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KVH Accepting Applications for 2009 Technology Scholars Award for Aquidneck Island Students


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

MIDDLETOWN, RI – March 23, 2009 – KVH Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2009 Technology Scholars Award. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving high school senior who will be entering a 4-year undergraduate math or engineering program the following fall. Complete eligibility and application details are available to download from the company’s website,

“We rely on the innovation and skill of our engineers to develop award-winning, industry-leading products for markets and customers worldwide,” explained Chris Watson, KVH’s director of marketing. “Thanks to their efforts, we’ve earned a place as a leading source for mobile satellite TV and broadband communication systems, along with defense and commercial guidance and stabilization solutions. The KVH Technology Scholars award is one way that we hope to encourage students to pursue higher education in math and engineering while also allowing us to support our community as well.”

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.

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 Tinley Park, IL and Kokkedal, Denmark.

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

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