PG&E Scholarships Applications Are Now Open

Deadline February 1, 2013


PG&E has a wide variety of scholarships to offer ranging from the $1,000 to the $5,000. Check these out, there is probably one  you qualify for! (link at the bottom of the post)


You need to please send a separate application package to each Employee Resource Group to which you are applying. Be sure to review the application supplements for each group to which you are applying, as there are additional requirements for each group. The applications and all supporting documents must be postmarked or e-mailed by Friday, February 1, 2013.


Required documents for a complete scholarship application packet:

qCompleted and signed application form

qEssay(s) on the topic specified per the erg application supplement

qCopy of PG&E bill from within the last six months or other proof of residency in the PG&E service area

qTwo (2) letters of recommendation from teachers, guidance counselors, coaches, community leaders, mentors, or work supervisors


Some of the ergs require additional documents. Be sure to review the erg application supplements for those requirements.


Applicants for the PrideNetwork scholarships should not complete this application. Instead, please go to for a link to the online application.


u  You will be notified by April 12, 2013, of your scholarship application status and next steps (if applicable).

u  Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited school within the United States and provide a student ID number before any scholarship funds will be disbursed.

u  PG&E scholarships are mailed directly to recipients’ schools and may only be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Checks are not sent directly to students nor their families.


PG&E offers a very wide variety of scholarships and there is bound to be one that you qualify for. Be sure to check out the website to see the list and qualifications for all ot the scholarhips offered there.


Applications are available in the Counseling Office Scholarship Box and online. For more information and the online application, click on the following link: