Deadline Next Week for $5,000 Grants to High School Students for Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy Projects

By Robert Haugh

Silicon Valley Power will award grants of up to $5,000 for high school students to create projects or awareness campaigns about energy efficiency and/or renewable energy.

The program is open to high school students who live in the City of Santa Clara or attend schools within Santa Clara city limits. 

Grant awards will be made twice per year with deadlines on June 30 and Dec. 31. 

Students can create the following: 

  • educational videos, 
  • public art displays, 
  • online resources, 
  • outreach materials, 
  • demonstration projects, 
  • webinars or workshops, or
  • other creative ideas. 

Content must promote energy efficiency and/or renewable energy. 

According to contest guidelines, applications will be scored based on the content, key messages, target audience, community reach, and value for the money spent. 

For more details, visit SiliconValleyPower’s website

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