EmPOWERing Our Future Workforce

LPEA offers scholarships for graduating high school seniors or equivalent, including GED graduates within our service territory, to encourage careers with rural electric cooperatives. These scholarships aim to help students who wish to continue their academic education or want to become a lineworker. Scholarships are funded with Unclaimed Capital Credits as per LPEA Policy 203. You can find additional details and access the applications below. Keep scrolling for more information.

Join LPEA's Scholarship Q&A Session

LPEA invites students and parents to a special virtual Q&A Session dedicated to demystifying the scholarship application process on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. 

Register: HERE

During this informative session, you'll have the chance to:

  • Get personalized answers to your questions from experts on LPEA's scholarship selection committee.
  • Gain valuable insights into crafting a standout scholarship application.
  • Explore the array of exciting scholarship opportunities that await you.

Need Help?

If you need help or have any questions regarding the scholarships, please reach out! You can reach us at scholarships@lpea.coop or call us at (970) 247-5786.

$7,000 yearly for four years to a U.S. college or university.

$5,000 yearly for two years to a U.S. vocational school, technical school, junior college, or university.

$12,000 to any U.S. lineworker program.

$4,100 to any U.S. lineworker program.

$500 to any U.S. college or university.

$1,000 - $3,000 to any U.S. college or university.


EmPOWERing Our Current Workforce

LPEA offers scholarships to help working professionals acquire their Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certificate. This scholarship aims to help adults in the workforce who are interested in learning how to perform energy audits in our service territory. If you'd like more details on LPEA scholarships, email us at scholarships@lpea.coop or call us at (970) 247-5786.

$1,000 total to acquire Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certificate.