IEA Scholarship ProgramThe Program and its Purpose

The Intermountain Electrical Association has established the IEA Education Fund Scholarship Program to reward the academic excellence of sons and daughters, as well as the financial need of its members and their employees.

Administration of the Program

All phases of the scholarship competition, including selection of winners and determination of the amount of the scholarship awards, are managed by the eight member IEA Scholarship Selection Committee. This committee is appointed by the IEA Board of Directors. All decisions made by the committee are final concerning the selection process.

Conditions of Eligibility

Applicants must:
1. Be dependents of IEA members or their employees, who are in good standing as of March 1 of the current year.
2. Attend or plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school.

The Application Procedure

Applicants must:
1. Be certain they meet the qualifications described in this policy.
2. Download and Print out an IEA Scholarship application.

a. Complete and sign the application.

b. Secure a current and official transcript

c. Give the application to a school official for completion of the applicant appraisal and transcript information

Obtain three (3) letters of recommendations from non-relatives.

a. Mail completed applications, an official transcript and three letters.

b. Return all application materials postmarked no later than March 15 to:

IEA Scholarship Program

2125 West 2300 South

West Valley City, Utah 84119

801-484-7900 Fax 801-486-6916

The Selection Process

IEA Selection Committee has total responsibility for selecting the award winners on the basis of student’s academic record, participation in school and community activities, work experience, financial need, and an applicant appraisal.

This Committee receives the applications, makes the selection of award recipients, and determines the amount of the awards.

Announcement and Distribution of Awards

All applicants will be notified regarding their recipient or non-recipient status on or about May 1.

The Scholarship fund will be distributed from the IEA office. Students will be required to furnish tuition vouchers, receipts or canceled check for tuition to redeem award, as is the case for reimbursement for book and lab fee expenses.

Responsibilities of the Applicant

Applicants to the IEA Scholarship Fund Program should remember that it is their responsibility to fulfill these requirements:

1. Gather and submit the information necessary for the Committee to select the IEA Scholarship Fund Program recipients as described.

2. Apply for admission to colleges, universities, or other post-high school education programs.

3. Meet the entrance requirements of the institution they have chosen.

4. Gain admission to the institution of their choice.

Obligations

No obligation of any kind will be imposed upon award winners by IEA. Further, IEA assumes no obligation in connection with the granting of awards. However, IEA reserves the right to alter or discontinue the IEA Scholarship Fund Program at any time.

Notes:

1. Award Recipients will be asked to notify IEA of their acceptance of the award by May 15.

2. The student is solely responsible for returning the completed application and a current and official transcript to IEA postmarked no later than March 15.

For Application Information

Please click on “Request Form” to receive Scholarship Application or send a request to:

IEA Scholarship Fund Program
2125 West 2300 South
West Valley City , UT 84119
Or call (801) 484-7900