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Edison Scholars Program

Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison and Edison Mission Group, welcomes applications for the Edison Scholars program, which supports the study of math, science, engineering and technology.

The Edison Scholars program provides scholarships to public and private high school students who show potential for a successful college career and who have a financial need. The program is part of Edison's long-standing tradition of investing in the future by making the dream of a college education a reality for deserving students. Preference is given to students who represent the first generation in their families to attend college and those who have overcome significant obstacles and challenges.


Award Amount:  $2,500 per year, renewable annually for up to $10,000, if all requirements are met

Recipients may each receive a total of $10,000, awarded in increments of $2,500 over four years (or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first). Annual reviews will confirm satisfactory academic performance, and continued full-time enrollment* in an eligible field of study. Edison International may discontinue this program and its scholarships at any time.

Note: Dependents of Edison International employees or retirees are not eligible for the Edison Scholars program.

* Defined as full-time enrollment for the entire upcoming academic year.


Applicants to the Edison Scholars program must:

  • Be high school seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Meet placement standards for entry-level baccalaureate coursework and have taken the ACT or SAT
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study for the entire upcoming academic year with a major in one of the following disciplines:
    • Math
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Engineering (electrical, computer, chemical or mechanical)
    • Materials Science
    • Computer Science/Information Systems

How to Apply

Visit and be sure your application is postmarked by March 15.

Interested students must complete the application online or mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades and a copy of test results from SAT or ACT to Scholarship Management Services, a department of Scholarship America.

Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, contact Scholarship America to verify that the application has been received.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications will be evaluated based on the information submitted. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.

Program Administration

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a department of Scholarship America. Scholarship America is a national, nonprofit educational support and student aid service organization that seeks to involve and assist the private sector in expanding educational opportunities and encouraging educational achievement. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin.

Questions regarding the scholarship program can be directed to:

Edison Scholars Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Telephone:  (507) 931-1682 or (800) 537-4180