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, applicants 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.

The deadline to apply is Monday, April 25, 2022.

Download the application here and mail or drop off the completed application to:


c/o Emily Compton

73233 State Route 70

Portola, CA 96122

Congratulations to our 2021 Recipients!

Arianna Geoia

Emily Sheridan

Shayna De Silva

Tristain McMichael