BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Three Southern University students were selected for Apple’s Engineering and Innovation, according to the university.

The Southern University students selected are Victoria Rencher, Alex Spencer, and Sasha Taruberekera. Southern says the three students were chosen from 43 scholars and 15 institutions.

Those chosen for Apple’s program were from engineering programs at HBCUs. According to Southern, scholars will receive a $15,000 merit-based scholarship and professional development. Students will also get hands-on experience at Apple and a chance at internships and full-time employment after graduating.

For more information about Apple’s program, click here.