Northwest Lineman College Be Someone Scholarship


Be Someone Scholarship Northwest Lineman College 2018 Guidelines and Application

2018 Scholarship Guidelines

About the Scholarship:

The purpose of this Northwest Lineman College Scholarship is to provide the opportunity for a young person interested in a career in the power delivery industry to complete the Electrical Lineworker Program at Northwest Lineman College through a tuition grant to a qualified High School student who has gained admission to the ELP.

Applicant Eligibility:

– Be a graduating senior from a High School in Oroville or surrounding ares, or be a graduating senior who has attended at least 1 year at one of these Hugh Schools.

– Submit a completed application packet.

– Be accepted into the Northwest Lineman College Electrical Lineworker Program.

Amount and Use:

– There is one scholarship available per year that covers full tuition and tools associated with the Electrical Lineworker Program. The student is responsible for all other fees and expenses associated with the program such as application fee, lab fee, CDL costs, optional courses, housing and living expenses.

– Scholarship fund must be applied to a NLC ELP term that begins in the same calendar year in which the student graduates high school. Scholarship funds may not be deferred beyond this time frame.

– Scholarship funds will not be issued directly to the student, but will be applied toward the student’s tuition and tool balance owed.

Selection Criteria:

– Cumulative GPA (3.0 or above preferred).

– One- to two-page letter (typed, 12-point font) by student stating why he/she would like to pursue a career in linework, how this scholarship will help, and how he/she plans to pay for living expenses and additional costs while at NLC.

– Two reference letters from a school counselor, principal, teacher or coach.

Scholarship Selection Committee:

– One representative from each of the High Schools.

– One representative from Northwest Lineman College.

– A third committee member from Northwest Lineman College, High Schools or the community.

Application Package Components:

– Completed application form.

– One- to two-page letter (typed, 12-point font) by student stating why he/she would like to pursue a career in linework, how this scholarship will help, and how he/she plans to pay for living expenses and additional costs while at NLC.

– Two reference letters from a school counselor, principal, teacher or coach.

– Official high school transcript.

Proof of acceptance into the NLC Electrical Lineworker Program for the calendar year in which the student will graduate high school.

Deadline and Submission Information:

– May 1, 2018 deadline.

– Completed application packets shall be submitted to the office of: Tina McGee, Northwest Lineman College [email protected] 530-764-2125

– Questions regarding this scholarship should be addressed to the office of:┬áTina McGee, Northwest Lineman College [email protected] 530-764-2125

Northwest Lineman College Information:

– Website ( https://lineman.edu)

– Electrical Lineworker Program: ( https://lineman.edu/become-a-lineworker/)

– Application Information ( https://www.apply.lineman.edu/)

– Catalog ( https://lineman.edu/nlccatalogs/)

– Career Outlook ( https://lineman.edu/career-outlook-graphic/)

– Costs ( https://online.flipbuilder.com/ithu/fxhr/mobile/index.html#p=26)

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