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KVH Announces New Technology Scholars Program for Aquidneck Island Students


Annual Scholarship from KVH Industries to Encourage and Support High School Seniors Entering Math or Engineering Undergraduate Programs

MIDDLETOWN, RI – April 3, 2008 – KVH Industries, Inc., relies on the innovation and skill of its engineers to develop award-winning, industry-leading products for markets and customers worldwide. Thanks to their efforts, KVH is a leading source for mobile satellite TV and broadband communication systems, along with defense and commercial guidance and stabilization solutions. In recognition of the importance engineers play in the current and future success of the company, KVH is pleased to launch its Technology Scholars Program. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a deserving high school senior who will be attending a 4-year undergraduate math or engineering program the following fall.

“As a high-tech company founded in Newport and headquartered in Middletown, our deep roots on Aquidneck Island have forged a commitment to support our community as well as the next generation of engineers. The KVH Technology Scholars program is one way that we hope to give something back while encouraging students who are continuing their education in math and engineering,” said Martin Kits van Heyningen, KVH’s chief executive officer.

Among those eligible for the scholarship are students who live on Aquidneck Island or attend high school on Aquidneck Island as well as the children and grandchildren of all current KVH employees. While this scholarship is not solely needs-based, preference will be given to students who demonstrate a financial need. Complete eligibility and application details are available to download from the company’s website,

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries, Inc., is a premier manufacturer of systems to provide access to live mobile media ranging from satellite TV to telephone and high-speed Internet for vehicles and vessels as well as a leading source of navigation, pointing, and guidance solutions for maritime, defense, and commercial applications. The company’s products are based on its proprietary mobile satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. An ISO 9001-certified company, KVH is based in Middletown, Rhode Island.

KVH is a registered trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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