Powerline Scholarship Program

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North West REC Powerline Scholarship Program:

This program is designed to assist persons enrolled in a course of powerline training at Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon.


A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to an individual who has met the eligibility requirements. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside in the four-county area served by North West REC (Ida, Plymouth, O’Brien and Sioux Counties).
  • Be a member or the child of a member of North West REC.
  • Be accepted as a full time student in the powerline program at Northwest Iowa Community College.
  • File a scholarship application with North West REC by March 31, 2017.

All applicants are required to submit an application form as well as their most recent academic transcript. The criteria for the award will be based upon community and school activities, potential for success and grade point average.

A check will be made out to both the recipient and Northwest Iowa Community College and will be sent to the recipient prior to the beginning of the second semester of course work.

For an application or more information, contact:

North West REC
Attn: Lorraine
Po Box 435
Orange City, IA 51041
712-707-4935 or 1-800-766-2099
legdorf@nwrec.coop