Peter E. Thomassen Scholarship

Scholarship – application deadline is April 10th

North Central Public Power District – Peter E. Thomassen Scholarship

In 1990, North Central Public Power District (NCPPD) established the Peter E. Thomassen Scholarship in honor of the late Peter E. Thomassen for his dedicated years of service at NCPPD. Students enrolled in the two-year Utility Line Program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, and are a customer or a dependent of a customer of NCPPD are eligible for the scholarship.

NCPPD encourages individuals who are looking for a rewarding career, enjoy working outdoors, are safety conscious and who like a challenge to consider a career in the electric utility industry. In almost two decades NCPPD has awarded this scholarship to several recipients who have selected the electric utility industry for their career. This scholarship is for tuition only. If you are the recipient of a full tuition scholarship from another party, then you will not be eligible to receive the Peter E. Thomassen Scholarship.

NCPPD’S board of directors will review all scholarship applications submitted and make their selection at the April board meeting. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be notified by NCPPD. To obtain information about how to apply for this scholarship, please contact your school’s guidance counselor or contact our office.

You may also print the application out and submitted it to our office or you may also complete the application online using one of the links provided. Once you have completed the online application you will need to save the completed application and then email it to sherrie.zimmerer@ncppd.net. Applications need to be submitted to NCPPD office by April 10th.

If you have questions about submitting the application, please contact Sherrie at 402-358-5112.

Peter E. Thomassen Scholarship 

2021-2022 Peter E. Thomassen recipient

The recipient of the Peter E. Thomassen scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year is Thad Hazen, son of Doyle and LaDonna Hazen of rural Verdigre, NE. Thad was selected by the Board of Directors of North Central PPD to receive the scholarship. He will receive $500 per semester towards his academic tuition at Northeast Community College (NECC) in Norfolk, NE.