The Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program is a scholarship program established to “support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an approved engineering program.” These scholarships are worth $10,000 each (payed out in $2,500 per school year).
To qualify for this program, you must be a U.S. Citizen, be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school, attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering program, have a minimum composite SAT score of 1700 or ACT score of 27 (initial application only), and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 grades 9-12 (initial application only). To be eligible, you also must live in an area specified by Northrop Grumman. These areas include:
- California – Antelope, Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Ventura County
- California – San Gabriel Valley
- Connecticut – Fairfield and New Haven County
- Florida – Orange and Seminole County
- Illinois – Arlington Heights, Palatine and Rolling Meadows Residents
- New York – Erie and Niagara County
- Ohio – Butler, Claremont, Hamilton and Warren County
- Utah – Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber County
- Virginia – Albemarle County
Applications for this scholarship are due on March 31, 2012. If you need to contact the Scholars program, you can find the link to your state representative on the contacts page.