Scholarship Program

2020/2021 SENEDIA Scholarships

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) is pleased to announce that we plan to award a minimum of 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 2020/2021 academic year; and a matriculating student enrolled in a STEM-related field at an accredited college or university located in the U.S.

Scholarship information/application for 2020/2021 academic year here: 2020_2021 SENEDIA Scholarship Application

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.

2019 SENEDIA Scholarships

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

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 in artificial Intelligence (AI)

Emma Sudduth – University of Rhode Island – Double Major – Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and Spanish

2018 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:

Heather Bruno – University of Rhode Island – Computer Science / Cybersecurity

Brendan Watson – Norwich University – Mechanical Engineering

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