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Scholarship Essay Contest by Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical

Most people in Los Angeles have air conditioning in their home, but what if they don't? Sometimes the weather is so hot air conditioners have trouble keeping the indoor air comfortable. What can homeowners do to help their home stay cool and use less energy?

Make a helpful advice essay for people who live in hot climates about how to stay cool and save energy for the chance to win a $750 scholarship. Your essay will be featured on our website and we will send it out to our customers so writing style counts!

About Our Stay Cool Scholarship Contest

The winner of the Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical stay cool scholarship will receive a $750 prize to be used on school tuition or books. The competition will run through 12/30/2017, so apply today to be considered! Winners of the Stay Cool scholarship will be notified by email or phone, so please leave up to date information in your response.

How to Enter:

  1. Create a 500 word minimum essay discussing your idea(s) for staying cool and saving energy
  2. Send your essay as an attachment to by December 30th, 2017 with the following information:
    • First and last name
    • Phone number where you can best be reached
    • Which school you attend / will be attending in 2018


All applicants must be a senior in high school or a college student attending a 2–year or 4–year college. The scholarship is available for participants in all US states. The deadline for essay submissions is December 30th, 2017. The winner will be selected and notified on March 14th, 2018.

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