Liberty Utilities offering scholarship for Tahoe-Truckee students
Liberty Utilities is offering academic scholarships for eligible high school and college students within its service area around Lake Tahoe.
The eight schools participating in the fifth annual scholarship program are South Tahoe High School, Lake Tahoe Community College, Loyalton High School, Douglas High School (students residing in Alpine County only), Coleville High School, North Tahoe High School, Truckee High School and Portola High School.
“We’re very pleased to be able to offer these scholarships to deserving students,” Jeanne-Marie Bruno, president of Liberty Utilities-California, said in a press release. “We really enjoy offering this kind of educational support within the communities we serve.”
The seven high school scholarships are $500 each. High school seniors must have a minimum unweighted grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and be accepted to an accredited four-year or two-year university or college or an accredited vocational school, according to the press release. They also must have some community service experience in the community they reside in.
The LTCC scholarship is $750.
Interested students should contact their school’s financial aid office or counselor to find out more about the scholarship and to obtain an application. The individual schools have different deadlines, but all scholarships will be awarded starting mid-May through the end of June.
Liberty Utilities representatives will attend the school’s awards ceremonies to present the deserving students with their scholarships.
Visit libertyutilities.com to learn more.
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