PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship

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There are two levels of awards:
The program targets to award up to 10 scholarships of up to $30,000. Awards are renewable up to four additional years or until a certificate, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance.

All remaining awards will be $2,500 each. The $2,500 awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Be a minimum of 16 years of age and be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a current postsecondary undergraduate student.
Live within the PG&E Service Area
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2012-2013 academic year.

NOTE: Nontraditional students who are returning to school or planning to pursue a postsecondary education for the first time are eligible and encouraged to apply.

How do I apply?

For complete program details and to apply, visit and be sure your application is submitted by February 17, 2012. Applicants will receive an email from Scholarship America acknowledging receipt of their online application.


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