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Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Upper Peninsula Power Company

For Release: 01/09/2014

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Offers Scholarships

Deadline for the 4-year College and Agribusiness/Forestry Scholarships is Fast Approaching!!

Green Bay, WI - Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from students who live within the company’s service area and plan to attend technical or four-year college programs. Scholarships are offered to students who are high school seniors. Scholarships of up to $1,500 per year are awarded based upon outstanding academic achievement, leadership in school and community activities and financial need.

Applying is easy. For more information regarding available scholarships, and for an online application, visit www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/company/scholarships.aspx. High school students can visit their guidance counselors for additional information.

Timeline for Applications:

  • 4-year College scholarships due February 1, 2014
  • Agribusiness/Forestry scholarships due February 1, 2014.
  • High school student technical college scholarships will be accepted from March 1 to April 15, 2014.
About Wisconsin Public Service Foundation

The Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, incorporated in 1964, is a private, charitable foundation that supports charities and organizations that need financial assistance. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is funded by stockholders of the corporation, not by its electric and gas customers. Through direct grants, scholarships and an employee Matching Gifts and Dollars for Doers program, the Foundation actively supports improvements in the quality of life in the communities served by Wisconsin Public Service and its sister companies Upper Peninsula Power Company, Minnesota Energy Resources and Michigan Gas Utilities. The Foundation provides nearly $1.2 million annually in contributions to programs that support activities in the areas of arts and culture, community and neighborhood development, education, human services and health, and care for the environment.

For More Information, Contact:

  • Lana Vandervest
    (920) 433-1621
     
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