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Edison Scholars Program

Offered by Southern California Edison

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 30, 2023
30 awards worth up to


Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

January 23, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Edison Scholars Program is designed to support exceptional high school seniors in Southern California pursuing a degree in STEM at a four-year college or university. Each year, Edison International will grant this exceptional $12,500 scholarship to 30 high school seniors, enabling them to pursue their passions in STEM and become catalysts for global transformation. The best part? This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, meaning recipients can earn up to $50,000 in award money! Eligible applicants should demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and plan to major in one of the following fields – computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.  Apply now to be considered!

About Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison, an Edison International company, is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Natural Resources, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physical Sciences

Other Category

Low Income




Fresno County, Imperial County, Inyo County, Kern County, Kings County, Los Angeles County, Madera County, Mono County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Santa Barbara County, Tuolumne County, Tulare County, Ventura County

Application information

In addition to the below materials, applicants must submit a copy of their family’s most recently filed IRS Form 1040 (first two pages) and a high resolution (1-2 MB) digital head and shoulders photo of the applicant with a plain background (this will be used in promotional materials if selected as a recipient).


Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Edison Scholars Program winner will be announced: May 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Southern California Edison at

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Edison Scholars Program is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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