Edison International Company is offering Scholars Program for high school seniors to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) at college or university level. Up to thirty (30) scholarships are awarded over four years at $10,000 per year. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.8 or better and demonstrate financial need, to be eligible for these scholarships. Preference will be given to students who are first-generation college students and those who have overcome significant obstacles and challenges. Online application must be submitted by January 10, 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) on the college or university level.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for high school seniors at college or university level.
Scholarship Provider: Edison International Company
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Some of the eligibility requirements include:
-Have a GPA of 2.8 or better.
-Plan to be a full-time student majoring in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials Science or computer science/information systems at a four-year college or university.
-Live in, or attend a high school in, SCE’s service area.
-Must demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US applicants are eligible for this undergraduate scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Edison International’s heritage is based on three core values: integrity in our dealings; excellence in service; and respect for all we serve and our fellow employees. To take us to the next level, we’ve added two values: continuous improvement in our work and teamwork in our approach to the work. For Edison International, the road ahead is clear: to fulfill a heritage based on values that grew from our past, point the way to our future and produce value for our customers and shareholders.
Number of award(s): Up to thirty (30) awards of $10,000 will be granted.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be awarded for four years.
What does it cover? Edison International is awarding scholarships of $40,000 for high school seniors planning to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) on the college or university level. Edison Scholars scholarships are provided over four years at $10,000 per year.
Selection Criteria: Recipients will be selected by Scholarship Management Services on the basis of academic record, financial need, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, challenging personal or family circumstances and an outside appraisal. Preference will be given to students who are in the first generation in their family to attend college and students who have overcome significant obstacles and challenges.
Notification: All applicants will be notified of their status by email in February. If selected as a finalist you will be instructed and required to submit additional information including a transcript of grades, Applicant Appraisal/Academic Record Form, and parent(s) IRS FORM 1040, pages 1 and 2. Finalists failing to mail the required documents to Scholarship Management Services and students whose application information is not substantiated will not be considered. This is a competitive program. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as finalists and not all finalists will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final. Recipients are notified by post mail in April.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 10, 2014.