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Drake State and Aerojet Partner for New Scholarship Opportunity


Aerojet, through funding by the GenCorp Foundation, in partnership with the J.F. Drake State Technical College Foundation, has established the Aerojet Scholarship. The first scholarship will be awarded for the fall 2013 semester. Applications are open to recent high school graduates or first semester students who enroll at Drake State in a program leading to a career in the advanced manufacturing industry. Applications are currently available in the Office of Financial Aid (Building 700 Room 3) at Drake State or online at The priority deadline is August 3, 2013.

About Aerojet
Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets. Aerojet’s parent company, GenCorp, is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be obtained by visiting the companies’ websites at and

The GenCorp Foundation is the philanthropic arm of GenCorp and supports the communities where the company has a business presence. With a grantmaking focus on STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) education, the GenCorp Foundation has contributed more than $10 million since 2000.

Click here to be redirected to the scholarship page for an application packet.

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