Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship

  • Deadline: 09/30/2019
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 3
  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Website: https://www.directenergy.com/scholarship
  • Phone: 1-866-348-4193
  • Fax: Not Available
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Three annual scholarships of (one of $5000 and two of $2500) for students enrolled in accredited colleges or universities and legal residents of one of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and D.C.)

Full Description

Direct Energy is a company dedicated to deliver brighter homes and businesses through innovation and consumer empowerment. They help their clients take full advantage of their energy choice to live brighter lives with accessible energy plans, innovative product offerings, engaging customer service and high-end home services.

Each year, they offer three scholarships (one of $5000 and two others of $2500) for students enrolled in accredited colleges or universities who, additionally, are legal residents of one of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and D.C.)

In order to apply, candidates must either write a 500-words essay or create a 60-120 seconds video describing how they live their lives brighter within their communities due to Direct Energy’s services.

The deadline for the applications is September 30, 2019.

Who's eligible?

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • They must be legal residents of one of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and D.C.)
  • They must have a GPA of minimum 3.0
  • They must be at least 18 years of age

How to Apply

Applicants are required to either write a 500 words essay or create a 60 to 120 seconds video explaining how they live their lives brighter within their communities (in terms of innovative energy plans and product offerings, engaging customer service and high-end home services). The video should begin with a 10-seconds title screen, including the following information: producer’s name, name of college/university, city/state of the university, title of the video, duration of the video.

Candidates should complete and submit the online application form (available at https://www.directenergy.com/scholarship/scholarship-application) no later than September 30, 2019. The application should contain the following information:

  • Personal details of the applicant and university
  • Copy of the applicant’s transcript (.doc, .pdf, .txt, .jpg, or .png. format)
  • The essay or a link to their video on Youtube

Scholarship listed under: Merit Based Scholarships

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