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AFCEA DC Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA DC
Application Deadline: 04/12/2013
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.

In 2013 AFCEA DC will award multiple single-year standard scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each, and one single-year scholarship in the amount of $8,000 (to the CAPT Edward F "Cash" Bronson Award).  These scholarships are open to high school seniors who will be entering four-year, accredited degree-granting programs in the Fall of 2013.  We also have a $2,000 single-year scholarship for students transferring from a two-year community college to a four-year, accredited degree-granting program in the Fall of 2013.

Scholarship awards are provided to qualified students pursuing degrees in the C4I-related fields of engineering (electrical, computer, chemical, aerospace or systems); electronics; mathematics; computer science; physics; science education; mathematics education; technology management; or, management information systems. Biology and Bio-Medical Engineering degrees do not qualify for the AFCEA DC Scholarship Program.

Eligibility criteria is detailed on page 1 of the application form.
Scholarship Amount: $4,000-$8,000
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: Does not appear to be specified
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 ($4,000 / $8,000) or 2nd Year Student in a Two Year Community College ($2,000)

• 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

• Biology and Bio-Medical Engineering degrees do not qualify for the AFCEA DC Scholarship Program.

Selection is based on:

Academic Achievement

School Activities

Community/Civic Activities

Part-Time Work

Financial Need (other factors count more)

Letters of Recommendation

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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