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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to 24 Maryland High School Seniors

Northrop Grumman has awarded more than $240,000 in scholarship funds to 24 high school seniors in Maryland this year through its Engineering Scholars Program, Maryland Department of Commerce’s MDBIZ News reported Wednesday. Curran McSwigan writes Northrop gives scholarship grants worth $10,000 per year per student who will pursue engineering, computer science, physics or math …

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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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Lockheed Funds Initiative to House Homeless Veterans in Santa Clara

Lockheed Martin has entered a three-year funding commitment to support the All the Way Home program that aims to house more than 700 homeless veterans in Santa Clara, California by Veterans Day 2018. The company said Thursday it has contributed an initial $10,000 to All the Way Home to supply 70 kits that contain personal care items, clothing, cookware …

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Microsoft Awards Grants to 12 Entrepreneurial Businesses to Support Internet “Democratization” Plan

Microsoft has awarded 12 entrepreneurial businesses with seed grants and resources — including BizSpark tools such as free software, services and technology support — to help the expansion of the company’s hardware, applications, connectivity and power systems. The company said Monday the Affordable Access Initiative grants support the $1 billion investment plan of …

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Parsons Supports California Science Center Mission to Transport NASA Space Shuttle Tank

Parsons has provided consultation services in support of the California Science Center‘s mission to transport a NASA Space Shuttle external tank. The External Tank 94 has completed its transport from New Orleans to the California Science Center where it will be integrated with the Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour and displayed in a launch position at the new Samuel Oschin …

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