ERMU offers scholarship opportunity

Elk River Municipal Utilities is offering a scholarship award program in conjunction with Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association. The scholarship is called the ‘Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award’ and is open to high school seniors who are a customer or have a legal guardian who is a customer of ERMU.

Students are required to submit a 500 to 750 word essay on the topic “Municipal Utilities: Good for All of Us.” This is a scholarship with potentially two chances to win. The winning student will be awarded a $500 scholarship from ERMU and their essay will be forwarded on to MMUA judges for a chance to win an additional $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 or $500 through their scholarship program.

Entry form, along with the essay, can be sent to the ERMU office at 13069 Orono Parkway, P.O. Box 430, Elk River, faxed to 763-441-8099, or emailed to by March 31.  Click here for the entry form.

If you have any questions, call  763-441-2020.