Electronics Scholarships


Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact with any questions.

Technology Studies - Academic Opportunity Award

Technology Studies scholarships are awarded to students majoring in Technology Education or Industrial Technology. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.

NGASC Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility:1. Students pursuing, ON A FULL TIME BASIS, associate degrees (2 or 3 year program) and undergraduate or graduate degrees (See limitations in 2,3,4 below).2. Graduate students MUST BE MEMBERS of the South Carolina National Guard to be eligible.3. Students may attend South Carolina or out-of-state colleges (See exceptions in 8-10 below.)4. Although NOT guaranteed, maximum eligibility is four (4) years with annual applications.5. Two (2) Scholarships, limited to undergraduate students, are awarded for ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE. Financial disclosure is NOT required to apply for these two academic scholarships, if “CONSIDER FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ONLY” is checked on the front page of the application. All other grants will be based on academic excellence and/or need.6. TRANSCRIPTS AND TEST SCORES: All documents, as required by the table on Page 1, must be attached to the application or mailed under separate cover to: NGASC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, 132 PICKENS STREET, COLUMBIA, SC 29205. Having all required documents attached to the application is PREFERRED; however, they may be mailed by the appropriate school/college/test service BEFORE THE DEADLINE. 7. FINANCIAL INFORMATION: Were you (APPLICANT) claimed as a DEPENDENT on your SPONSOR’S tax return? If “yes,” you must submit a copy of your SPONSOR’S tax return as well as a copy of your (APPLICANT’S) tax return (i.e., a signed true COPY of the FRONT AND BACK ONLY of each Federal Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ [Do NOT include additional attachments and schedules to these forms] ). EXCEPTION 1: APPLICANTS WHO ARE SELF-SPONSORED MEMBERS OF THE SCNG NEED ONLY SUBMIT THEIR OWN TAX RETURN. EXCEPTION 2: “Consider for Academic Excellence Only” applicants need NOT furnish any financial information (see note 5 above). An average of two (2) academic excellence awards are made each year. 8. One grant is designated for a Clemson University student pursuing a degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering. One grant is designated for a student at Tri-County Technical College at Pendleton, studying Electronics, Engineering, Engineering Graphics, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Mechanics, Machine Tool Technology, Management, Quality Assurance Technology, or Secretarial Science.9. One grant is designated for a University of South Carolina student pursuing a degree in accounting. Another grant is designated for an Erskine College student pursuing a degree in accounting.10. One scholarship is restricted to enlisted personnel.

STEM Majors Scholarship for Underserved Students

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. Eligibility: NOTE: Degree-seeking candidates must be U.S. citizens. 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. If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Educational Foundation via the email below. Important: PLEASE NOTE: In addition to the online application, other required documents include: current transcript issued by the school Registrar's Office and at least two letters of recommendation from relevant faculty. 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: Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director 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.

American Society of Naval Engineers Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Criteria: 1. Must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: Architecture, marine, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, ocean, electrical and electronic engineering, and physical sciences. 2. Must be entering their last year. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view for more information and an application form.

Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000 for 4 year college or 2 awards of $500 for 2-year college Number of awards: 1 or 2 each year License Requirement: Active Technician Class Amateur Radio License or higher Region: ME or New England Division (ME, NH, VT, RI, MA or CT) Field of Study: Computer Science, TV/Radio electronics or Electrical Engineering Institution: 2 or 4-year college

MAPCCS Scholarships

Since 1983, MAPCCS members have granted in excess of $3,000,000 in scholarship assistance to high school seniors interested in attending private colleges and career schools. Scholarship recipients are selected based upon their scholastic achievements, community involvement, extra curricular participation and recommendations from teachers, counselors or administrators. Applications are available through high school guidance offices, the MAPCCS office or the admissions/financial aid office of each participating member institution. Check the website for list of participating schools.

Community College Scholarship Program

The Community College Scholarship Program is open to students currently enrolled in a program of study at one of the Virginia community colleges. Students must be U.S. citizens and have completed at least the first semester of their degree program. Awards are generally made to full-time students (12 semester hours), but part-time students (6-9 hours) demonstrating academic merit are also eligible for the award. Students eligible for support can be enrolled in any community college program that includes coursework related to an understanding of or interest in technological fields supporting aerospace. This can include associates degrees related to math and science and AAA and AAS students in advanced technology fields such as, but not limited to, engineering, computers, electronics and industrial technology. Successful scholarship recipients shoudl have grade point averages of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Since an important purpose of this program is to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities, females, and the disabled in aerospace-related, high technology careers, the VSGC especially encourages applications from these students.

Other Majors Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Other Majors Application

AFCEA Washington, DC Chapter Scholarship

AFCEA DC awards multiple single-year standard scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each, and one single-year scholarship in the amount of $8,000 to Metro-area high school seniors in the Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland area. Second-year students in area community colleges who are entering a four-year college may apply for one-time scholarships of $2,000. 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.

Arlyn Scales Award for Science and Technology

Inspired to support education and the future of science and technology in New York state, Arlyn Scales is offering two $1,000 scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors who will pursue a undergraduate degree in a four-year math, science, engineering or computer science program at a New York college or university.

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