Scholarship

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.

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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.

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Rules & Criteria

Five $4,000 Scholarships

For students pursuing a STEM degree at a Utah-based college or university.

CLICK HERE for the STEM Scholarship Application

Five $2,000 Scholarships

For students pursuing an energy-related trade degree or certification from a Utah-based trade school or technical college.

CLICK HERE for the TRADE/TECHNICAL Scholarship Application

Students must submit:

  • Contact information (name, email, phone number, and school)
  • PDF of the Completed Questionnaire (Links Above)
  • One-page practice cover letter, applying for their ideal energy and minerals career

CLICK HERE for the Scholarship Rules and Criteria Flyer



OFFICIAL DEADLINE: April 15, 2020

Applications shall be submitted via email to:
Kevin Brooks of the Governor’s Office of Energy Development (OED) kevinbrooks@utah.gov

Chevron partners with OED on the Utah Energy Workforce Development Scholarship program to create the energy workforce of the future of our state.

Mitra Kashanchi, General Manager
Chevron Salt Lake Refinery

2018 CTE Scholarship Winner

Watch this highlight video of Jadan Defa the 2018 CTE Scholarship winner.

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2018 Winner Playlist



  • Megan Humphreys

    Megan Humphreys

    How electricity is generated. Solar power, District 1

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  • Katie Oliverson

    Katie Oliverson

    Data analytics in utilities, Women/Minority

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  • Brynn Eardley

    Brynn Eardley

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  • Ulises Gallardo

    Ulises Gallardo

    Utah's energy resources and energy generation facilities, District 3

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2017 Winner Playlist



  • USU Energy Efficiency

    USU Energy Efficiency

    Tabitha Waldron, District 1

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  • Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program

    Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program

    Nick Bell, District 2

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  • Utah Energy An Opportunity and Responsibility

    Utah Energy: An Opportunity and Responsibility

    Andrew Knecht, District 3

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  • Oil Shale Utah

    Oil Shale Utah

    Nate Devries, District 4

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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.

Katie Oliverson, Student
University of Utah