Salem Electric Lineworker Scholarship

March 01, 2024

Electrical lineworkers keep the lights on across America! There are over 21,000 lineworker job openings across the country, and demand is expected to grow 8.5% by 2026. 

Salem Electric offers a $3,000 scholarship to a student attending either the Vocational Outside Line Training Academy (VOLTA) or Northwest Lineman College. To learn more visit our Lineworker Scholarship page or call503-362-3601.

Gavin, Volta Graduate
Salem Electric employee, Gavin, graduate of VOLTA

Scholarship Applicant Criteria

  • Available for members or applicants whose parent or guardian is a current Salem Electric member.
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of enrollment in a line college program and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must meet entrance requirements of the designated school.
  • Salem Electric employees, directors, members of the Scholarship Committee, and their respective families are ineligible.