Scholarships

Washington Youth Tour Scholarships

PSREC will select one student to take an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in June, 2019. The Washington Youth Tour is open to all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors whose primary residence in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Washoe counties is supplied with either electric power through PSREC, or Internet service through Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications.

Deadline to apply is Friday, November 16, 2018. Download the Washington Youth Tour Application (PDF)

For more information, visit the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s page on The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

For more information specific to PSREC’s Youth Tour group, visit Arizona WYT.

View a video of one past participant’s experience from Mojave Electric Cooperative.

Watch a video from the Youth Leadership Council about the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

Congratulations to our 2018 Recipient!

Photograph of Austin Griffin wearing grey v-neck t-shirt in front of a grey background
Austin Griffin

Plumas-Sierra REC and Telecommunications Citizen-Scholar Scholarships

Attending a college or university next fall? Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) and Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications will be offering two $1,000 scholarships in a program designed to enhance the education and resulting careers of deserving rural students.

All interested students are invited and encouraged to apply. To qualify, applicant must be at least a senior in high school with no upper age limit, and their primary residence in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Washoe counties must be supplied with either electric power through Plumas-Sierra REC, or telecommunications services through its subsidiary.

Deadline to apply is Friday, March 15, 2019. Download the Scholarship Application (PDF)

Congratulations to our 2018 Recipients!

Electric scholarship winner Leta Stock in a meadow.
Leta Stock
Telecom scholarship winner Sarah Fee in a meadow.
Sarah Fee