Huntington Ingalls Industries Scholarship Fund

To date, nearly 400 scholarships have been awarded or renewed for a total of more than $1 million, providing educational opportunities to 271 children of employees across the HII enterprise.

2018 Recipients

  • 30 students enrolled in four-year education programs received $3,000
  • 20 students enrolled in two-year programs received $1,500
  • 73 previously awarded scholarships were renewed
  • 50 pre-K students received one-time awards of $3,000

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

“I’d like to say thank you to Huntington Ingalls Industries. I was very humbled and honored to receive this scholarship. So I would just like to tell them thank you from the bottom of my heart.” — Brycen Scott

Watch the video to hear how the scholarships are helping recipients meet their education goals and change their lives.

Read the video transcript

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

Application period for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed. Guidelines and applications for the 2019-2020 program will be available in February. Thanks for your interest in the HII Scholarship Fund.

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 28, 2018: Huntington Ingalls Industries Awards 100 Scholarships Through Annual Scholarship Fund. Read the news release

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