Applications sought for lineworker scholarship

Applications will be accepted through June 1 for an electric lineworker scholarship.

The $2,000 scholarship is available to applicants who live in Mesa County and plan to enroll in the electric lineworker certification program offered at Western Colorado Community College in Grand Junction.

Applications and information are available from Grand Valley Power at the website at www.gvp.org/scholarship-program. Applications may be submitted online, by mail or dropped off at the GVP office at 845 22 Road in Grand Junction.

A crew of Grand Valley Power linemen will review the applications and select the winner based on financial need, academic and work achievements and a personal essay.

For more information, call 242-0040.