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AFCEA Scholarships for Veterans and Disabled Veterans of Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan and Iraqi Freedom Operations

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Application Deadline: 05/01/2013
Description: Scholarships of $2,500 are offered to active-duty and honorably discharged U.S. military veterans and reservists and National Guard personnel of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations.  Candidates must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible major at accredited two- or four-year institutions in the United States.  Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible.

Co-sponsored by the AFCEA Northern Virginia Chapter and the AFCEA Educational Foundation, the AFCEA War Veterans Scholarship fund has been endowed in perpetuity by a generous contribution from the Northern Virginia Chapter.

Scholarships will be available for the fall and spring semesters.
Applications are requested from U.S. Armed Forces and National Guard personnel either currently on active-duty or honorably discharged veterans or reservists who have served in either Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom.

Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States.  Students may also be enrolled in an accredited distance-learning or online degree program affiliated with a major, accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.

Applications will be accepted from qualified freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students enrolled either part-time or full-time in an eligible degree program.

Candidates must be majoring in the following or related fields:  electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer information systems; information systems management; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or mathematics education.  Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or homeland security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.

No minimum GPA requirement. Primary factors considered in the selection process are demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.

A copy of either a Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214 will be required.
Scholarship Amount: $2500
Scholarship Website: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/
School Type Requirement: Two Year College or Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Freshman or Sophomore or Junior or Senior
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Awards Given: 5-10
Length of Award: One Time Award
Minimum GPA: N/a
Other Comments: Number of awards is based on 2012 in which  total of six awards were given.  

For application please visit:

https://www.afcea.org/dynform/forminp.jsp?fid=4833

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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