“We consider educating consumers to find the energy plan that’s right for them to be one of our priorities,” said Jeff Mumford, president of Choose Energy, Inc. “Our scholarship essay competition allows us to take that commitment to education one step further, to help deserving students pursue caree
FORT MILL, S.C. August 30, 2018
Deregulated energy marketplace Choose Energy, Inc. believes strongly that consumers should be educated about their energy choices. But its commitment to education goes deeper as well: The company is offering scholarships totaling $3,000 to help students pay for college.
Choose Energy matches residential and commercial energy users in 15 deregulated states with top electricity and natural gas providers. In deregulated states, customers have their choice of competitive energy suppliers; but the power is still delivered by traditional utilities. Customers may search for plans by price, term length and the amount of renewable energy, among other factors.
Students may win the Choose Energy scholarships by submitting the top essays on the benefits of renewable energy vs. “brown” energy, as evaluated by a panel of Choose Energy judges. Two scholarships – one for $2,000 and one for $1,000 – will be awarded. The contest is open to current college undergrads or current graduate students. Essays must be submitted by our online application by 11:59 p.m. October 31.
Eligibility requirements include the following:
- Essays must be 400-500 words about the benefits of using renewable energy vs. brown energy.
- Applicants must be college undergraduate students enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or college students enrolled in an accredited graduate school program, who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout the entire 2018-2019 academic year. Eligible schools must appear in the National Center for Education Statistics database (available at https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/).
For full scholarship contest rules, visit http://www.chooseenergy.com/scholarship/.
“We consider educating consumers to find the energy plan that’s right for them to be one of our priorities,” said Jeff Mumford, president of Choose Energy, Inc. “Our scholarship essay competition allows us to take that commitment to education one step further, to help deserving students pursue careers that are right for them.”
About Choose Energy, Inc:
Choose Energy, founded in 2008, aims to make energy choice simple and easy for everyone. The company uses its online marketplace to connect consumers and businesses in 15 deregulated states and the District of Columbia with leading electricity and natural gas retailers. It is part of Fort Mill, SC-based Red Ventures.
Managing Editor, ChooseEnergy.com
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