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2017 GGA High School Scholarship Information now available!

About the GGA Scholarship:

The Geysers Geothermal Association (GGA), a non‐profit association which is comprised of the various companies that constitute the geothermal industry in Lake, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, is pleased to announce the availability of the Fred Haley Memorial Scholarship. There will be one (1) scholarship awarded to a high school senior who has a relative(s) who is (are) or have been significantly involved with and spent significant time at The Geysers Geothermal facilities. The scholarship will be for $5,000. The scholarship program is one of the ways the GGA endeavors to be of service to the geothermal community.

Selection of recipient will be based upon eight items requested below. Please note that there is no formal application form for applying for this scholarship. Your application must include:

1. Applicant name, address and e-mail

2. Current official transcript through seven semesters of high school.
3. List of student activities including offices held.
4. List and brief description of all extracurricular and/or community activities.
5. Letter of verification and recommendation by the applicant's school counselor.
6. One‐page essay by the applicant about their future goals.
7. Brief statement by the applicant’s relative describing their current or past work relationship to The Geysers geothermal facilities.
8. One‐page essay answering the following question. “A description of the California Renewal Portfolio Standard and how geothermal energy contributes to that standard".

Applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2017. The successful recipient will be notified by June 10, 2017

Frank Obertance
Chairman, GGA Scholarship Fund  franko712 (at)comcast.net


Applications or Questions should be addressed to:

Calpine Geothermal Visitors Center

Attention: Vera Crabtree - GGA Scholarship Fund

15500 Central Park Rd,

Middletown, CA 95481

Telephone 707 987-4270


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