Applications sought for Grand Valley Power scholarships

Rita Sanders

Grand Valley Power based in Grand Junction is accepting applications for college scholarships as well as scholarships for electric lineworker training.

Applications will be accepted through March 1 for college scholarships. Applications are due June 1 for lineworker scholarships.

“Grand Valley Power is dedicated to empowering future generations of our community,” said Rita Sanders, director of marketing and communications. “Providing students with the financial support they need to continue their education is an important part of our guiding principles.”

Grand Valley Power expects to award $20,500 in college scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $2,000 each. Applicants must live in a home served by Grand Valley Power. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, volunteer or work achievements and a personal essay. Lineworker scholarships are available to Mesa County residents.

Scholarship applications are available at high school counseling offices and the Colorado Mesa University financial aid website. For more information, call (970) 242-0040 or send an email to