$500 Scholarships For High School Students Who Live in St. Charles

$500 Scholarships For High School Students Who Live in St. Charles

The city of St. Charles, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association is offering four $500 scholarships to eligible high school students.

To qualify, applicants must be high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are residential customers of city of St. Charles utilities. Eligible students must submit an application and essay of 500 words or less addressing one of three utility-related questions. Applications and essays are due March 10, 2017.

The application and list of essay questions can be downloaded at http://www.imea.org/Documents/IMUAScholarshipApp.pdf.

The scholarship program seeks to promote and recognize scholastic achievement, as well as create greater awareness among young adults of the many issues facing consumers and public power municipalities. For more information, contact IMUA at 217-789-4632 or visit www.imea.org/IMUA_Scholarship.aspx.

SOURCE: city of St. Charles news release

About the City of St. Charles

Friendly neighborhoods, diverse retailers, international employers, innovative schools, beautiful parks, varied cultural amenities, and unique architecture have earned St. Charles its reputation as the Pride of the Fox. Located in both DuPage and Kane counties, the city of St. Charles is 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, and has a population of approximately 33,000. Over 1,800 businesses, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants and manufacturing facilities, employ more than 18,000 people. The city of St. Charles was named the #1 City for Families by Family Circle® magazine in 2011; one of the “150 Great Places in Illinois,” by the AIA Illinois; and one of the “Top 10 Towns To Live In” by West Suburban Living magazine. www.stcharlesil.gov

About the IMUA

Organized in 1948, IMUA is a statewide trade association which represents the unified interests of, and provides services to, 64 municipalities which operate their own electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and wastewater treatment systems.