This scholarship is for women 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 have a 3.0 unweighted GPA and be graduating high school seniors planning to attend college in the Fall of 2013 or current college students. Applicants must be pursuing a degree or career within the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields as they pertain to the environmental, business, or energy sectors. Dependents of PG&E employees are eligible for this scholarship; however, employees of PG&E are not. Scholarships will be awarded based on GPA, academic strength, leadership experience, community involvement, financial need, work experience, academic focus, personal references, and a written essay.
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.