OPALCO Now Accepting Applications for Youth Scholarships

Posted March 3, 2020 at 5:15 am by

APPLY NOW: Col­lege Schol­ar­ships up to $2,100
Nour­dine Jensen Coop­er­a­tive Youth Schol­ar­ship Appli­ca­tions Due April 10

ICUA Youth Ral­ly 2019 — Con­tributed photo

OPALCO’s is accept­ing schol­ar­ship appli­ca­tions from high school sopho­mores and juniors. Three schol­ars will receive a $1,000 schol­ar­ship from OPALCO and the fam­i­ly of Nour­dine Jensen. Part of the schol­ar­ship includes an all-expens­es paid trip to the Youth Ral­ly, a co-op lead­er­ship camp in Ida­ho. Appli­ca­tions are avail­able online and are due by 4:30 pm on Fri­day, April 10.

The Youth Ral­ly is a week of fun social net­work­ing, per­son­al growth and learn­ing with about 100 stu­dents from eight west­ern states. Activ­i­ties include a day at the water park, vol­ley­ball, bowl­ing, social dances, team-build­ing games and edu­ca­tion­al ses­sions on lead­er­ship, grass­roots gov­er­nance and the pow­er indus­try. Stu­dents can earn addi­tion­al schol­ar­ships for up to $1,100 at the Ral­ly award­ed by the Ida­ho Con­sumer Owned Util­i­ty Asso­ci­a­tion (ICUA).

It’s easy to apply: fill out a one-page appli­ca­tion and write a one-page let­ter explain­ing why you would be a good ambas­sador of OPALCO. Appli­ca­tions are onlinewww.opalco.com/members/youth-rally-scholarships/.

Appli­ca­tions are due on Fri­day, April 10 at 4:30 pm to Suzanne Olson – solson@opalco.com. Please call Suzanne at 360–376-3537 if you have ques­tions. And, check out pho­tos from past years at https://www.flickr.com/photos/opalco/ and also on Face­book @ICUAYouthRally.

Orcas Pow­er & Light Coop­er­a­tive (OPALCO) is our mem­ber-owned coop­er­a­tive elec­tric util­i­ty, serv­ing more than 11,400 mem­bers on 20 islands in San Juan Coun­ty. OPALCO pro­vides elec­tric­i­ty that is 97% green­house-gas free and is gen­er­at­ed pre­dom­i­nant­ly by hydro­elec­tric plants. OPALCO was found­ed in 1937. Fol­low OPALCO @OrcasPower on Face­book and Twitter.

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