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AFCEA DC Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA DC
Application Deadline: 04/25/2012
Description: To promote higher education, AFCEA DC awards merit-based college scholarships to eligible applicants in the Washington Metro area- (click link to view eligible counties in NoVA and MD). Since May 1989, over $2,000,000  has been committed to over 300  students in the Metro area from 100 high schools entering more than 66 U.S. colleges.

Our $8,000- two year scholarships and one $12,000- three year scholarship are open to high school seniors entering four year degree granting programs. Our $4,000- one year scholarship program is open to students leaving two-year community colleges to attend four year degree granting programs.

Scholarship awards are providing to qualified students pursuing degrees in the C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, aerospace or systems engineering; electronics; mathematics; computer science; physics; science or mathematics education; technology management; or management information systems.

Eligibility criteria is detailed on page 1 of the application form.
Scholarship Amount: $4,000-$12,000
Scholarship Website: http://www.afceadc.org/scholarships
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Entering First Year Undergraduate or High School Sr. or or 2nd Year Student in a Two Year Community College
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
State Residency Requirement: DC
Awards Given: 11-20
Length of Award: More Than One Year
Minimum GPA: 2.5 or better (on 4.0 scale)
Other Comments: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

AFCEA DC awards merit-based scholarships to selected applicants based on the following:

• United States Citizen or permanent resident

• Resident and Student within Metropolitan Washington area (see www.afceadc/scholarships for link to eligible counties)

• High School Senior ($8,000 / $12,000) or 2nd Year Student in a Two Year Community College ($4,000)

• Acceptance to an Accredited College or University in the US in a 4-Year degree  granting full-time curriculum

• Qualified students pursuing degrees in the C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, aerospace or systems engineering; electronics; mathematics; computer science; physics; science or mathematics education; technology management; or management information systems.

• Winners of full tuition, room, books and board scholarship not eligible

Selection is based on:

Academic Achievement

School Activities

Community/Civic Activities

Part-Time Work

Financial Need (other factors count more)

Letters of Recommendation

To receive following year funds, students must:

Remain in an eligible criteria field of study

Maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or better (on a 4.0 scale), as verified by an official transcript, and

Have not received a full tuition scholarship, room, books and board scholarship, as verified by their school bill.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Tina Jordan, AFCEA DC, Scholarship Chair
1220 L St. NW, Suite 100-407
Washington, DC 2005-4018
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