NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in conjunction with Fundacion Iberdrola is now accepting applications for scholarships for master's studies in energy and/or the environment at the University of Rochester and the University of Maine for the 2014/2015 academic year. The Iberdrola Scholarship Program is open to graduate students who wish to pursue master's level instruction in renewable energy, sustainable energy systems, the environment & biodiversity, clean combustion technologies & emissions management, energy efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicles, or smart distribution networks. The grants cover full tuition plus a $25,200 stipend.
To obtain more information or to apply, please visit the Iberdrola USA Foundation website: http://bit.ly/IUSAFound. Candidates must submit applications online by 8:00 a.m. EST, February 27, 2014.
Since its inception in 2010, the Iberdrola Scholarship Program has enabled more than 200 students to complete postgraduate studies. In 2013-2014, the Foundations will sponsor 72 master's degree candidates in various programs at universities in Spain, the U.K. and the U.S.
About The Iberdrola USA Foundation
In collaboration with Iberdrola USA and Fundacion Iberdrola, The Iberdrola USA Foundation puts energy into what really matters and supports initiatives that enhance the quality of life where Iberdrola USA and its subsidiaries operate. For more information, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/IUSAFound.
About Iberdrola USA
Iberdrola USA is the U.S. subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, S.A. The Iberdrola USA companies employ about 5,000 people with operations in 24 states from New England to the West Coast, providing electricity generation, transmission and distribution, natural gas storage and distribution, and energy services. For more information, please visit our website: www.iberdrolausa.com. Follow us on Twitter: @IberdrolaUSA
About Fundacion Iberdrola
The Fundacion Iberdrola, with Ignacio Galan as its founding trustee, focuses its activity on training & research, sustainability & biodiversity, cultural development, and cooperation & solidarity.
The U.S. Postgraduate Scholarship Program is part of Fundacion Iberdrola's Scholarship Program, which also includes the Postgraduate Scholarships for Studies in Energy and the Environment in Spain & the U.K.; Smart Grid Postgraduate Studies at the University of New Mexico; and Restoration Training and Research Scholarships at the Prado Museum in Madrid. For more information, please visit our website: www.fundacioniberdrola.org.
SOURCE Iberdrola USA Foundation