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AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), and to disabled veterans who are currently enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S.

Eligible candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors in four-year institutions at the time of application.

All candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge Form DD214, copy of latest performance review or other verification of service. (Please black out your Social Security Number when submitting.)

Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible.

Eligibility:
Applicants must be:
1. U.S. citizen
2. Currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States
3. An undergraduate student enrolled at the time of application
4. Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program
An overall 3.0 GPA is required.

Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; or mathematics.

Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.

Important:

PLEASE NOTE: At least two letters of recommendation will be required from field-of-study professors. If that is not possible, we will accept recommendations from commanding officers/employers in the related field of study.

Instructions on electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers as part of the on-line application process. 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. All items must arrive by the deadline date - electronic submissions in pdf format preferred.

If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-05-01

Website: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/info.asp

Sponsoring Organization AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899

Contact Person:

Phone: 703-631-6149

Fax: 703-631-4693

Web: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/info.asp

Email:

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