High School Junior Scholarships

Each year high school junior students have a chance to apply to attend the
Utah Rural Electric Association (UREA) Youth Leadership Challenge to be
eligible, the student’s immediate family must receive electric service from
Dixie Power and the student must be attending a local high school.

Once students are selected to attend the five day, all expenses paid
conference they have a chance to win one of the following awards:

$10,000 Dixie Escalante Power Scholarships to be awarded. One
student selected to represent UREA at the NRECA National Youth Tour in
Washington D.C. ($2,500)

Scholarships will be awarded to the participants with the highest points
from the following areas: Following UREA rules and guidelines, attitude,
participation, and a written test. Scholarships are awarded Thursday evening at
the Conference.

The Conference is held in July each year and draws over 100 students
representing seven electric cooperatives, and one telephone cooperative in four
states. The Conference is held to acquaint youths with rural electric
cooperatives, but lessons are also taught in politics and government along with
self-esteem and self-improvement.

Applications are available in March, with a deadline the 30th of April.

Junior Scholarship Application

2018 Michael F. Peterson Youth Leadership Participants
2017 Michael F. Peterson Youth Leadership Participants

2016 UREA Youth Leadership Participants
UREA Youth Leadership Participants

UREA Youth Leadership Participants

2013 UREA Youth Leadership Participants

2012 UREA Youth Leadership Participants
2011 UREA Youth Leadership Participants

High School Senior Scholarships

Each year Dixie Power awards scholarships to high school seniors. These
seniors must meet certain criteria and are asked to submit an essay. Then they
must be available for an interview if chosen as a finalist.

In order to apply for the scholarship, the senior must meet the following

  • You and your family must be members/consumers of Dixie Power
  • You must be attending a local high school
  • You must be a high school senior on track for graduation, with a
    G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher (provide copy of G.P.A.)
  • You have not received a scholarship/award from Dixie Power in the

Winners will be selected by a scholarship committee comprised of board
members and other appointed individuals. All applicants are notified of the
scholarship committee’s decision approximately 45 days following the
application deadline. The application deadline for the Senior High School Scholarship is October 31,2017.

Senior High School Scholarship Application

Applications will be available in October.

2018 Senior Scholarship Winners

2017 Scholarship Recipients

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Recipients

2014 Scholarship Recipients
2013 Scholarship Recipients
2012 Scholarship Recipients