Opportunity to Job Shadow: Qualifying candidates will have an opportunity to job shadow Salem Electric’s line crew for half a day prior to their interview with the selection committee.
Selection: A selection committee will interview qualified candidates and select the scholarship recipient. Applicant must be available for a personal interview via ZOOM meeting or in the office at Salem Electric, located at 633 7th Street NW, Salem OR 97304. Applicants will be notified of the date and time of their interview once candidates have been selected for interviews.
Award: Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the lineworker school on behalf of the recipient. Funds must be used for tuition. If the recipient of the scholarship terminates the program prior to the end of the funding period, the school will refund the remaining unused portion of the scholarship to Salem Electric.
Duration: Salem Electric’s lineworker scholarship must be used within 24 months of being awarded.
Duties: Scholarship recipients may be asked to attend a board meeting or Salem Electric’s annual meeting to be recognized for their award.
Requirements and Guarantees: Except for the requirements outlined above, no obligations will be imposed upon the scholarship recipient. Scholarship recipients are not required to work at Salem Electric following their training, nor does Salem Electric guarantee positions. Other than payment of the scholarship, Salem Electric assumes no obligations or liability.