Lander County chosen for Cypress Creek Renewables’ Scholarship program

After awarding scholarships to 35 students across seven counties in 2023, the Cypress Creek Renewables' program — Energizing Tomorrow’s Leaders — is being expanded significantly for 2024 to students in 27 counties, including Lander County.  

The renewable energy company will be awarding $1,000, one-time scholarships to up to 135 graduating high school seniors across the United States who have an interest in renewable energy or STEM-related careers.   

“The Energizing Tomorrow’s Leaders scholarship program was a great success in 2023 and gave us the opportunity to make a positive impact in communities where we are developing and operating solar projects,” Sarah Slusser, Chief Executive Officer of Cypress Creek said. “We are so excited to be able to expand our scope this year to impact even more of the bright young people who are the future of clean energy.”  

Five graduating seniors attending schools in Lander County will be selected and awarded $1,000 each to use for tuition, housing, or books and materials needed for their program of study. Students pursuing a 4-year, 2-year, or certificate program at an accredited university or college are eligible.  

More information about the Energizing Tomorrow’s Leaders scholarship program, including the application and eligibility requirements can be found by visiting The deadline to apply is April 1, 2024.