SENEDIA STEM
Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunities

SENEDIA provides scholarships to students enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, or math field with the potential to support the future national security and defense sector workforce. These unrestricted scholarships have helped students with a range of costs, from tuition to housing.

Students entering their second year of a two-year degree program or entering their third year of a four-year program are eligible to apply. Students transitioning from a two-year program to a four-year program are also eligible to apply.

SENEDIA STEM Scholarship Awardees

SENEDIA STEM
Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to all of our scholarship award winners, representing some of the most talented and dedicated STEM students in New England. You are the future of our industry, and we can’t wait to see what you accomplish as you pursue a career in defense.

James R. Langevin
Cybersecurity Scholarship

Congressman James R. Langevin of Rhode Island is a national leader on defense and an early pioneer on cybersecurity, having served on the House Homeland Security Committee and as Chair of the House Armed Services Cyber, Innovative Technology, and Information Systems Subcommittee. Congressman Langevin was also instrumental in the creation of The Office of the National Cyber Director, which serves as the principal advisor to the President of the United States on cybersecurity policy and strategy, and cybersecurity engagement with industry and international stakeholders.

In 2022, SENEDIA launched the James R. Langevin Cybersecurity Scholarship program in his name. This scholarship will support students enrolled in a cybersecurity field who show great promise for the industry. This scholarship will help students with a range of costs, from tuition to housing.

Students entering their second year of a two-year degree program or entering their third year of a four-year program are eligible to apply. Students transitioning from a two-year program to a four-year program are also eligible to apply.

2022 Honorees

  • Jonathan Leys, University of Maine, major Computer Engineering
  • Abigail Young, University of Connecticut, major Electrical Engineering, minor Mathematics
  • Jennifer Duque, Salve Regina University, major Administration of Justice, minor Psychology, masters Administration of Justice and Homeland Security with concentrations in Cybersecurity and Intelligence

2020 Honorees

  • Maxim Veilleux, UCONN, major Mechanical Engineering; minor Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Naval Science
  • Morgan Watson, Worcester Polytechnical Institute, major Chemical Engineering
  • Clare Laroche, URI, major Ocean Engineering, minor Mathematics, Sustainability

2018 Honorees

  • Heather Bruno – University of Rhode Island – Computer Science / Cybersecurity
  • Brendan Watson – Norwich University – Mechanical Engineering

2016 Honorees

  • Nathan Lambert – Cornell University
  • Marissa Pelkey – Whittier – Community College of Rhode Island

2021 Honorees

  • Maxim Veilleux, UCONN, major Mechanical Engineering; minor Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Naval Science
  • Morgan Watson, Worcester Polytechnical Institute, major Chemical Engineering
  • Clare Laroche, URI, major Ocean Engineering, minor Mathematics, Sustainability

2019 Honorees

  • Joshua Dupont – University of Connecticut -Double Major, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Charles Markert – Yale University – Double Major, Mechanical Engineering and History
  • Matthew Slivinski – Brown University – Master of Science, Computer Science; focusing on artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Emma Sudduth – University of Rhode Island – Double Major – Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and Spanish

2017 Honorees

  • Asha Chen-Phang – Northeastern University
  • Michael Galuska – University of Rhode Island

2021 Honorees

  • Maxim Veilleux, UCONN, major Mechanical Engineering; minor Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Naval Science
  • Morgan Watson, Worcester Polytechnical Institute, major Chemical Engineering
  • Clare Laroche, URI, major Ocean Engineering, minor Mathematics, Sustainability

2020 Honorees

  • Maxim Veilleux, UCONN, major Mechanical Engineering; minor Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Naval Science
  • Morgan Watson, Worcester Polytechnical Institute, major Chemical Engineering
  • Clare Laroche, URI, major Ocean Engineering, minor Mathematics, Sustainability

2019 Honorees

  • Joshua Dupont – University of Connecticut -Double Major, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Charles Markert – Yale University – Double Major, Mechanical Engineering and History
  • Matthew Slivinski – Brown University – Master of Science, Computer Science; focusing on artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Emma Sudduth – University of Rhode Island – Double Major – Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and Spanish

2018 Honorees

  • Heather Bruno – University of Rhode Island – Computer Science / Cybersecurity
  • Brendan Watson – Norwich University – Mechanical Engineering

2017 Honorees

  • Asha Chen-Phang – Northeastern University
  • Michael Galuska – University of Rhode Island

2016 Honorees

  • Nathan Lambert – Cornell University
  • Marissa Pelkey – Whittier – Community College of Rhode Island