Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched a scholarship program for high school graduates from sponsoring locations who intend to pursue their studies in an engineering program at a four-year college or university school of engineering, . Every year, scholarships are available for full-time study in a recognized four-year college or university’s engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics programs. These scholarships are renewable.
The company responsible for designing and managing the majority of the country’s scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for businesses, foundations, associations, and people is called Scholarship America®. Awards are given out regardless of country origin, sexual orientation, gender, sexual orientation, race, or any other category.
The candidates will be given a $2,000 award if they are chosen as the winner.
The number of awards is limited to 29.
- Each of the following locations will receive one award: Virginia, New York, and California (McClellan, Sunnyvale) (Charlottesville).
- Each of the following locations will receive two awards: California (San Diego, Woodland Hills), Illinois, Ohio, Virginia (NOVA).
- Maryland will offer a total of fifteen (15) prizes.
Up to three more years’ worth of awards are renewable, or until a bachelor’s degree is obtained, whichever comes first. Renewal is based on continuing to take a full-time course of study at an approved four-year college or university and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Recipients are required to stay enrolled in an engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program that has been authorized.
Additionally, in order to be eligible for scholarship renewal, recipients must accept internship opportunities, if they are provided and accessible.
Only undergraduate studies is eligible for awards.
Northrop Grumman Scholarship Eligibility
Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program applicants must:
- Be a citizen of the United States.
- Be a citizen of one of the below mentioned counties or cities:
- California (McClellan)—County of Sacramento
- San Diego County is in California (San Diego).
- Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Ventura County are located in California (Woodland Hills).
- Santa Clara County or Alameda, California (Sunnyvale)
- Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, or Rolling Meadows are all cities in Illinois.
- Maryland’s counties, in addition to Baltimore City
- Erie or Niagara County, New York
- Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren counties are in Ohio.
- Albemarle County, Virginia (Charlottesville)
- Virginia (NOVA)—County of Fairfax
- Be graduating seniors from a high school in one of the aforementioned locations that is public or accredited private.
- Must intend to enroll full-time in a recognized four-year engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program at a college or university.
- Possess a minimum ACT score of 27 or a composite SAT score of 1150 (minimum math scores of 600 and 550 in the combined reading and writing score).
- Possess a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 in grades 9 through 12.
NOTE: Any other Northrop Grumman scholarship recipients are ineligible.
Northrop Grumman Scholarship Required Documents
You must upload the following files as part of your application:
- A complete and current transcript of grades. Not acceptable are grade reports. Transcripts that are unofficial or available online must include the student’s name, school name, grades, credit hours, and the term during which each course was taken.
- An academic record form that you completed.
- Recommendation letters from three people.
- A review of each application’s eligibility and thoroughness will be conducted.
- Application candidates will be judged by Scholarship America based on their academic performance, job history, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities.
- Northrop Grumman Mission Systems will choose the semi-finalists based on Scholarship America’s judgment.
- For semi-finalists and chosen recipients, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems will evaluate the essays submitted and the three (3) letters of recommendation.
- There will be selection of recipients from each geographical area.
- Financial need is not taken into account.
- Not all program candidates will be chosen as winners. All candidates concur to accept the judgment as final.