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Scholarships to USA Military Personnel and Veterans
Pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in a STEM Discipline

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Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Educational Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/31/22

Description:

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Scholarships of $2,500 to USA active military personnel and veterans studying in STEM degree programs for tuition and course-related expenses. Eligible uses of funds include books, fees, equipment, and supplies. Funding is intended to assist second- and third-year students pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Candidates must be majoring in a C4I-related field or the following fields: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, or Telecommunications Engineering. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176132

Estimated Size of Grant:

Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarships will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), who are actively pursuing (currently enrolled and attending classes) an undergraduate degree part-time or full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. who served in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan and/ or Iraqi Freedom Combat Operations (2003-Present).

Freshmen and Senior level students are not eligible to apply. A current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Veterans who meet the above criteria or who have been disabled because of active-duty combat wounds received from either serving in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan and/or Iraqi Freedom Combat Operations (2003-Present) will be considered for this scholarship.

All candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge Form DD214, copy of latest performance review or other verification of service. (Please black out your Social Security Number when submitting.) Documents must show your service in Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and Iraq Freedom.

Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.afcea.org/dynform/forminp.jsp?fid=9615

Transcripts must be issued by the Registrar's office - electronic submissions preferred to edfoundation@afcea.org. If an electronic transcript is not possible, please mail to the address listed below to arrive by the deadline.

Please address to:
Sarah Fischetti
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4114 Legato Road, Suite 1000
Fairfax, VA 22033-4002

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