Alliant Energy: Offers college innovation scholarships
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Alliant Energy offers college Innovation Scholarships
Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded in Iowa and Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. – January 9, 2018 – Alliant Energy is seeking applications for its 2018 Innovation Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners.
To qualify, applicants must be age 24 or younger and a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers themselves, of one of Alliant Energy's utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light).
Award selection is based on the submission of a 300-word essay about an innovative idea to solve a problem within the student’s community using science, technology, engineering and/or math. Other selection criteria include participation in a leadership role in community service activities and volunteer work, academic grade point average, and standardized test scores.
Application deadline is February 15. For more information or to apply, visit scholarsapply.org/alliantenergyinnovation.
The Alliant Energy Foundation is a philanthropic organization created by Alliant Energy Corporation and is operated as a separate entity led by its own board of directors. The Foundation is committed to making a positive difference in the communities where Alliant Energy employees, retirees and customers live and work. The Foundation, which is funded solely by Alliant Energy shareowners, seeks to further the corporation’s goal of being a good corporate citizen and contributing member of society. Since 1998, the Foundation has contributed more than $48 million to innovative projects and local non-profits. For more information, visit alliantenergy.com/foundation.