This scholarship is for students who reside themselves or whose parent(s)/guardian(s) resides in the PG&E service area in Northern and Central California. (The service area in Northern and Central California stretches from Eureka in the north to Bakersfield in the south, and from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Sierra Nevada in the east and includes the following counties: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba.) To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to attend college in the Fall of 2013 or current college students. Dependents of PG&E employees are eligible for this scholarship; however, employees of PG&E are not. Scholarships are awarded based on their essay, community involvement, financial need, school activities (for graduating high school seniors), and major (for current college students). An interview may also be requested.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.