The OCEC Board of Trustees added a $4,000 scholarship in 2021 that is available to students enrolling in the Electric Lineworker Pre-Apprentice program at CNM in Rio Rancho. This program helps to train the next generation of electrical linemen who will be tasked with keeping the lights on. Click the button at the bottom of the page to download an application for this scholarship.
CNM offers a 15-week course that will help you become an electric lineworker, and members of OCEC who enroll can get assistance with paying for the program.
Courses for the 2023 calendar year will be held on the following dates:
- January 9-March 27
- March 9-August 17
- June 27-December 12