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Four Corners power Plant Navajo Scholarships

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation
Attn: Four Corners power Plant Program
P.O. Box 355
MS 4918
Fruitland, NM 87416
(505) 598-8213
Web: www.pinnaclewest.com

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to members of the Navajo Nation who live near the Four Corners and are interested in attending college in any state to p0repare for a career in the electric utility industry.

Eligibility

This program is open to members of the Navajo Nation who live near the Four Corners and are attending or planning to attend a college or university in any state as a full-time student.  

Applicants must intend to major in a field that will prepare them for a career in the electric utility industry:

  • accounting
  • business administration
  • chemistry
  • computer science
  • engineering
  • human resources
  • medical science and technology
  • nursing
  • occupational safety
  • vocational programs
  • water treatment

They must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Along with their application, they must submit 3 essays of 300 words each on

  •  their career plans, why they have chosen that field, and what they have done to demonstrate their interest in that field
  • their ability to deal with others effectively
  • how society will benefit from their education

Financial data

The stipend ranges from $1,000 to $1,500 per year

Duration

1 year; may be renewed, provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements

Additional information

This program was established in 1995

Number awarded

Varies each year

Deadline

June of each year