Whittier College Receives Grant From Edison International

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Edison International has awarded Whittier College a grant for $10,000 to support undergraduate science research. The Edison Undergraduate Summer Science Research Fellowships for Minority Students will provide talented students of color majoring in the sciences with vital support to conduct science research. 

"Edison's investment in these Whittier students will help ensure that our next generation of scholars, researchers, and scientific leaders is diverse in background and experience and prepared for work in collaborative environments," said President Sharon Herzberger. "These are fields that are so crucial to our country's future well being. We foresee a long partnership with Edison, creating new and varied opportunities for future scientists."