Elk River Municipal Utilities offers scholarship

Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) is offering a scholarship program in conjunction with Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA).

Called the Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award, it is open to high school seniors who are customers or have a legal guardian who is a customer of ERMU.

Students are required to submit a 500- to 700-word essay on the topic “Municipal Utilities: Good for All of Us.”

The winning student will be awarded a $500 scholarship and their essay will be forwarded to MMUA judges for a chance to win an additional $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 or $500 scholarship.

Entry forms are available at www.elkriverutilities.com or pick one up at ERMU, 13069 Orono Parkway, Elk River. The deadline is March 29.

For more information, call 763-441-2020.