21 February 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 12th annual Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide USD240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering.
“Through this unique scholarship program, Northrop Grumman remains dedicated to encouraging Maryland´s brightest students to pursue a career in engineering,” said Gloria A. Flach, corporate vice president and president of the company´s Baltimore-based Electronic Systems sector.
Individual scholarships of USD10,000, payable in USD2,500 installments over four years, will be awarded by Northrop Grumman this spring to a qualified graduating high school senior in each of Maryland´s 23 counties and Baltimore City. Candidates must plan to attend an accredited college or university school of engineering as a full-time student in an approved engineering program. The funds may be used for tuition, books, room and board, and lab fees.
Among the eligibility requirements, applicants must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1,700 or ACT score of 27 and a minimum GPA of 3.5. The application deadline is March 24.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Visit www.northropgrumman.com