Dozens of students get PRVEPA's Round Up scholarships

Dozens of students get PRVEPA's Round Up scholarships

POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - 129 students are getting $800 scholarships from Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association to attend Pearl River Community College this year.

It is part of the Round Up for Education scholars program.

It is funded by association members who round up their bills to the nearest dollar.

More than 200 students from PRVEPA's 12-county service area are getting the scholarships to attend state community colleges.

Since 2012, more than $1 million has been raised for the program.