REU Powering Redding’s Future Scholarship and Grant Fund

Both college scholarships and technical school grants are offered to Redding residents.

Redding Electric Utility (REU) is proud to offer students in the Redding community awards from the REU Powering Redding’s Future Scholarship and Grant Fund, Program. The purpose of REU’s Program is to identify and support local students dreaming and planning to attend a college/university or technical school. The primary goals of REU’s Powering Redding’s Future program is to encourage Redding’s youth to consider a college/university or technical school education that may lead to career opportunities in the electric utility industry, preferably with REU. This program will award up to $50,000 in college scholarships and technical school grants for local students each year. During open application period students may learn more about eligibility and apply for the College Scholarship or Community/Technical School Grant Program online.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Closed

Open Application Season: November – March annually

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a REU customer living in REU’s service area or have an REU customer as a legal guardian
  • Current High School Senior OR currently enrolled in a post-secondary school (community college, college/university, technical school)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Will attend a 4-year college or university full-time the fall semester following application
  • Plan to obtain a qualifying STEM degree (list available)
  • City of Redding employees and their immediate family (spouse, children, and siblings) are ineligible for this scholarship.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Closed

Open Application Season: November – March annually

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a REU customer living in REU’s service area or have an REU customer as a legal guardian
  • Current High School Senior OR currently enrolled in an accredited community college or technical school
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Will attend a community college or technical school full-time the fall semester following application
  • City of Redding employees and their immediate family (spouse, children, and siblings) are ineligible for this scholarship.