Riverside Research, a not-for-profit company with facilities in Beavercreek, Ohio, has awarded two scholarships to Sinclair Community College for the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarships – both equal to one year's tuition – are reserved for students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.
"Our academic heritage and 47-year commitment to STEM education and training aligns perfectly with the mission, vision, and workforce development efforts of Sinclair Community College," said Richard Annas, Riverside Research President . "All of our university partnerships and community outreach efforts are founded on a shared vision to develop a strong, sustainable, and innovative technical workforce. Our longstanding partnership with Sinclair is no exception."
"Sinclair appreciates Riverside Research's commitment to STEM education. These scholarships and the other ways Riverside Research engages students through experiences such as internships are a direct investment in the economic growth of our region," said Madeline Iseli, Vice President for Advancement at the college.
Candidate STEM scholars must be US citizens of sophomore status with plans to continue towards a bachelor's degree. They must also demonstrate a history of community involvement, and a maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA throughout the scholarship.
About Riverside Research
Riverside Research, a not-for-profit company chartered to advance scientific research in the public interest and in support of the United States government, is a nationally recognized leader in the development, presentation, and maintenance of DOD-approved course materials at all classification levels. As an industry member of the technical community and corporate citizen of the Dayton Region, Riverside Research provides mentor-guided internships, curriculum development, and adjunct professors to many Dayton-based colleges and universities, including Sinclair and Clark State Community Colleges, the University of Dayton, Wilberforce University, and the Air Force Institute of Technology. The company is also involved with the Dayton Regional STEM Center and was instrumental in establishing the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center for Human Capital Development.