Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program that will award up to 150 scholarships.

Beginning in 2020, we are awarding up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients this year. The scholarship will fund degrees at accredited vocational-technical schools to prepare students for careers in technology and/or advanced manufacturing that does not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree.

The application opens January 15, 2020 and will close on March 12, 2020.

Vocational Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to the Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Current high school seniors, graduate (GED equivalent), or are college undergraduates who have not obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • Planning to enroll full-time at an accredited vocational technical school, trade school, two-year community college or state college
  • Pursuing a degree or vocational-technical certificate in one of the specified areas of study:
Fields of Study Specific Majors
Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services Computer and Information Sciences, Computer and Information Systems Security, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Software Engineer, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, Data Processing Tech, Information Sciences, Information Technology, System Administration, System Networking, Web Page Design
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineer Tech, Automation Engineer Tech, CAD Drafting and Design, Computer Engineer Tech, Computer Hardware Tech, Computer Software Tech, Computer Technology/Computer Systems Tech, Electrical/Electronics Tech, Electromechanical Tech, Engineering Tech, Industrial Tech, Instrumentation Tech, Laser and Optical Tech, Manufacturing Tech, Mechanical Engineer Tech, Quality Control Tech, Robotics Tech
Mechanic & Repair Technologies Aircraft Powerplant Tech, Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance, Avionics Maintenance Tech, Electrical/Electronic Equipment Install & Repair, Heating & AC Maintenance, Industrial Mechanics Tech, Mechanics & Repairers
Precision Production CNC Machinist Tech, Machine Shop Tech, Machine Tool Tech, Tool and Die Tech, Welding Tech
Transportation & Materials Moving Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Tech
Security & Protective Services Computer Forensics

Provided there are qualified applicants, an effort will be made to give preference to applicants who:

  • Current Lockheed Martin high school interns
  • High school students that are dually enrolled at a trade school within one of the eligible fields of study
  • Students attending one of the many Lockheed Martin partner institutions

Vocational Scholarship Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities (including membership in relevant trade organizations or associations), work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances and a outside appraisal.

Lockheed Martin promotes equal opportunity and intentional inclusion.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Lockheed Martin play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Scholarship recipients can opt-in to be contacted by Lockheed Martin recruitment teams regarding possible internship opportunities. (Note: All interested candidates and scholars must apply through the Lockheed Martin careers site to be considered).

Preferred Educational Institutions

Community Colleges (2 year)

  • Angelina College (TX)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (MD)
  • Antelope Valley (CA)
  • Arapahoe Community (CO)
  • Asnuntuck Community College (CT)
  • Baltimore County (MD)
  • Bellevue County (WA)
  • Burlington County (NJ)
  • Calhoun (AL)
  • Chandler-Gilbert (AZ)
  • Community College of Aurora (CO)
  • Delaware County (PA)
  • Harper College (IL)
  • Housatonic Community College (CT)
  • Mission (CA)
  • Monroe (NY)
  • Montgomery County (PA)
  • Montgomery College (MD-all locations)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (CT)
  • North West Mississippi (MS)
  • Northern VA (VA)
  • Norwalk Community College (CT)
  • Onondaga (NY)
  • Pikes Peak Community (CO)
  • Red Rocks Community (CO)
  • Tarrant County College (TX)
  • Valencia (FL)

State Colleges (2 to 4 year)

  • College of Central Florida (FL)
  • Eastern Florida State (FL)
  • FAMU (FL)
  • Goodwin College (CT)
  • North West Florida State (FL)
  • Palm Beach State (FL)
  • St. Petersburg College (FL)
  • UMBC (MD)
  • University of South Florida (FL)

Technical Schools (2 year)

  • Alfred College (NY)
  • Community Learning Center, Inc. (TX)
  • Connecticut Tech Edu. And Career System (CT)
  • Davis Tech (UT)
  • Greenville Tech (SC)
  • Hallmark University (TX)
  • Johnson College (PA)
  • Lake Tech (FL)
  • Marion Tech (OH)
  • Orange Tech (FL)
  • Penn Tech College (PA)
  • Pinellas Tech (FL)
  • Southern Arkansas Tech SAU (AR)
  • Spartan College (OK)
  • Stratford School of Aviation (CT)
  • Texas State Tech (TX)

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