The SEE Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Smart Energy Education (SEE) Scholarship is for students seeking a career in energy and those aspiring to create a more resourceful world. Funded by CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned energy company and technology leader Itron, Inc., the SEE Scholarship is part of the larger SEE energy-literacy program initiative. Smart Energy Education is bridging collaboration among community thought leaders, trusted educational programs, and digital platforms that are working to improve energy-water literacy within the Greater San Antonio community and around the world. Smart Energy Education aims to demonstrate how improving energy and water literacy can foster community engagement and inspire communities to implement energy-saving practices in their everyday lives. 


The SEE Scholarship will be open to applicants from December 1st, 2022 to February 24th 2023! To qualify, the student must attend or plan to attend either UT San Antonio, Texas A&M San Antonio, Trinity University, St. Mary’s University, University of the Incarnate Word, or any of the ACCD Colleges. Additionally, their major must be in the field of science, technology, math, engineering information systems, computer science, or cyber security. Finally, all students are required to be a citizen of the US, work towards an associate, bachelor’s or graduate degree, and demonstrate a desire to live in San Antonio and make a difference in the community.

How to Apply

Review the requirements for the Smart Energy Education Scholarship in the About section. If you qualify and would like to apply, follow the steps below. 

Step 1: Create a new San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAF) account.

Step 2: Login and look for the “Universal Application” section. 

Step 3: The Smart Energy Education Scholarship will be listed as Itron/CPS Energy Smart Energy Education Scholarship. 

Step 4: Click on the SEE Scholarship and apply!

Previous Recipients

Christian Garza

How does Christian define energy? “Energy is the measure of work to exert a force causing some linear or thermal change, it is what powers

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Savannah Lopes

Savannah defines energy as “the source which helps ease everyone’s life, allowing people to work/travel at any time of the day or night. It is

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Christina Zhang

How does Christina define energy? Christina defines energy as, “the quantitative potential for a system to do work, such as that which can be translated

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Ethan Apawan

How does Ethan describe energy?  Ethan Apawan describes energy as, “a resource that allows people to power machines and the world around us. Energy can

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