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AFCEA HBCU STEM Majors Scholarships

Scholarship Provider: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Application Deadline: 05/01/2013
Description: For the 2012-2013 Academic Year, scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible major and currently enrolled in an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU) institution in the United States. Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with one of these institutions are eligible. Candidates must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Scholarships of $3,000 will be awarded to full-time graduate students currently working toward a master's degree in an eligible major.  Graduate students are not required to be enrolled in an HBCU institution.  Distance-learning or online programs will not qualify.

Scholarships awarded from this application include:
- VADM Samuel L. Gravely Scholarship
- Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $3,000-$5000
Scholarship Website:
School Type Requirement: Two Year College or Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Sophomore or Junior or and Grad students (see other comments)
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Awards Given: 4
Length of Award: One Time Award
Minimum GPA: Not specified
Other Comments: Degree-seeking candidates must be U.S. citizens.

Number of awards is based on the number distributed in 2012.

Undergraduate students must be currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited HBCU institution in the United States. Students also may be enrolled in an accredited distance-learning or online degree program affiliated with one of these institutions.

Applications will be accepted from qualified sophomore and junior students (minimum second-year students only) enrolled full-time in an eligible degree-seeking program.

Eligible majors include the following or related STEM subjects: electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer information systems; information systems management; computer science; physics; or mathematics. 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.

Graduate-level eligible degree programs include the following or related fields of electrical, electronics, chemical, systems or communications engineering; physics; mathematics; computer science; technology management; or information technology.  An overall GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent) is required.

Special consideration will be given to military enlisted candidates/military veterans.

For Undergraduate application:

For Graduate application:

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Mr. Fred H. Rainbow
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
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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