Dominion Energy, the parent company to Dominion Energy Ohio, is awarding $500,000 in scholarships this year to assist African American and other underrepresented minority students who reside in the company’s service area.
The scholarship application period is open until Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. Central Standard Time.
To be eligible, students must:
- Self-identify as Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander with higher education expenses; and
- Be high school seniors or graduates, or current college undergraduates residing in Connecticut, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Idaho, Wyoming or Utah, with plans to enroll full time at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
In all, 60 scholarships totaling $500,000 will be awarded in 2021. Of those, 20 scholarships of $5,000 each will be made available for students enrolled in two-year schools, while 40 scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to students enrolled in four-year schools. Scholarship recipients will be able to renew scholarships as they progress in school, provided they meet certain criteria, such as GPA requirements and residence in an eligible state.
Students can learn more and apply at www.DominionEnergy.com/EquityScholarships.