The Governor’s Office of Energy Development and Chevron Corporation have announced the opening of the Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program. The program will help to expand science, technology, engineering and math educational opportunities for Utah students. Lt. Gov. Cox made the scholarship announcement at the fourth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit that was presented by the Governor’s Office of Energy Development at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
About the Scholarship Provider:
The Energy Workforce Scholarship Program is provided by the combined effect of The Governor’s Office of Energy Development and Chevron Corporation. Chevron is an American multinational energy corporation that has long demonstrated its leadership in the realm of K-12 education. It has deployed millions of dollars to Utah schools over the last few years through its “Fuel Your School” program. Now it is providing a generous gift of $20,000 to launch the scholarship program to STEM education in Utah.
About the Scholarship:
One 11th grader from each congressional district in Utah will have the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship. The students will continue to pursue an energy-related degree from a Utah university by creating a short documentary that explores the state’s energy sector. Scholarships will be awarded to four students each year, and these are intended to cover one semester at a Utah institution of higher education.
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