Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program



The Governor’s Office of Energy Development is proud to partner with Chevron to advance Utah’s energy workforce by providing scholarships to high school seniors who intend to pursue a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related course of study at a public or private institution of high learning in Utah.


  • Five $4,000 scholarships for students attending a Utah college or university
  • Five scholarships for up to $2,000 for students attending a Utah technical college

Submit Your Application Today!

  • Make a five minute film on energy
  • Write an essay about your STEM goals
  • Submit your application via email to:

      Kevin Brooks
      Energy Program Specialist
      Governor’s Office of Energy Development

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Watch this brief Video Production Guide to learn more about the Scholarship criteria, as well as a few tips and tricks to make your film stand above the rest.

Video Production Guide

Scholarship Rules and Criteria


Students must submit a 5-minute documentary film, an essay, their contact information, and a parent or guardian contact information. Applications shall be submitted through the Utah Energy & Minerals Education website at utahenergyed.org/scholarships by March 1, 2018.

Scholarship Rules and Criteria


Beginner's Guide to Filmmaking

Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker or starting from scratch, the Beginner’s Guide to Documentary Filmmaking will provide you with the necessary tools to successfully craft a five minute documentary film.

The guide offers instruction across the pre-production, production and post-production filming process, as well as details on how to upload and submit your film.

PDF Video Guide