Scholarship supports Aquidneck Island high school seniors entering math or engineering undergraduate programs
MIDDLETOWN, RI – May 8, 2013 – KVH Industries, Inc., is now accepting applications for its 2013 A.H. Kits van Heyningen Technology Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving high school senior who will enter a four-year undergraduate math or engineering program the following fall. Complete eligibility and application details are available to download from the company’s website.
“KVH’s business is based on technology and our success depends on the creativity and innovation of our engineers,” explains Richard Goyette, chairperson of KVH’s charitable giving committee. “We are excited to help support the next generation of mathematicians and engineers who will create the breakthrough technologies and products of the future. We’re proud to offer the A.H. Kits van Heyningen Technology Scholarship as a way to assist a student in our community with the costs of attending college so that they may pursue higher education in math or engineering.”
Among those eligible for the scholarship are students who live on or attend high school on Aquidneck Island as well as the children and grandchildren of KVH employees. While this scholarship is not solely needs-based, preference will be given to students who demonstrate a financial need.
Please visit www.kvh.com/About-Us to download and print a copy of the 2013 A.H. Kits van Heyningen Technology Scholarship application.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. The company is based in Middletown, RI, with facilities in Illinois, Denmark, Norway, Singapore, and Japan.