Each spring, applications are available for individuals interested in pursuing a career as a high voltage lineman. The successful candidate will be presented a scholarship for tuition and books to attend Arkansas State University Newport’s High Voltage Lineman Program.(over $8,000 value).
For more information about the program, you may call ASU-Newport at 1-800-976-1676, visit their website or download their brochure below.
To apply for the scholarship, download(PDF) the application and return it along with a copy of your transcript and two (2) letters of recommendation to any of Craighead Electric’s district offices or mail them to Lineman Scholarship, Craighead Electric Coop., P.O. Box 7503, Jonesboro, Ar 72403. (APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 1, 2021.)
Before applying for scholarship, you must contact Clay Fulton (870-512-7857) at ASU Newport for pre-entrance pole climbing exercise.
Deadline to apply is April 19, 2021.