Emerson now accepting applications for Discrete Automation ScholarshipGlobalSpec News Desk | May 18, 2023
Emerson invites U.S. students pursuing collegiate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields to apply for its 2023 Emerson Discrete Automation Scholarship. The merit-based award recognizes two ambitious problem-solvers with a $5,000 scholarship, eligibility for an Emerson internship and a $1,000 research grant for their college. With the grant, the winners’ colleges can support and fund STEM programs or enhance their engineering programs. Applicants may apply through July 31.
The scholarship rewards individuals pursuing STEM professions in fields such as engineering, instrumentation, systems and automation that are critical to discrete automation applications. The financial support and recognition provided by the scholarship helps students with great potential emerge as leaders ready to shape their field.
“Many of today’s great innovators got their start in a classroom,” said Andy Duffy, vice president of sales for Discrete Automation Americas at Emerson. “Through the Emerson Discrete Automation Scholarship, we support tomorrow’s great innovators as they establish their path, take the next crucial step in their careers and achieve success. Emerson is dedicated to driving passion for STEM education and making it accessible to everyone who loves it.”
The Emerson Discrete Automation Scholarship is part of the technology, engineering and software leader’s many STEM initiatives. Emerson’s commitment to and investment in STEM education enriches the lives of children and young adults at all levels of education, all around the world. Since 2007, Emerson has partnered with more than 350 universities and technical colleges and donated millions to STEM programs.
Through the 17-year history of the scholarship program alone, 28 visionary students have received a total of $180,000 in scholarships and research grants for their colleges. The company has also sponsored ground-breaking, student-led projects, and over 30 Emerson-hosted “We Love STEM” events have reached more than 2,000 students in 12 different countries.
Only U.S. citizens and legal U.S. residents may apply. Eligible applicants will have completed their sophomore year in a bachelor’s degree program or are enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited U.S. educational institution at the time of application.