PG&E offering 200 college scholarships

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is now accepting scholarship applications for college-bound high schoolers as well as current college and continuing students living in Northern and Central California. More than200 awards totaling nearly $700,000 are being made available through PG&E Scholarships, which includes the Better Together STEM Scholarship and employee resource group (ERG) scholarship programs.

PG&E Scholarships information, including criteria and applications, is available on PG&E’s website. To be considered for a scholarship, all applications must be submitted by Feb. 5, 2018.

“Many PG&E Scholarship recipients are the first in their families to attend college. These scholarships will help the leaders and innovators of tomorrow achieve their education and career goals. We’re proud to invest in these promising students and to help build a better California,” said Dinyar Mistry, PG&E senior vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer.

PG&E Scholarships are awarded annually to help offset the cost of higher education. Better Together STEM Scholarship recipients will receive a one-time scholarship of $10,000 to assist in their pursuit of higher education in engineering, computer science, cyber security or environmental sciences. ERG scholarship beneficiaries will receive awards from $1,000 to $10,000 for exemplary scholastic achievement and community leadership.

Since 2012, PG&E’s Better Together STEM Scholarship Program has given nearly $3.6 million to accomplished students based on a combined demonstration of community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and academic achievement.

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