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AFCEA General John A. Wickham Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Application Deadline: 05/01/2009
Description: Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to full time students currently enrolled in accredited degree-granting 4-year colleges or universities in the United States.  Candidates must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and working toward a degree in the following C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics; science or mathematics education; technology management; or management information systems. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Scholarship Website: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/pub2.asp
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Sophomore or Junior
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Awards Given: 5-10
Length of Award: One Time Award
Minimum GPA: An overall GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale or better
Other Comments: Please Note: Distance Learning or OnLine Programs will not qualify.

Applications for next year's scholarship will be available in early spring 2009.

PLEASE NOTE: At least two letters of recommendation printed on school stationery with signature will be required from field-of-study professors. Address to:

Mr. Fred H. Rainbow
Vice President and Executive Director
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033

An official transcript reflecting all college-level study will also be required by the deadline date. These items can be sent separately but not to arrive prior to April 1, 2008.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Norma Corrales
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: 703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149