At PG&E, we're focused on California's future. PG&E has a wide range of scholarships to help the next generation of Californians succeed and innovate in both Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) based majors and other disciplines.
Close to 150 scholarships were made available last year. These STEM-focused or Employee Resource Group and Engineering Network Group-sponsored scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000.
Opening: June 1, 2020
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Application Area: California
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering Better Together STEM Scholarships of $2,500 or $10,000 to students pursuing science, technology or engineering studies at universities in California. Students must be California residents and PG&E customers at the time of application.
Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study in an eligible STEM field at any four-year college or university in California for the entire upcoming academic year. Nontraditional students who are returning to school to finish their degree or planning on attending for the first time are encouraged to apply.
Eligible majors include:
Applicants for ALL of the scholarships listed below must:
Each of the scholarships below are supported in part by PG&E and through fundraising and contributions made by members of these employee groups and fellow employees. These groups bring our communities together by promoting and celebrating diversity and inclusion and helping create a bridge to connect with our customers.
This employee group supports the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the PG&E workforce and supports customers and community members who have disabilities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to medical, psychology or physical therapy emphasis.
This employee group provides an effective forum for members to enhance skills, knowledge and experience. All majors eligible; encouragement given to engineering, IT, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.
This employee group is dedicated to cultivating and maintaining an energized network of professionals in support of African American culture focusing on career and professional development, mentoring and community outreach. All majors eligible; encouragement given to STEM, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.
This employee group's mission to inspire Latinos to achieve their full potential at all levels within PG&E and the community, emphasizing leadership development, quality service, youth achievement and appreciation for cultural diversity. All majors eligible; none required.
This group strives to share the experience, knowledge and perspective of employees who have tenure or bring tenure to PG&E. All majors eligible; encouragement given to continuing students in certificate programs related to supporting senior communities.
This engineering network group promotes STEM awareness to diverse collegiate and pre-collegiate students in the PG&E service territory. All Majors eligible; encouragement given to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math majors.
This group is for new PG&E employees and serves to engage, inspire and onboard recent employees through social networking, community volunteering and professional development opportunities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to engineering, IT, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.
The mission of the PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group is to promote a safe and equal environment for PG&E Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally employees, while contributing to larger company objectives. All majors eligible; none required.
PLEASE NOTE: PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group uses a separate application form because its application is in partnership with several companies. This scholarship application does not require completion of the general 2019 Employee Resource Group scholarship application.
Pacific Service Employees Association provides scholarship opportunities reserved solely to the dependents of PG&E employees who promote community involvement in the areas where they live.
This group promotes social and educational aspects of Filipino-American culture and heritage among its members and to all PG&E employees. All majors eligible; none required.
This Engineering network group promotes STEM awareness, access, support and development of professionals and students. All Majors eligible; encouragement given to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math majors.
This employee group shares a vision of excellence through leadership focusing on veteran advocacy within PG&E and in our service area communities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to STEM or energy-related emphasis.
This group promotes, develops and celebrates the community of women working at PG&E. The group is active in many nonprofit organizations devoted to professional development, environmental stewardship and women-focused issues. Eligible majors: non-medical science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business, public policy
The 2019 Scholarship Program opens December 16, 2019 and closes February 7, 2020.