Huntington Ingalls Industries Scholarship Fund

In the two years since it was established, the fund has awarded 220 scholarships to children of HII employees. Watch the video to hear from a few of the recipients about how the scholarships will help them achieve their education goals.

Read the video transcript

2017 Recipients

  • 30 students enrolled in four-year education programs received $3,000
  • 20 students enrolled in two-year programs received $1,500
  • 33 students enrolled in two and four-year programs had their 2016 scholarships renewed
  • 50 pre-K students received one-time awards of $3,000

2016 Recipients

  • 30 students enrolled in four-year education programs received $3,000
  • 16 students enrolled in two-year technical/vocation programs received $1,500
  • 32 pre-K students received one-time awards of $3,000

About the Scholarship

HII President and CEO Mike Petters reads to children at the Downtown Hampton Child Development Center.

In March of 2016, HII President and CEO Mike Petters announced that the company was establishing a scholarship fund to provide educational assistance for children of HII employees.

The Huntington Ingalls Industries Scholarship Fund is for dependent children of eligible HII employees enrolled in post-secondary college education (two- or four-year programs) and pre-kindergarten school readiness programs. It is administered by Scholarship America.

Application and Program Information

HII School Readiness Scholarship Application and Program Information

HII Post-Secondary School Scholarship Application and Program Information

Application period for the 2018-2019 school year will open February 2018.

To Donate

Anyone can contribute to the HII Scholarship Fund. Donations currently accepted by check only. Mail your check, payable to:

Scholarship America
SDS-12-2719
P.O. Box 86
Minneapolis, MN 55486-2719

Please indicate on the check or cover letter that you are designating your contribution to the HII Scholarship Fund. Within two weeks of receipt of your tax deductible contribution to Scholarship America, you will receive a confirmation letter from Scholarship America.

News

June 21, 2017: Huntington Ingalls Industries Awards 100 Scholarships Through CEO-Sponsored Scholarship Fund. Read the news release

Sept. 14, 2016: HII awards 78 educational scholarships to pre-kindergarten and post-secondary students. Read the news release