STEM/Sponsorship Programs


2023 SVEC Educational Awards Video

Apply for the High School scholarship here.

Apply for the College scholarship here.

Apply for the Keeper of the Flame here.

Discover – E

Discover “E” (E for engineering) is a nationwide student outreach program to expose elementary, junior and senior high school students to engineering and cultivate their interest in math, science, and engineering. This outreach program takes place annually in Silicon Valley from the beginning of National Engineers Week until the end of March. The Discover “E” program was initiated in 1990. Thousands of engineers throughout the United States participate in the program every year. The Discover “E” outreach effort in the South Bay area has been coordinated by the Silicon Valley Engineering Council since 1992.

Keeper of the Flame Award

For promoting high standards of content and rigor in Math, Science, and Technology Education

SVEC Keeper of the Flame

Purpose of the Award

The purpose is to promote high standards of content and rigor in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. The SVEC Keeper of the Flame award recognizes and honors those heroes of K-12 education who have distinguished themselves as Keepers of the Flame of knowledge by maintaining high standards of content in STEM instruction in the face of significant challenges. This award is not intended just to recognize outstanding teaching ability. The award will consist of a cash grant of $1000 given directly to the winning teacher. The award funds are to be used by the teacher for educational purposes. Up to two teachers will be recognized each year.

For questions, please contact the SVEC Scholarship/Education Committee at:

SVEC Education Award 2024

Application Deadline is January 8th, 2024.

SVEC STEM Scholarship Award

The Silicon Valley Engineering Council Education awards recognize High School and undergraduate engineering and technology students for their dedication, focus, and commitment to engineering. The one-time award is $500 for High School students and $1,000 for College students.

If you have more questions, please contact SVEC Scholarship/Education Committee at:

Please include “SVEC Education Awards” in the email subject line.

Education Committee Chair – Yanika Schneider (SPE)