Edison International Awards $1.2 Million in Scholarships to High School Students
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power the future through science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies by Edison International, the parent company of Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Southern California Edison.
Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students. Each Edison Scholar will receive $40,000 — paid over four years — to further their academic pursuit of STEM fields at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university.
The 2019 Edison Scholars are:
Hawthorne Math & Science Academy
Edgewood High School, West Covina
Gretchen Whitney High School, Cerritos
Nogales High School, La Puente
Pioneer High School, Whittier
South Gate High School
Marlborough School, Los Angeles
North High School, Torrance
Palos Verdes High School
California Academy of Math and Science, Carson
Covina High School
Alan Lopez Lopez
Lynwood High School
Santa Monica High School
Woodbridge High School, Irvine
Los Alamitos High School
Cypress High School
La Quinta High School, Westminster
La Habra High School
Valencia High School, Placentia
Santiago High School, Corona
Heritage High School, Menifee
Centennial High School, Corona
Vista Murrieta High School
Aylin Figueroa Uribe
Cathedral City High School
Henry J. Kaiser High School, Fontana
Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga
Granite Hills High School, Porterville
Tulare Union High School
Fillmore High School
Oxnard High School
“I’m always impressed when I meet these students who have already accomplished so much academically and I’m hopeful for all that lies ahead for them and their families,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International. “We applaud these deserving scholars and know that these scholarships will provide financial support as they pursue their dreams.”
With the addition of the 2019 Edison Scholars, Edison International has awarded an estimated $9.9 million in scholarships to 640 students through the Edison Scholars Program since 2006.
Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California and its support of charitable causes, such as the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.
To learn more about the 2019 Edison Scholars, visit on.edison.com/2019EdisonScholars.
About Edison International
Edison International (NYSE:EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.
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