ConnectGen Sustainable Future Scholarship

ConnectGen is a developer of renewable energy projects across the United States, including the proposed Rail Tie Wind Project under development in Albany County. With this scholarship, ConnectGen seeks to support a graduating high school senior who intends to pursue further education to address climate change and other environmental challenges.

An annual scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded, to be used by the applicant for the upcoming academic year.

Any questions about the scholarship can be submitted to info@railtiewind.com.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Albany County Resident.
  • Graduating from high school in the spring of 2021.
  • Attending a University or Community College in Fall of 2021. Preference will be given to students who will be attending university or community college in Wyoming.

Submission Requirements:

  1. Application Form (download here)
  2. Official high school transcript
  3. Essay questions (no more than 400 words per question):
    1. Describe your interest in clean energy, sustainability and/or the environment, and detail the activities you have participated in to support these interests.
    2. How do you hope to use your university/community college degree to address climate change and other environmental challenges?
    3. What impact would this scholarship have on your education?

Submission Instructions:

Submissions are due via email by May 31, 2021. All entries should be submitted to info@railtiewind.com with the subject line “ConnectGen Sustainable Future Scholarship – [Applicant Name]”.

Scholarship will be awarded by June 15, 2021.

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