Annual Scholarship - For Students

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program. The 2023 applications are now closed. Please check back in March 2024 for next year's Annual Scholarship.

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

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 and a paid internship with Anaheim Public Utilities.

Utilities are influenced by the technological advancements and discoveries coming from the STEM community (science, technology, engineering, 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 STEM-related career?



  • Student must be available for a paid six-week internship with Anaheim Public Utilities during the months of June and July. 
  • Student must submit an application and write a 300-500 word essay using correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar conventions. 
  • Student must be pursuing post-secondary education or a degree in a STEM 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  or trade-school in the upcoming academic year.
  • Student’s parents or legal guardians cannot be employed by the City of Anaheim.