Edison International is Accepting Applications for Its 2019 Scholars Program

Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, is on the lookout for the next recipients of its annual Scholars Program awards.

Each year, the company awards $40,000 to 30 high schools students who wish to pursue an education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) fields at a four-year accredited college or university. The funds, which total $1.2 million, are paid out over a four-year period.

CalSchoolNews covered the 2018 recipients here.

Learn more about the requirements for the 2019 awards below. For more information, visit edisonscholars.com

2019 Edison Scholars Program Awards

Application period: Oct. 1 – Dec. 14, 2018

Applicant requirements:

· Students must live in Southern California Edison’s service territory.

· Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA

· Plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university, and show financial need.

· Specific college majors include: computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.


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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 05:34

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