2016 SENEDIA Scholarships ~ Applications Now Available!

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) is offering multiple scholarships of up to $1000 each for the Fall/Spring term to 5th semester or later matriculating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students for the 2016/2017 academic year.

Who is eligible and what are the requirements?

Any student, a resident of the Southeastern New England area (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts), who is currently matriculating at an accredited College or University located in United States in a STEM-related field and expects to enter the 5th semester or later equivalent for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 academic year is eligible for an award if they provide justification as to how this scholarship will benefit the Southeastern New England work force.

The scholarship award criteria are based on:

  1.  The student’s demonstrated interest in STEM education and a subsequent career in science, technology, or education. STEM includes any science or technology subject (e.g., physics, chemistry, physiology, biology), any engineering or computer science related field or specialty and any field related to mathematics (e.g., operations research, statistics, etc.). If you have a question about whether or not your major study area qualifies, please contact one of the individual listed below.
  2. The Student’s Proven Overall and STEM Academic Record (i.e., Overall Grade Point Average and STEM-related course Grade Point Average)
  3. Honors and extra-curricular activities.
  4. Other STEM-related endeavors (e.g., volunteer work or employment in a STEM-related field)
  5. A Faculty Member Endorsement.
  6. Other Endorsements (if any)
  7. Endorsement as a family member of a SENEDIA member company employee (if applicable). Employees of SENEDIA Member Companies and family members of employees of SENEDIA Member Companies will be given extra consideration.

Where do I get an application?

The application is available here:  SENEDIA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Who do I contact if I have any questions about the application?

Questions can be directed to one of the following:

e-Mail   [email protected]  OR

What do I need to include in my application to ensure it is complete?

Please include the following items:

  1. Completed and signed scholarship application
  2. Necessary attachments as noted in the application form.

When do the completed applications need to be received and where should they be submitted?

Deadline:   Friday, May 20, 2016

IMPORTANT: The deadline is the time of RECEIPT at SENEDIA, NOT the postmark date, so please ensure adequate time for postal delays.

If you submit via e-mail ensure that you obtain a read receipt for your e-mail.  All forms submitted electronically should be attached as Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) files.

E-Mail   [email protected]


Mail to: SENEDIA

Scholarship Application

PO Box 4171

Middletown, RI  02842

When will I be notified?

The scholarship committee will notify you about three weeks after the submission deadline May 20, 2016, via US Postal Service or e-mail depending on your preference noted in the application.

The scholarship check will be presented at a SENEDIA meeting held in the summer. You and your family will be invited as our guests to this meeting.


Two Corporate Place
Middletown, RI 02842
[email protected]

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