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Alliant Energy Community Service Scholarship

The Alliant Energy Foundation is offering a new scholarship opportunity to recognize outstanding community leadership in young people and help students reach their academic goals. Up to 25 $1,000 scholarships are awarded to Midwest students annually through the new Alliant Energy Foundation Community Service Scholarship Program.


Award selection is based on participation in a leadership role in community service activities and volunteer work; academic grade point average; standardized test scores; and the content of a 250-word essay submission. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must have participated in a leadership role in community service work or volunteer activities. They must also meet the following criteria:
- Be age 24 or under
- Be a dependent child of a current customer, or be a current customer, of one of Alliant Energy’s utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light)
- Have a cumulative high school grade point average between 2.5 and 4.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); emphasis will be placed on community service leadership activities
- Reside within the Alliant Energy service territory at the time of application
- Plan to enroll in, for the first time, beginning in the upcoming fall semester, a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school located within Iowa, Wisconsin or Minnesota

Scholarship awards are for one year only and are limited to undergraduate study. Applications will be accepted from December 23rd through February 15th.

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