Application information for the 2021 American Municipal Power (AMP) Lyle B. Wright Scholarship Program is now available through local high school guidance offices or the City of Hudson Community Relations Department. AMP has established this scholarship program to encourage high school students in member communities to further their education and to create an awareness of careers in the municipal electric utility field. Only students whose household receives electricity form Hudson Public Power are eligible.
Hudson Public Power may nominate one candidate from the submissions for the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship. High school seniors who will graduate in the spring of 2021, have met all the basic requirements for college or technical school and have a 3.0 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale are encouraged to contact their guidance counselors for local application and detailed eligibility information. The amount of these one-time scholarship awards is $3,000.
The City of Hudson requires students to complete:
- A resume of high school accomplishments.
- A written short essay entitled, “How Hudson Public Power provides excellent service to my Community”. Essays must be limited to two pages, double spaced, 12-point font.
- An official high school transcript showing the student’s cumulative grade point average for six semesters.
Application materials must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on December 4, 2020 to Rhonda Kadish, Community Relations Manager, City of Hudson, 1140 Terex Road, Hudson, OH or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org (school transcripts must be received by mail). Students are urged to work closely with their school guidance counselors to ensure that application materials are submitted on time for consideration.
AMP Scholarship recipients will be selected based on grade point average and personal achievements. For more information, please contact your high school guidance office or Rhonda Kadish at 330-655-1522.
About Lyle B. Wright
Lyle B. Wright was a strong public power advocate on both state and local levels. He served on the boards of both American Municipal Power-Ohio Inc. and the Ohio Municipal Electric Association. The scholarship was created and named in his honor in 1989.