alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav awards $130,000 in STEM scholarships this week

alliantgroup celebrated ten of the winners of the most recent round of the alliantgroup Client and Partners STEM Scholarship Program at the company’s global headquarters in Houston this week.

The students arrived from their hometowns in states as far away as New York, California and Wisconsin.

alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav personally awarded each student with a $10,000 scholarship to put towards their education.

Each winner is planning to major a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field in college.  Their expected majors include chemical engineering, biology, mathematics, civil engineering and computer science.

These talented students will attend universities across the country including California Institute of Technology, Washington University in St. Louis, Carnegie Mellon, University of Michigan, Virginia Tech and UCLA.

The scholarship award recipients took part in a variety of events during the day including an interactive lecture by NASA flight controller Katie Spira.

The scholarship award ceremony was part of the two day leadership conference: alliantgroup America Rising: STEM, Leadership & the Future of U.S. Business.

Born from alliantgroup’s mission of education and awareness, the firm’s Blue Heart Fund is focused on giving back to the community and fostering STEM education across the nation. Along with fundraising for various philanthropic endeavors and promoting STEM education in K-12 schools, the Blue Heart Fund offers generous STEM-based scholarships to students pursuing a career in the field.