2019 Scholarship Opportunities
Calling all STEM Scholars!
Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world!
Lockheed Martin is awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student – renewable each year.
The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year for a minimum total investment of $30 million over five years.
The program will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group or underserved community.
The scholarship program doesn’t end with a check. Mentoring opportunities will be a key component of the program, and recipients will also be eligible for Lockheed Martin internship opportunities following their freshman year in college.
Students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group or underserved community will be eligible to receive a Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship.
Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
* Majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical
* High school senior with a 3.5 or above GPA
* Freshman/sophomore undergraduate students with a 3.0 or above GPA
* Attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. four-year college or university
* U.S. citizen
* Be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding (note: the internship is not required to receive a scholarship)
Preference will be given to:
* People of Color
* People with Disabilities
* Individuals who identify as LGBTQ
* Those that are or will be first-generation college students
* Those attending or planning to attend a Lockheed Martin partner institution<https://www.lockheedmartin.com/content/dam/lockheed-martin/eo/documents/stem-scholarship/List-of-LM-partner-institutions.pdf>
* Those who have taken Project Lead the Way (PLTW) classes in high school
* Students that have demonstrated leadership capabilities (evidenced by volunteerism, mentoring younger students, STEM-focused extracurricular activities, work experience)
* Those with a compelling personal story and/or family circumstances (i.e. military family)