The San Jacinto College of Engineering has been awarded $2 million in scholarships for its first graduating class of 2019.
In addition to a $1 million stipend, the scholarships will go to undergraduate students from five different campuses.
The scholarships will be awarded starting in May 2019 and are available for the first three years of enrollment.
The San Jacinos first graduating Class of 2019 is expected to enroll in spring 2019, with the final classes to be selected in the second quarter of 2019, according to the university.
San Jacinoes dean of undergraduate studies and engineering program, Dan Ariely, said the scholarships are meant to help ease the transition to the college and will help students transition into a more supportive environment for their academic endeavors.
The college will be open seven days a week, including Tuesday evenings.
The scholarships were awarded in collaboration with the College of Technology, which is a partner in the program.
The colleges website states that the first graduating classes of 2019 will enroll in fall 2019 and that the program will offer tuition assistance of up to $10,000.