Entergy Texas Bright Futures Scholarship Program Announced

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Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version As Many as 20 Awards of $2,500 Each to be Granted in 2014 Beaumont, Texas – High school seniors living in the Entergy Texas, Inc. service territory take note: A new scholarship program has become available for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Entergy Texas Bright Futures Scholarship Program is a web-based, competitive scholarship program in which as many as 20 one-time only awards of $2,500 each will be granted. Those applying need to have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and plan to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical training school. “This scholarship program is a practical way we can get help get seniors into college and encourage some of Southeast Texas’ best and brightest,” said Sallie Rainer, president and chief executive officer, Entergy Texas, Inc. Applications will be accepted Feb. 17-April 3, 2013 at https://www.scholarsapply.org/entergytexas. The first 500 to apply will receive further consideration based on academic information, leadership and participation in school and community activities. A total of 75 finalists will be selected and undergo additional appraisal, including goals as well as unusual personal or family circumstances. Those finally selected will receive their awards by Sept. 1. Entergy Texas, Inc. delivers electricity to more than 420,000 customers in 27 counties. It is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation. Entergy is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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