Ten Students Receive Horatio Alger Association's Honeywell Scholarship

Horatio-Alger_3by2Proving that perseverance and determination can overcome personal challenges, 10 college students received the second-annual Horatio Alger Association’s Honeywell Scholarship awards in the amount of $10,000 each. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity to pursue a degree in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

“We’ve seen first-hand the impact that scholarships and internship opportunities have on these students,” said Dave Cote, Honeywell Chairman and CEO. “Their work ethic and determination to succeed is unmatched, and I look forward to witnessing all that they will accomplish.”

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and exhibit good character and academic promise despite facing significant challenges. Funding, through Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, covers expenses such as tuition and on-campus room and board, which recipients can begin to use during their sophomore year.


Students Welcome New Learning Opportunities

More than 2,000 students at four primary schools in Vietnam got the surprise of their lives on April 7 when Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS), the company’s corporate citizenship program, donated $25,000 in educational materials to their schools