PSEG to Award $160,000 in grants to further STEM education in NJ

       PSEG to Award $160,000 in grants to further STEM education in NJ

Eligible organizations urged to apply by October 21

PR Newswire

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The PSEG Foundation is accepting
applications from afterschool, summer and youth development programs to
develop new or enhance existing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Math) educational opportunities for students. A total of up to $160,000 in
grants will be awarded by the Foundation.

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"Programs running outside traditional school hours have a unique opportunity
to engage students and develop problem solving, critical thinking, and
teamwork skills that are important for college and career success," said Ellen
Lambert, President of the PSEG Foundation. "We hope to spark excitement and
help build a path for the next generation of science, technology, engineering,
and math students."

The Foundation will award funding to organizations serving youth in PSE&G's
electric and gas service territory in New Jersey, along with Salem and
Cumberland counties in New Jersey. The Foundation anticipates awarding funding
to eight organizations, although the number of recipients and their award
amount will be decided based on the strength of the proposals received, at the
discretion of Foundation staff. Applications must be completed and submitted
by Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 by 5 p.m. All applicants will receive notification
about funding decisions in late November.

Applicants may apply directly through PSEG's online application. Visit to apply.

PSEG (NYSE: PEG) is a diversified energy company based in Newark NJ. PSEG has
three main subsidiaries: PSE&G, NJ's largest and oldest combined gas and
electric delivery company, PSEG Power, a merchant power generation company and
PSEG Energy Holdings, a developer of solar farms throughout the U.S. For
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SOURCE Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

Contact: Lee Gray, 973-430-5122,
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