2018 Scholarship Program
LANCASTER, CA (December 5, 2017) – The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin announces the STEM Scholarship Program that will recognize and reward a minimum of three students with scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each.
To be eligible for the Los Angeles County Air Show STEM Scholarship, applicants must be entering college for the first time in the Fall of 2018 and plan to pursue college/university level studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), or Aerospace. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the Antelope Valley region and maintain credits to graduate high school at the Spring semester of 2018 and start collegiate level coursework in the Fall of 2018.
Criteria and information can be found at www.lacountyairshow.com under the Scholarships link. Applications will be accepted through 12 a.m., Sunday, January 14, 2018. Recipients will be recognized at the 2018 Air Show.
The Los Angeles County Airshow is considered to be one of the nation’s premier Air Shows scheduled for Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, 2018. The Air Show will also have a full line-up of world renowned aerobatic performers from all over the country, skydivers and warbirds. In addition to the attractions in the sky, the Los Angeles County Air Show is home to an impressive, interactive STEM exhibition, believed to be one of the largest expos of any air show, extensive static displays, an iconic Aeronautical Historical Panel “Heroes and Legends” and more.
For more information on the Los Angeles County Air Show, STEM expo and presale tickets, please visit www.lacountyairshow.com. Follow the Los Angeles County Air Show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates and announcements.
About Los Angeles County Air Show
The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration and educational opportunities for our youth, and enhancing awareness for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women. The mission of the Air Show will be, in part, accomplished by giving back to the needs of the community through a regional scholarship program for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math or aerospace. For more information about the Los Angeles County Air Show, please go to www.lacountyairshow.com.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 98,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
As a global security, and aerospace company, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. federal government agencies are Lockheed Martin’s most important customers. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. military along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations.
With close to 12,000 employees calling California home, Lockheed Martin is committed to giving back by supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) K-12 education, our veterans and military causes.
Contacts: Patricia Cox Susan Newman-Harrison
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