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R.E. Ginna Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America ®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the R.E. Ginna Scholarship Program must be:

  • High school seniors attending Webster Schroeder High School, Webster R.L. Thomas High School or Wayne Central High School.
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Planning to major in engineering technologies, physical science (such as chemistry, physics, environmental science or biology, etc.) or a skilled/craft trade (such as welder, boilermaker, pipe-fitter, etc.)
  • Have a minimum ‘B’ grade point average (GPA) of 85% or 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or the equivalent.

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award.
  • Awards are one-time only and are not renewable.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Preference will be given to students entering a nuclear-specific field of study or skilled craft/trade with desire to obtain employment in the local community.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m.
Central Time on April 10, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!