Syracuse, NY – For the ninth time, SRC Inc. is participating in the CNY STEM Scholarship Program, offering three scholarships and paid internships to local high school students.
In partnership with Partners for Education & Business, Inc. (PEB), SRC is now accepting applications into the 2022 STEM Scholars program for students planning to study computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or electrical engineering. Each of the three are worth $5,000 a year for four years and are accompanied by two paid internships with the company.
"Over the past nine years, SRC has been able to provide scholarships, internships, and often full-time employment, to some of Central New York's brightest STEM students," said Kevin Hair, President and CEO of SRC. "We are excited to be a part of this program again and look forward to continuing to build the STEM pipeline and the Central New York workforce."
Launched in 2013, the CNY STEM Scholarship Program, endorsed by the CNY Tech Sector and the CNY STEM Hub, is open to high school seniors and aims to keep them in Central New York after graduating college. Residents of Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and Tompkins counties are eligible to apply. This year, multiple scholarships are being offered by eight local companies: Cooper Lighting Solutions; INFICON; King+King Architects; Loretto; Marquardt; Novelis; SRC; and TTM Technologies. In just under a decade this program has generated 65 scholarships with a total value of $706,000. This year, 14 new scholarships are available with an additional value of $128,000.Applications are open online now through March 1st, 2022 at cnystem.com. The process includes independent reviews of the applications, academic records, letters of recommendation, a listing of honors/awards, extracurricular activities, an essay and a personal interview.
SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.
Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies the company invents and manufactures, the laboratories and facilities it builds, the people they hire, and communities where they work. Today, 1,500 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect people, the environment and our way of life.