Igniting Creative Energy Challenge Scholarship Fund

In honor of the 10-year ICE milestone, a new Igniting Creative Energy Scholarship Fund is being created to encourage and support students to consider furthering their higher education studies in “green collar” programs. The scholarship also provides funding for students to enroll in courses that promote energy efficiency and sustainability. To be considered for the ICE scholarship, students must be national or state-level winners of the ICE Challenge. For complete details, see criteria below. Donate to the fund.

To be considered for the ICE scholarship, students must be national or state-level winners of the Igniting Creative Energy Challenge.

Students must have submitted an entry into the Igniting Creative Energy Challenge.

To apply for the Igniting Create Energy Scholarship, students must mark “yes” on their ICE Entry Form. We’ve made it easy, just check yes on the entry form and you will be notified if you’ve been awarded the scholarship.

Students must be citizens of the United States or Canada, excluding Quebec.

Students in any grade K-12 may apply for the scholarship. Scholarship funds will be awarded when student winners are enrolled and provide proof of full-time enrollment with an accredited college or university.

While a specific degree is not required for this scholarship, students are encouraged to further their higher education studies in “green collar” programs or courses to further their impact on energy efficiency and sustainability.

The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA upon high school graduation.

Scholarship funds will be applied to direct college expenses such as tuition, fees & books.

Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 as one lump amount per school year.

Scholarship funds are applied directly to the student account at the college or university.

The scholarship will be awarded for a maximum of one award for each recipient.

The individual scholarship recipients will be recommended by the ICE judging panel with final decision by the National Energy Foundation as administers of the scholarship.

The number of recipients may vary year to year as determined by Johnson Controls and NEF.

Part of accepting this scholarship is reporting back to NEF and Johnson Controls through prompted communication on how you are continuing your education and sustainability activities.

These guidelines are subject to change over the life of the scholarship fund.

Employees of Johnson Controls, Inc. and the National Energy Foundation and their immediate families, household members and dependents may participate, but are not eligible for prizes or the scholarship fund.

If you have questions about the ICE scholarship, contact Shannon at [email protected]


We appreciate your contribution to the ICE Scholarship.

If you would prefer to make your contribution by check, please make check payable to: National Energy Foundation

Send check to:
National Energy Foundation
c/o ICE Scholarship Fund
4516 South 700 East, Ste. 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

NEF is a 501c3 organization and donations are fully tax-deductible.