WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Student Veterans of America (SVA), will provide two Army student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program making its debut at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition.
D. Wayne Robinson, president and CEO of Student Veterans of America (left), and Daniel J Crowley, president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, announce the launch of the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for U.S. Army student veterans during the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition.
Named the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for the company’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, the program offers returning soldiers an opportunity to achieve educational goals and position themselves for success in civilian professions. The scholarships will be awarded to soldiers who pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university and demonstrate leadership in their local community.
Applications for the scholarship grants will be accepted on the SVA website beginning on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014.