EmPOWERing Our Future Workforce

LPEA offers scholarships for graduating high school seniors or equivalent (including GED graduates) in our La Plata and Archuleta Counties service territory. These scholarships aim to help students continue their academic and trade school education and encourage careers with rural electric cooperatives. Scholarships are funded with Unclaimed Capital Credits as per LPEA Policy 203

EmPOWERing Our Current Workforce

LPEA offers scholarships to help working professionals acquire their Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certificate. This scholarship aims to help adults in the workforce who are interested in learning how to perform energy audits in our service territory. If you'd like more details on LPEA scholarships, email us at scholarships@lpea.coop or call us at (970) 247-5786.

Active Scholarships

$1,000 total to acquire Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certificate.

Inactive Scholarships

$500 to any U.S. college or university.

$1,000 - $3,000 to any U.S. college or university.

$5,000 a year for two years to a vocational school, technical school, junior college, or university in the U.S.

$7,000 each year for four years to a college or university in the U.S.

$12,000 to any U.S. lineworker program.