Annual Scholarship - For Students

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As a community-owned not-for-profit utility, Anaheim Public Utilities proudly supports the educational efforts of Anaheim's youth through scholarships.

Annual Scholarship - For Students

Anaheim Public Utilities
Annual Scholarship - For Students

To honor an outstanding high school senior who is interested in pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. 

One high school senior will be selected to receive a $5,000 scholarship for college expenses.

Utilities are influenced by the technological advancements and discoveries coming from the STEAM community (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics). Although largely operating in the background of everyday life, Utilities are part of the community, providing reliable, sustainable water and power. Similarly, how would you positively impact your community through a STEAM-related career?


  • Student must submit an application and write a 300-500 word essay using correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar conventions. Be sure to cite your sources where appropriate. We will select finalists whose work best demonstrates an insightful, creative, well-written, and meaningfully-researched essay. 
  • Student must be pursuing post-secondary education or a degree in a STEAM related field.
  • Student must live in Anaheim and receive electric and/or water service from Anaheim Public Utilities. 
  • Student must be enrolled as a high school senior at the time student's application is submitted.
  • Student will be enrolled as a full time student in a two or four year accredited post-secondary institution in the upcoming academic year.
  • Student’s parents or legal guardians cannot be employed by the City of Anaheim.