Riverside—This year, the Edison Scholars Program will award $40,000 scholarships to 30 high school seniors who are determined to improve the world by studying science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) in college.
The program is seeking students who will be the makers of tomorrow, the dreamers, inventors, guardians, and pioneers. Local high school seniors with an interest in STEM are encouraged to apply.
To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior with a cumulative 3.0 or higher, plan to pursue STEM-related studies at an accredited four-year college or university, demonstrate financial need, and live in Southern California Edison’s service territory. The top 100 finalists will be required to submit a short video.
Eligible college majors include, but are not limited to: computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, and physical sciences.
Applications will be accepted now through December 1, 2017. For more information, visit https:// www.scholarsapply.org/edisonscholars/.
Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible.