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Best friends Shavonna Jackson (left) and Avey Songco, seniors at the California Academy of Mathematics and Science in Carson, pose with ...

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Travis Caldwell and Deema Nasla, Oak Hills High School seniors, show off their Edison Scholars medals.

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Mission Oak High School seniors Joshua Porter and Hayley Fernandes pose with their $40,000 Edison Scholars checks presented to them by ...

Edison Scholar William Ramos holds his medal as classmates congratulate him on his $40,000 STEM scholarship. 

Mike Bao, a senior at Troy High School in Fullerton, is a 2017 Edison Scholar. 

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Colleen Wolfe, Cornelia Connelly High School senior, poses with her $40,000 Edison Scholars check.

Edison Scholars 2019 Applications Open

  • By Inside Edison Staff
  • October 01, 2018

High school seniors can now apply for the $40,000 Edison Scholars college scholarships. Edison International is awarding $1.2 million in scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) and empower them to change the world. Deadline to apply is Dec. 14.

News Release (Spanish / Chinese / Korean / Vietnamese / Thai )

Diana Valenzuela was a 2014 Edison Scholar. See how the $40,000 scholarship helped her go to college and start a career at SCE.


Here are some of the 2018 Edison Scholars and their stories:

2018 Edison Scholars Reception

High School Seniors Honored as Edison Scholars

Edison Scholars 2018 - Avey Songco and Shavonna Jackson

Edison Scholars and BFFs Bring Out the Best in Each Other

Edison Scholar 2018 - Sandra Amezcua Rocha

Edison Scholar Wants to Help Bring Renewable Energy to
All Communities

Edison Scholar Justin Hogenauer

Edison Scholar Pursues Passion for Environment in Honor of
His Dad


  • Applicants must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university, and show financial need.
  • Specific college majors include: computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.
  • Applicants must live in Southern California Edison’s service territory.

To apply for the 2019 Edison Scholars Program:


Related stories:

Meet Our 2018 Edison Scholars
Introducing Our 2017 Edison Scholars
Meet the 2016 Edison Scholars

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