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Air Force Accepts STEM Scholarship Applications for 2018

The U.S. Air Force is accepting scholarship applications from students who aim to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math degree. The military service said Monday it offers between $25,000 and $38,000 a year to help students major in one of the 19 STEM disciplines through the branch’s Science, Mathematics and Research …

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Army, Ten80 to Co-Host STEM Education Event

Ten80 Education and the U.S. Army has launched an educational program with the goal to engage high school students in science, technology, engineering and math. The Army Marketing and Research Group said Tuesday the STEMFest event will offer an opportunity for students to hone their teamwork, leadership and critical thinking skills with …

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ATCA, Raytheon Announce Aviation Scholarship for Women; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon and the Air Traffic Control Association have introduced a scholarship program for female college students pursuing aviation-related degrees. ATCA said Wednesday the Raytheon Women in Aviation scholarship includes a summer internship within the company’s intelligence, information and services, transportation and support services units. “This new scholarship aims to encourage women to …

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Siemens Donates $246M Software Grant to Florida Institute of Technology

Siemens has provided an in-kind software grant worth more than $246 million to the Florida Institute of Technology to help students prepare for science, technology engineering and math careers. Florida Tech said Thursday it will incorporate Siemens’ product lifecycle management platform into students’ coursework and projects related to computer-aided design, engineering simulation, …

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Raytheon Unveils National Apprenticeship Center in England

Raytheon has inaugurated a national apprenticeship center in Doncaster, England, to primarily offer training programs for automotive technicians. The company said Friday its professional services subsidiary will use the center to provide learning services to employers and apprentices through classroom discussions, virtual training and site visits. “With a capacity of about 70 students, …

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Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit …

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ManTech, Kaplan University Partner for Employees’ Cybersecurity Education; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International has picked Kaplan University to administer cyber programs that are geared toward Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification or bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity for the company’s employees. The Kaplan courses will be tailored to ManTech personnel and offered online, the company announced Monday. “The best weapons in …

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