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Edison Scholars & Other Scholarships

Edison Scholars

Edison Scholars helps students from Southern California Edison’s service territory pursue studies in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Each scholarship is worth $40,000 and is payable over 4 years.

The Edison Scholars program is funded entirely by Edison International investors, not from customers’ utility bill payments, and it’s part of our commitment to being a leading corporate citizen. Children of employees of Edison International and its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply for Edison Scholars.

Scholarships for Latino Students

We partner with TELACU to help low-income, first-generation Latino college students overcome formidable barriers and achieve academic success.

Supporting Local UNCF Efforts

We partner with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to provide scholarship support to local minority students who otherwise may not attend college.

Encouraging Native American Students

We partner with Walking Shield to help guide young people and their families through the steps toward higher education. The “The Journey to College” program provides college-readiness workshops and college advice.

Scholarships for Asian & Pacific Islander Students

We partner with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) to help low-income students attend college. Nearly 60% of recipients are the first in their families to do so.

Sustainability & Clean Energy Training & Education

Working with partners across the state, we’re helping build a more energy-efficient and energy-aware California. From empowering young students as advocates for smarter energy management in their homes, schools, and communities, to preparing young adults for careers in energy efficiency, our education programs are designed to help meet California’s cleaner-energy goals.

Developing Energy Efficiency Professionals (community college level)

Through education in energy efficiency and demand side reduction this training program helps prepare community-college students for clean-energy careers. Developing Energy Efficiency Professionals uses classroom learning, projects, and outreach within the campus community to promote the understanding of demand response, resource conservation, and carbon emission reduction. It’s designed to help reduce operational costs at California Community Colleges, too.

Green Schools (K-12)

Starting with our area’s youngest students, the Green Schools program uses integrative, hands-on learning activities to educate students about energy and its link to the environment. Activities promote energy-conservation, encourage green careers, and influence students, teachers, and school staff to become energy educators and efficiency advocates in their schools, homes, and communities. Ultimately it helps their school districts save on energy costs.

PEAK Energy Management (Grades 3-7)

The comprehensive, standards-based PEAK environmental educational program by the Energy Coalition is designed to empower elementary and middle school students with knowledge to manage energy use in their homes, schools, and communities. Through hands-on learning, students are inspired to take action to create a more sustainable world and to educate others about using energy wisely.

Living Wise (Grade 6)

This award-winning program helps build energy-efficiency skills and knowledge for California families by educating sixth graders. Eligible teachers are provided materials including take-home kit of efficiency measures and supplies for each student. A mix of classroom activities and homework assignments guide students to work with their families on home audit and retrofit activities. Living Wise is a collaboration among us, Southern California Gas Company, and water providers.

Free Computers for Schools & Organizations

Our parent company, Edison International, donates computers to non-profit organizations and schools.

Supporting Diverse Communities

More than 85% of our giving supports programs that benefit underserved communities and groups.

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