Platte River Power Authority Offering Scholarship to Local Students

$3,000 Scholarship will be Awarded to a Student in Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, or Loveland

Platte River Power Authority is pleased to announce that its $3,000 Roy J. Rohla Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a local student in 2016 through the RMEL Foundation. The application for the scholarship can be found by visiting and clicking RMEL Foundation. The application deadline is February 11, 2016.

Platte River Power Authority donated $3,000 to the RMEL Foundation and asked that a scholarship be given to a high school senior or college student whose permanent residence is located in Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, or Loveland.

Through the scholarship, local students will also gain exposure to a diverse and exciting electric energy career when they are added to the National Electric Energy Career Jump Start Directory. Even if an applicant doesn’t receive a scholarship, their information (with their permission) will be shared with hundreds of RMEL member companies from the across the country. These electric utilities of all types and services and supplier companies are actively seeking candidates for paid internships and employment opportunities. Anyone who wants to work in a longstanding industry that offers job security, innovation and never ending challenges, is encouraged to apply.

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