HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced the establishment of a new $1 million Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Scholarships will be awarded to eligible junior and/or senior students majoring in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Finance and Engineering.
“This fund is an opportunity for Halliburton to support Prairie View A&M and deepen our diversity and inclusion mission while building our pipeline of future talent,” said Halliburton Chairman, President & CEO Jeff Miller. “We are excited to support PVAMU and the outstanding students in the College of Business and College of Engineering, as well as building on our historical success with the Texas A&M university system.”
“We are grateful for Halliburton’s commitment to the success of our engineering and business students. Their provision of scholarships, mentoring and internships for Halliburton Scholars will enhance greatly these students’ prospects for successful careers,” said Prairie View A&M University President Ruth J. Simmons.
Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund criteria is on the PVAMU website. Students interested in applying can do so through March 15, 2021.
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About Prairie View A&M University
Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, Prairie View A&M University is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses, and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. A member of The Texas A&M University System, the university is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service. For more information regarding PVAMU, visit www.pvamu.edu.