San Isabel Electric Association, Inc. to Offer Over $15,000 in College Scholarships
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PUEBLO WEST, CO – The second year of the $1,000 San Isabel Electric Scholarship and $5,000 Powered-Up Scholarship is
well underway. Scholarship application packets were posted online and delivered to all area high school counselors on
January 31, 2017 to give the students ample time to return their applications by the due date, February 28, 2017.
Advertising for this amazing opportunity has also run for the last month. However, this is a very different scholarship
program than it used to be.
It has been a long-standing tradition for rural electric cooperatives to invest in their communities’ youth by way of funding
for higher education. San Isabel Electric has participated in this tradition locally for decades by honoring the salutatorian
and valedictorian from each high school located in the service territory. The students were already chosen and awarded
their scholarship, with the grand prize scholarship going to the student whose name was pulled out of a hat during the
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