Alternative Energy Scholarship

General Information

Applicants must be:
U.S. citizens
High school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited U.S. college or Students currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. college
Have a minimum GPA of 3.00

How to Apply?
Interested students must fill out the application form below to apply. From there, students can upload their essays directly. For video entries, students should upload to YouTube and submit a link to their video. They must also provide proof of enrollment to an accredited U.S. college or their most recent college transcript.

Submissions should be creative, engaging, and thought-provoking. We want to see logical arguments that challenge us to think about the issues at hand. Essays should be grammatically correct and be free of typos, and videos should be free of audio and visual errors.

All submissions should be wholly original works. If plagiarism is found, the submission is automatically disqualified. Students may share information from any source, but it should be written in their own words with sources cited when referring to a specific study or quote. We will verify that all entries are original using plagiarism software.

For your submission, please write an essay of (1,500 to 2,500 words) or create a video thatÂ’s (15 to 20 minutes) long about of the topic listed below:

What is the overall carbon footprint of electric mowers (trimmers, blowers, tractors or other related equipment for garden) in comparison to their petroleum-powered counterparts? Does their overall electrical consumption outweigh the emissions caused by a gas alternative?

Deadline: December 10

Award Date: December 15

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