PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ameren Illinois Utilities today announced they are accepting applications for their 2010 Minority Scholarship.
The Ameren Illinois Utilities will award one, annually renewable $2,500 scholarship to a minority student who is a permanent resident within the service territory served by AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP.
Scholarship applications and complete eligibility requirements are available on the Ameren Web site (www.ameren.com) at "Community Members" in the top menu. Then select "Illinois Community Members" in left column menu and then "Scholarships" in left column menu. Interested persons also may call Wanda Cruz at 1 217-424-6524 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Applications must be received by April 9, 2010, and the recipient will be notified no later than May 7, 2010.
Scholarship eligibility requirements include the following:
Scholarship recipient selection will be based on scholastic ability, financial need and career choice.
The scholarship recipient will be eligible to receive $2,500 a year for up to four years. In addition, the recipient will be offered a summer internship at Ameren following the completion of the recipient's freshman year in college or university.
The Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO, AmerenIP) have been providing safe, reliable energy delivery service for more than a century. The Ameren Illinois Utilities deliver energy to 1.2 million electric and 840,000 natural gas customers in more than 1,200 communities within a 43,700-square-mile service territory.
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