Alliant taking applications for area STEM scholarships

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – January 9, 2018 – Alliant Energy is seeking applications for its 2018 Innovation Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners.

To qualify, applicants must be age 24 or younger and a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers themselves, of one of Alliant Energy’s utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light).

Award selection is based on the submission of a 300-word essay about an innovative idea to solve a problem within the student’s community using science, technology, engineering and/or math. Other selection criteria include participation in a leadership role in community service activities and volunteer work, academic grade point average, and standardized test scores.

Application deadline is February 15. For more information or to apply, visit scholarsapply.org/alliantenergyinnovation.

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