The Future of STEM Scholarships Program provides young adults up to $10,000 in a scholarship designed to cover college tuition and related expenses. The top three to four applicants will also receive scholarships and an internship offer, pending successful completion of the hiring process.
This scholarship is open to those who:
Are enrolled in four-year STEM programs
Are earning a 2.8 GPA
Participated as an Exelon intern from 2021, 2020, or 2019
Priority will be given to:
People of Color
Those with financial need
Illinois residents enrolled at Illinois Universities/Colleges or Illinois residents enrolled at HBCUs across the county
The ComEd Future Energy Workforce Scholarship is designed to support the next generation of innovators. This application is different than some scholarship applications because we want to hear more about your ideas for innovation and clean energy solutions that address the challenges present within the energy sector and how those ideas address creating resilient and sustainable communities.
By 2030, ComEd is committed to:
providing power that eliminates air pollution in the Northern Illinois region
enabling the transformation of 2 million commercial and passenger vehicles to electric in order to reduce air pollution by 25% in environmental justice communities
uplifting customers and communities by investing $10B to empower customers and nonprofits to advance equitable communities; and
strengthening the grid to adapt and mitigate climate change impacts by safely integrate the distribution of clean energy
These goals are important to ComEd and influence our strategy and decisions. Though we believe these goals are possible, the industry must overcome some challenges or face opportunities to ensure reliable, clean and equitable distribution of power.
In 500 words or fewer, please select from one of these below and share: why is this topic important, how your education or career path align with a solution, and how you believe a solution will help create a more resilient, sustainable and equitable Illinois.
Ensuring the grid has the capability that enable reliable distribution of power in the face of climate change
Ensuring a diverse workforce to support growth of capabilities within the industry
Ensuring the grid can support the integration of renewable energy
Ensuring residential and commercial customer play a role in building a clean energy future
Other – select a challenge or opportunity of your choice