OED is proud to partner with Chevron to advance Utah’s energy workforce by providing scholarships to high school seniors who intend to pursue "STEM" and "CTE" education in Utah.
Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship
Since 2016, OED and Chevron have provided over $50,000 in scholarships to high school seniors pursuing STEM and CTE education at institutions of higher learning in Utah.
Rules & Criteria
Five $4,000 Scholarships
Five $4,000 scholarships will be awarded for students attending a Utah college or university.
Five scholarships will be awarded for up to $2,000 for students attending a Utah technical college.
Students must submit:
- 5-minute documentary film,
- an essay about their STEM goals,
- their contact information, and
- a parent or guardian contact information.
Read the full Rules Flyer
OFFICIAL DEADLINE: May 1, 2019
Applications shall be submitted to:
Energy Program Specialist
Governor’s Office of Energy Development
Chevron partners with OED on the Utah Energy Workforce Development Scholarship program to create the energy workforce of the future of our state.
Video Production Guide
Watch this brief Video Production Guide to learn more about the Scholarship criteria, as well as a few tips and tricks to make your film stand above the rest. *Note, scholarship distribution amounts have since been updated.View Guide Video
2018 CTE Scholarship Winner
Watch this highlight video of Jadan Defa the 2018 CTE Scholarship winner.Watch Jaden Defa
Beginners Guide to Filmmaking
Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker or starting from scratch, the Beginner’s Guide to Documentary Filmmaking will provide you with the necessary tools to successfully craft a five minute documentary film.
The guide offers instruction across the pre-production, production and post-production filming process, as well as details on how to upload and submit your film.
2018 Winner Playlist
How electricity is generated. Solar power, District 1Watch Video
Data analytics in utilities, Women/MinorityWatch Video
Brynn EardleyWatch Video
Utah's energy resources and energy generation facilities, District 3Watch Video
2017 Winner Playlist
USU Energy Efficiency
Tabitha Waldron, District 1Watch Video
Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program
Nick Bell, District 2Watch Video
Utah Energy: An Opportunity and Responsibility
Andrew Knecht, District 3Watch Video
Oil Shale Utah
Nate Devries, District 4Watch Video
Receiving the Utah Governor's Office Energy Efficiency Scholarship has greatly benefited my experience as a college student, and helped me recognize future job opportunities.