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

War Veterans Scholarship

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Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Educational Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/30/21 Receipt

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 the following C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA: 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, and Telecommunications Engineering

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176132

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Term of Contract:

This information is in effect for the 2021-2022 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarships will be awarded to:
- Persons on active duty in the uniformed military services
- Honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel)
who deployed abroad in support of one of the Overseas Contingency Operations (Operation Enduring Freedom; Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation New Dawn; Operation Inherent Resolve; Operation Freedom's Sentinel).

Recipients must be currently enrolled and attending classes in an undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four year college or university in the U.S.

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

Applicants must be

U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply. You cannot apply the year you are graduating.

Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program.

An overall 3.0 GPA is required.

Served in Overseas Contigency Operations (from 2003 to present) - provide DD214 or Certificate of Service. Paperwork must verify deployment. Remove SSN.

War Veteran Teacher Certification Program: Students actively pursuing a credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) subjects at a U.S. elementary, middle/intermediate and high schools are eligible. Current credential and licensure students must have completed a bachelor’s of science degree. Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.

Eligible candidates attending a four-year college or university must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors. Freshmen and Seniors are not eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted starting October 1, 2021.

Applications must be complete, including all supporting documentation, by November 30, 2021.

Contact Information:

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

For more information, and to apply online: https://www.afcea.org/dynform/forminp.jsp?fid=9132

Letters or recommendation will be addressed to:
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4114 Legato Road, Suite 1000
Fairfax, VA 22033

If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above.

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