Feb. 1 Deadline Approaches for the $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Attention high school seniors. Don’t miss your chance to earn a $40,000

Seniors dreaming of becoming engineers and planning to study science,
technology, engineering or math (STEM) in college have until Feb. 1
to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison
Scholars Program

Thirty high school students in Southern California Edison’s service
will each be awarded a $40,000 scholarship from Edison
International, the parent company of SCE. Since 2006, 520 students have
received $5.3 million in scholarships.

“We strongly
encourage high school seniors
from SCE’s service area who will be
pursuing STEM studies in college to apply for the Edison scholarship,”
said Tammy Tumbling, SCE’s director of Philanthropy and Community
Investment. “We know that the costs associated with STEM education are
high and can be a deterrent for underserved, low-income students. That’s
why we offer 30 scholarships — so we can help a greater number of
students realize their dreams.”

Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or above and either live in or attend
public or private high schools in SCE’s service area. High
school seniors
must demonstrate financial need and plan to be a
full-time undergraduate student majoring in electrical engineering,
mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering,
industrial engineering, computer sciences/info system, environmental
engineering or environmental sciences at a four-year college or

Students from underserved communities and ethnic minorities are
especially encouraged to apply.

To apply and get additional eligibility information, students are
encouraged to go to: scholarsapply.org/edisonscholars.

Scholarship recipients
will be announced in April. Edison Scholars may also be eligible for
summer internships at SCE after completing their second year of college.

Edison International’s support of charitable causes such as the Edison
Scholars Program is funded entirely by Edison International
shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company
donations. In addition, dependents of Edison International and SCE
employees are not eligible for the Edison Scholars Program.

About Southern California Edison

An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison
is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population
of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a
50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern


Southern California Edison
Susan Cox, (626) 302-2255