AVEVA Launches Inaugural Scholars Program at Prairie View A&M University

AVEVA continues commitment to supporting young scholars through scholarships, immersive on-site experiences, and guaranteed job placement at second HBCU


HOUSTON, April 24, 2024AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, today announced that the AVEVA Scholars Program is available at Prairie View A&M University. The initiative, which spans three years, is aimed at supporting students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through scholarships and immersive onsite experiences, ultimately paving the way for talented scholars to join the AVEVA team upon graduation.

The AVEVA Scholars Program, which also launched at Howard University, offers a unique opportunity for students classified as sophomores in Fall 2024 majoring in Engineering and Computer Science.

 Key features of the program include:

  • A $14,000 scholarship payment per year for three years
  • A six-week AVEVA on-site experience with a $7,000 stipend and group housing accommodation provided
  • Guaranteed job placement at AVEVA upon meeting relevant criteria

The on-site program is scheduled to officially commence in June 2024, running for six weeks. During this period, students will receive a comprehensive induction, orientation to AVEVA's business and products, and exposure to the company's values and culture. The program will also focus on developing interpersonal skills through Action for Good activities (Action for Good (aveva.com), presentation skills, etiquette guidance, and social activities.

Scholars who meet relevant criteria can expect a full-time role waiting for them at AVEVA after graduation. By investing in young scholars, AVEVA aims to future-proof its talent pipeline.

“The AVEVA Scholars Program is not just about education; it's about creating opportunities and forging a path for talented individuals to join AVEVA, driving innovation and making a meaningful impact on our industry and beyond,” said Caspar Herzberg, CEO of AVEVA. “By involving and listening to our employee groups, we can understand the challenges we need to address, take action and develop inclusive programs that will make a difference.”

“Prairie View A&M University is thrilled to partner with AVEVA on this groundbreaking Scholars Program as it will have a profound impact on our students and their educational journey,” said Dr. Tomikia P. LeGrande, President of Prairie View A&M University. “This scholarship program will empower our students to not only unlock a brighter future for themselves but to contribute to the building of a more inclusive and innovative workforce for generations to come."


About Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY (PVAMU), founded in 1876, is the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state of Texas and the third largest Historically Black College/University in the nation. Designated as an “institution of the first class” in the Texas Constitution, enrollment exceeds 9,000 students and over 80,000 graduates. PVAMU offers academic programs through its ten colleges and schools, boasting degree options leading to bachelor’s to doctoral-level degrees. A Carnegie-classified high-research (R2) University and a member of The Texas A&M University System, PVAMU is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu.



AVEVA is a global leader in industrial software, sparking ingenuity to drive responsible use of the world’s resources. The company’s secure industrial cloud platform and applications enable businesses to harness the power of their information and improve collaboration with customers, suppliers and partners.

Over 20,000 enterprises in over 100 countries rely on AVEVA to help them deliver life’s essentials: safe and reliable energy, food, medicines, infrastructure and more. By connecting people with trusted information and AI-enriched insights, AVEVA enables teams to engineer efficiently and optimize operations, driving growth and sustainability.

Named as one of the world’s most innovative companies, AVEVA supports customers with open solutions and the expertise of more than 6,400 employees, 5,000 partners and 5,700 certified developers. With operations around the globe, AVEVA is headquartered in Cambridge, UK.