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Applications being accepted for engineering scholars program

November 15, 2004

BALTIMORE - Applications now are being accepted for the third annual Northrop Grumman Corp. Engineering Scholars program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland next year to promising high school students interested in studying engineering.

Individual scholarships of $10,000 will be awarded by Northrop Grumman to a qualified graduating high school senior in each of Maryland's 23 counties and in the city of Baltimore. Candidates must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering program. The funds may be used for tuition, books, lodging and meals.

A committee of Northrop Grumman employees will select the Engineering Scholars winners. Applicants must be a resident of Maryland and a graduating senior in the spring of 2005 from a public or accredited private high school in the state. Applicants for the scholarship program also must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1,100 and a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 (grades 9-12).

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Application forms have been sent to all high schools within the state. Students may obtain an information packet on the Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars program, including applications, from their school guidance counselors. The application form also is available on the Internet at www.es.northropgrumman.com/engscholars/.

The application deadline is March 1, 2005.

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