The 2022 Edison Scholars Program has opened the application period for a $1.2 million scholarship for high school seniors hoping to pursue studies in STEM.
Edison International, the parent company of SoCal Edison, will provide a $40,000 scholarship to 30 high school students who plan to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at a four-year US college or university.
“Students of all backgrounds need support and encouragement, especially when considering a career in STEM fields,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International. “We need their ideas, solutions and passion to address the challenges facing the energy industry and decarbonize our economy.”
In the past, Edison International has awarded approximately $12.3 million in scholarships to 700 students since its inception in 2006.
“I got the scholarship in 2014, and my brother won seven years later,” said Diana Valenzuela, a current CCE employee. “Winning the scholarship has been life-changing for me and my family, and it will be amazing to see the students of the class of 2022 achieve their goals with Edison’s help.”
The application period is open until December 13 and recipients are scheduled to be notified in the spring. Applications can be accessed by clicking Here.
Applicants must live in SoCal Edison service area And you plan to be a full-time student in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They must be high school seniors, with a GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
According to Edison’s announcement, students from disadvantaged communities and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.
To see if your intended major qualifies for the scholarship, click Here.
The scholarship program is fully funded by Edison International contributors. Utility bill payments for SCE customers do not fund corporate donations.
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