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Posted on: November 7, 2023

American Municipal Power (AMP) Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship opportunity

Lyle B. Wright Scholarship ($3,000) - must be a student whose household receives electricity from the Town of Front Royal.

Purpose: To establish an educational program encouraging high school students to further their education, and to create an awareness of careers in the municipal electric utility field. 

Awards: There are up to five (5), one-time scholarship awards of $3,000 each. Each municipality in the AMP member community (Town of Front Royal is a member) is to send AMP one nominee per scholarship. 

Rules and Eligibility: The following provisions will govern the acceptance of an applicant: 

1) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who has met all of the basic requirements for college or technical school entrance and has a cumulative, unweighted grade-point average based on an unweighted 4.0 scale for six (6) semesters 

2.) Applicant must send a completed application with a short essay on Electricity or Green Initiatives and attach their high school transcript with a cumulative grade-point average based on a 4.0 scale for six (6) semesters, to the Town of Front Royal by Wednesday, December 13, 2023. A committee will review all applications and one nominee will be selected. The Town will submit a letter to all applicants advising them of their status after December 15, 2023.


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