Huntington Ingalls Industries announced last week that the HII Scholarship Fund, now in its fifth year, has awarded 100 new scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. Additionally, the fund renewed 93 previously active scholarships. To date, 767 scholarships have been awarded or renewed for a total of more than $2 million.
The HII Scholarship Fund was formed to provide financial assistance to dependent children of HII employees who are pursuing a post-secondary college or technical/vocation degree and to dependent children who are enrolled in quality pre-kindergarten school-readiness programs.
For the fifth year, HII President and CEO Mike Petters declined all but $1 of his annual salary to fund the program that has helped provide educational opportunities to 462 children of employees across the HII enterprise.
Of the scholarships awarded, 30 were granted to students in four-year education programs, 20 were granted to students in two-year technical/vocation programs, and 50 ...
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