The winners of the scholarships, who were selected from more than 100 undergraduate applicants, are (from left to right):
Chibuzor Oziligbo, a U.S. Navy veteran at Georgia Tech
Elitania Martinez, a U.S. Navy veteran at the University of Houston
Michael Ford, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran at Louisiana State University
SVA is thrilled to partner with BP America to provide three $10,000 scholarships to students in STEM fields. This scholarship program reinforces our shared commitment to creating and increasing opportunities for veterans to pursue courses of study that yield to high demand, high growth careers in STEM and technology-related fields. BP is committed to playing a leading role in securing America’s energy today and in the future, and they share our belief that no one is better positioned than a veteran to meet the growing energy needs of the U.S. SVA and BP America are proud to help veterans seek out these dynamic opportunities. In order to apply for the scholarship, please carefully review the eligibility criteria, and make sure to submit all required materials prior to the application deadline. This scholarship closed on June 1st, 2015.
Eligible student veterans must meet the below outlined minimum criteria: