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Fort Collins Utilities is an equal opportunity residential and commercial utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.

Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.

Electric Lineman Scholarship

Fort Collins Utilities offers an electric lineworker scholarship for tuition costs at Rocky Mountain Lineman School (RMLS) in Colorado Springs, CO.

Application (PDF 2.1MB) is due Sept. 1 to be eligible for the 15-week program (January through April).

Applicant criteria:

  • Larimer County resident for one year prior to application date
  • High school senior or graduate with a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • GED recipient with a test average of 50 or higher
  • Acceptance to Rocky Mountain Lineman School Program
  • Successful completion of assessment regarding applicant's ability to complete all duties of a lineworker with or without reasonable accommodation and background check
  • Interest in an electric utility career

Applicants are not eligible if they are related to a Fort Collins Utilities' Light and Power employee who would directly supervise and determine pay, dismiss or discipline them.