Scholarship Program

2018 SENEDIA Scholarships

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) is pleased to announce that we plan to award two $1500 scholarships to students who are pursuing studies related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths.  These areas of study are the backbone of the skills and experiences that are important elements in supporting the future national security and defense sector workforce.

Student applicants must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Southeastern New England (RI, MA, CT); entering their 4th semester of study (or later equivalent) in the 2018-2019 academic year; and a matriculating student enrolled in a STEM-related field at an accredited college or university located in the U.S.

Scholarship applications link:  2018 SENEDIA Scholarship Application.   The deadline for applications is Friday, 25 May 2018.

SENEDIA is a catalyst for thought leadership and innovation in undersea technology, cybersecurity and defense technologies.  The organization is focused on providing the latest information about opportunities in the defense and homeland security cluster and facilitates workforce development efforts.  SENEDIA has over 100 members.

2017 SENEDIA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $1500 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Asha Chen-Phang – Northeastern University

Michael Galuska – University of Rhode Island

2016 SENEDIA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $750 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Nathan Lambert – Cornell University

Marissa Pelkey – Whittier – Community College of Rhode Island

Allison Rishmany – Wentworth Technical Institute

Samuel Turner – St. John Fisher College

2015 SENEDIA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $500 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Arianna Abram – Boston University

Hanna Desilets – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Nathan Lambert – Cornell University

Sydney Pazera – University of Colorado, Boulder

Gilbert Resto – University of Rhode Island

Frank Zingarelli – University of Rhode Island

2014 SENEDIA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $600 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Arianna Abram – Boston University

Jake Brown –  Roger Williams University

Casie Cadorette –  Springfield College

Fiona MacKechnie – University of Rhode Island

Alexander Manoni – University of Rhode Island 

2013 SENEDIA Scholarships

SENEDIA Scholarship Program

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $500 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Mr. Rami Akouri – Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Ms. Huong Doan – Worcester State University

Ms. Mackenzie Donovan – Boston College

Mr. Victor Lambert – Northeastern University

Ms. Kimberly McCarthy – University of Rhode Island

Mr. Christopher Peters – Villanova University

2012 SENEDIA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following students, each of whom were awarded $600 scholarships to pursue their studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career paths:

Mr. Caleb Chase – Northeastern University

Ms. Erin Larcom – University of Rhode Island

Mr. Matthew Sheehan – University of Rhode Island.

Ms. Jenelle Piche – Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Ms. Lisa Dion – Providence College