Raytheon schol­ar­ships


Raytheon Company and Stu­dent Vet­er­ans of Amer­ica (SVA) re­cently awarded three $10,000 schol­ar­ships to mil­i­tary vet­er­ans study­ing cy­ber­se­cu­rity and en­gi­neer­ing, and also opened ap­pli­ca­tions for a new schol­ar­ship be­ing of­fered to army stu­dent vet­er­ans.

The Raytheon/SVA Schol­ar­ship, now in its sec­ond year, marks the or­gan­i­sa­tions’ shared mis­sion to help vet­er­ans suc­ceed in civil­ian life through the study of sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, en­gi­neer­ing and math. The new schol­ar­ship, called the Raytheon Pa­triot Schol­ar­ship, will pro­vide $10,000 to two army stu­dent vet­er­ans pur­su­ing grad­u­ate or un­der-grad­u­ate de­grees at ac­cred­ited univer­si­ties, and who demon­strate lead­er­ship in their lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties. The Raytheon/SVA Schol­ar­ship re­cip­i­ents are: Damien Calderon, 26, an army veteran study­ing me­chan­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing at the Univer­sity of Texas at Austin. Megan Free­man, 29, a navy veteran study­ing com­puter sci­ence at the Univer­sity of Ne­vada, Las Ve­gas. Ed­ward Thiemann, 34, an air force veteran pur­su­ing a PhD in re­mote sens­ing at the Univer­sity of Colorado, Boulder. “We ap­pre­ci­ate Raytheon’s on­go­ing support of our ef­forts to em­power stu­dent vet­er­ans, and we’ve found three uniquely tal­ented peo­ple among a field of ex­cel­lent ap­pli­cants,” said D. Wayne Robin­son, Pres­i­dent and CEO of Stu­dent Vet­er­ans of Amer­ica. “Th­ese schol­ar­ships will help them build upon the ex­per­tise and train­ing they re­ceived while in ser­vice.

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