Exelon Foundation STEM  Leadership Academy Scholarship

The Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy Scholarship is a supportive and clear pathway from student engagement in the Exelon STEM Academy to entry into the energy workforce, ideally as an Exelon employee.   This capstone offering of a post-secondary scholarship opportunity to Exelon STEM Leadership Academy alumnae will support students with a scholarship to a two or four year educational institution.*

The Scholarship will:

  • Be both financial need based and academic based.
  • Be available as a two or four year scholarship, renewable for up to four years (for undergraduate work).
  • Be open to alumnae with a 2.8 GPA.
  • Include an annual Exelon internship.
  • Preference will be given to applicants pursuing the following fields of study:  engineering; finance/business; IT; supply chain management.  A change of major may impact continuation of scholarship.
  • Preference will be given to students who are attending an institution within the Exelon company service footprint.

Eligibility:

Applicants must have previously attended a summer week-long Exelon STEM Leadership Academy in 2018, 2019, or 2020 and be enrolling full time in a two or four year educational institution for the Fall 2021 academic year.

 

The 2021 application is closed. Applicants will be notified of their status in the coming weeks.

Timeline

March 2021

Applications Submitted

April 2021

Recipients Selected
and Notified

Summer 2021

Announcement / Recognition / Scholars Summits

The Scholarship Process:

  • Apply
  • Application Review
  • Finalist Interviews
  • Final Selection
  • Recipients Notified
  • Scholarship Awarded
  • Annual Transcript and Verification for Scholarship Renewal
  • An Exelon internship annually

The application includes:

  • Basic Demographic Information
  • Two recommendations – at least one from a teacher (the second may be from a community organization, after-school program, etc.)
  • A copy of your transcript showing your GPA
  • A personal statement on:
    • Why you are pursuing a career in the energy sector;
    • What energy challenges you are most excited to solve;
    • and Why you would like to work at Exelon specifically should the opportunity present itself.
  • A personal statement about how the Exelon STEM Leadership Academy supported your education and career path
  • A personal statement about how you hope to give back to your community after you benefit from this opportunity.

* A scholarship recipient may attend a 2-year technical school and receive funds to complete and additional 2 years at a four-year institution. Applicants who have already begun college/post-secondary school may apply.