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First to Attend Scholarship

Two First to Attend Scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, will be available to students who attend high school in San Isabel Electric’s service territory and will be the first person in their immediate family planning to attend their first year of higher education at an accredited college or university.  Students must enter college the same year as their graduation from high school.

Eligibility and application requirements 

  • The students’ parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be currently receiving electric service from San Isabel Electric.
  • The students’ primary address must be in San Isabel Electric’s service territory.
  • The student must be the first to attend a higher education institute in their immediate family.
  • The student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
  • The student must use a San Isabel Electric application form.
  • The student must provide a high school transcript.
  • The student must provide a copy of their resume, not to exceed two (2) pages.
  • The student must provide two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • The student must provide a 300-word or less essay on the designated topic; and in 50-words or less provide their personal goal statement. 

Selection of applicants 

  • All applications will be reviewed to verify requirements have been met. 
  • Applications will be graded by the San Isabel Electric Board of Directors, based on the quality of the applicant’s resume, essay, letters of recommendation and overall format, grammar and punctuation. 
  • The top two (2) students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.