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e2v aerospace and defense Announces Scholarship Program

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- e2v aerospace and defense (e2v a&d), a leading provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, is pleased to announce a scholarship program for eligible employees and dependents. The program will award two scholarships per academic year, and is intended to encourage pursuit of higher education in areas of study that align with e2v's core competencies and values.

Earlier this year, e2v a&d started an internship and co-op program with several universities in the Silicon Valley area, with plans to expand beyond the local region to other nationally ranked universities. These various programs and the scholarship program are part of a strategic initiative at e2v to develop, enhance and contribute to a better-educated workforce that is prepared to lead with technical innovation and creative ideas.

"Education is the cornerstone of a professional career," stated e2v a&d President Robert Brevelle in announcing the program to employees. "As leaders in the aerospace and defense industry, it is our responsibility to foster an environment where people are encouraged and provided support so that they may continue to learn and develop. It is in our collective best interest to have a diverse and educated team to help us meet the exciting challenges and opportunities of the future."

Robert shared that he would not have been able to attend college had it not been for the scholarship programs of several organizations and corporations that not only fully funded his undergraduate program but also his graduate and doctoral studies. "Like many of my colleagues, we were able to attend college due to the generosity of companies and programs such as this one, and like them, we are committed to supporting higher education and academic excellence."

Additional information and details for the scholarship, internship, and co-op programs may be found by contacting Tina Nordsell e2v aerospace and defense at 408-737-0992.

About e2v aerospace and defense, inc.

e2v aerospace and defense, inc. (e2v a&d) is a leading provider of RF power, imaging and hi-rel semiconductor solutions to the North American aerospace and defense industry.

e2v a&d offers a diverse portfolio of products and services, including wideband RF components and sub-systems, high performance imaging sensors and cameras and hi-rel semiconductor products and lifecycle management services to ensure long-term continuity of supply.

Corporate headquarters of e2v a&d are located at 765 Sycamore Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035 USA. For more information, visit www.e2v-us.com.

CONTACT: Press contact: Michael Sarpa, michael.sarpa@e2v-us.comSource: e2v aerospace and defense