Welcome to the Sierra Pacific Foundation Scholarship web page. Sierra Pacific Industries is proud to extend a scholarship opportunity to the college-bound dependent children (up to age 26) of its employees through the Sierra Pacific Foundation Program. 2018 marks the 39th year of awarding scholarships to deserving students attending accredited undergraduate colleges and a wide range of trade schools including beauty college, mechanics, flight school, etc. The Foundation is committed to encouraging higher education, recognizing individual achievement and awarding excellence in the varied educational pursuits of our company’s youth.
You will find detailed instructions at the beginning of each application that outline the requirements necessary to complete the application. Please use the correct application form and follow those instructions carefully as they may change from year to year. Returning applicants, be sure your Fall 2017 college transcript is sent to us from your college no later than the postmark deadline. New applicant's parent or guardian must be employed by SPI as of December 15, 2017 to qualify for this scholarship. Returning applicants must meet all other scholarship requirements. You may obtain the tuition costs needed for the application from your school’s website or www.collegeboard.com.
New Applications must be returned in triplicate by the February 23rd deadline in order to be considered.
IMPORTANT: Returning Applications are now 100% on-line. They must be completed and submitted via the on-line portal.
All new and 5th year applicants must participate in an interview. Applicants who must commute long distance will be offered a Skype or a Facetime interview*. Phone interviews may be available by request.
* If you need help setting up Skype or Facetime, click here for our FAQ or contact us in advance of your scheduled interview appointment.
2018 NEW APPLICANT FORM
First Time Applicants: If you are completing a Sierra Pacific Foundation Scholarship Application for the first time, click the link above for the application and instructions.
2018 RETURNING APPLICANTS
Returning Applicants: If you have completed a Sierra Pacific Foundation Scholarship Application in any previous year, click the link above for the application and instructions.
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 20th, 2018 and received by us no later than 5:00 PM February 23rd, 2018. We look forward to hearing from you.