3 July 2014
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Student Veterans of America said they will open the application process for the Raytheon-SVA Scholarship July 4, 2014, to be presented to three student veterans pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in engineering fields and who have demonstrated leadership in their local communities.
Three USD10,000 scholarships will be awarded, for a total commitment of USD30,000. Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2014.
Military veterans pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in any of the following fields are invited to apply: engineering: aerospace, computer, electrical, mechanical, software or systems, cyber security/network security.
Raytheon and SVA joined forces in November 2012 with a shared mission to provide military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education. Such empowerment helps our nation´s warfighters find success in their civilian lives and answers the call to action from SVA´sm Records Project a study on the academic progress of student veterans, of which Raytheon is a sponsor.
SVA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit coalition of more than 1000 student veteran organizations on college campuses globally.
Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Its website is at www.raytheon.com and on Twitter @Raytheon.