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AFCEA STEM Major Scholarships

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Application Deadline: 05/15/2012
Description: The application for scholarships supporting undergraduate
& technical certification STEM majors has been combined into
one STEM Major Application for the 2012 Academic Year.

Applicants will complete the STEM Major Application and send
in supporting documents only once, but will be considered for all
AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they are qualified.  

Scholarships awarded from the STEM Major Application for undergraduate students include:

- General John A. Wickham Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: Amounts vary
Scholarship Website: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: No Restrictions or Under grad & Grad students (see other comments)
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Awards Given: 5-10
Length of Award: One Time Award
Minimum GPA: An overall GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Other Comments: Scholarships will be awarded to traditional students working
toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the following
C4I-related fields:

Electrical, computer, chemical, systems or aerospace
engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics;
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.

Students be must be at least second-year college students,
enrolled full time as sophomores, juniors, or graduate students
at the time of application.

Scholarships will be awarded to young professionals (age 40
or under) currently employed in a field related to
communications, computer science, or electronics.

Applicants must be pursuing an advanced college
degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) related to communications,
computer science, electronics, electrical or systems
engineering in preparation for a career in science or
engineering at an accredited university or college in the
United States OR pursuing technical certifications including
any Cisco Certifications, Microsoft Certifications, Novell
Certifications, Java Certification or A+ Certification. The
Scholarship can be used for a course leading to certifications,
a certification preparation program as in the Cisco week-long
Boot Camp Prep Course, laboratory course or certification test
fee.  Courses taken from Learning Tree or any of their
counterparts are considered valid for this scholarship.

Distance Learning & Online programs are eligible.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Mr. Fred H. Rainbow
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
Email: Scholarshipsinfo@afcea.org
Phone: (703) 631-6138 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6138
Secondary Contact: Norma Corrales
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149
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