Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
Deadline: April 22, 2017
- Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship (Women and Minority students) graduate students eligible see STEM Diversity Scholarship
STEM Major Application
For the 2017-2018 Academic Year, applicants will be considered for all AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they are qualified. Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines.
Undergraduate candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled as sophomores or juniors full-time in a four-year college or university at the time of application. Online programs are eligible. A current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in their current program at an accredited U.S. college or university required at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply.
*Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to tuition, laboratory fees, mandatory fees and books.
NOTE: Failure to meet requirements could affect scholarship eligibility.
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.
Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible.
Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.
Note: high school students are not eligible to apply
Qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA include: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering
In addition to the online application, other required documents include: current transcript issued by the school Registrar's Office and a minimum of two letters of recommendation required from faculty in the major of study.
Instructions for electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers as part of the on-line application process – please do not mail separately.
Letters will be addressed to:
Manager, Scholarships and Awards
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033
An official transcript reflecting all college-level study will also be required by the deadline date – electronic submission preferred.
If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above to arrive by the deadline date. Apply HERE.