Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency

IAEE Scholarship Program

To help ensure the continued success and development of future energy efficiency professionals in Iowa, and in keeping with IAEE’s mission “To promote the Art and Science of Energy Efficiency,” a student scholarship has been created to assist students in pursuing an education related to energy efficiency.

IAEE will award up to 2 - $1,000 scholarships to individuals.*

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Have a High School diploma or GED at the time of application
  • Be a student pursuing a degree which supports the mission of IAEE
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in Iowa
  • Completed a minimum of one semester/trimester of post-secondary education
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Committed to pursuing a career in the energy efficiency industry
  • Students may be awarded more than one scholarship over multiple years, but no student will be awarded more than $2,000.00 total. A student must reapply to be considered in subsequent years


Not eligible are:

  • Individuals pursuing post-graduate degree
  • Individuals who have previously received a total of $2,000.00 in IAEE scholarship funding
  • Students graduating prior to the fall semester of the year the scholarship is awarded
     

You must submit the following documents to be considered for a scholarship:

  • Completed application (Word version) (PDF version)
  • Letters of recommendation:
    • Letters should focus on your interest, knowledge, and desire to pursue energy efficiency
    • No more than five letters may be submitted
    • No more than one letter from the same company
    • One letter must be from the applicant’s educational institution
    • Letters may not be from family members
    • A letter from an IAEE member will be provided additional points
  • Recent copy of your transcript
     

            All documents must be mailed together to: IAEE, PO Box 31112, Johnston, IA  50131

            Documents must be received by April 26, 2019


Scholarship Award Policies

  • Scholarships are to be used as part of the recipients’ total financial aid package to cover required tuition books, supplies, tools and/or fees
  • Scholarships will be paid directly to the post-secondary school
  • Students may win more than one scholarship over multiple years, but no student will be awarded more than $2,000.00 total. A student must reapply to be considered in subsequent years
  • All funds must be used within one year of the date of the award

 

*Based on the quality of the applications, IAEE is not obligated to award any scholarships

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