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AFCEA Cyber Security Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Cyber Security Scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing academic degrees in cyber security, cyber attack, computer science, information technology, digital forensics, or electronic engineering from an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States.

Eligibility:
Applications are requested from qualified sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students and graduate students enrolled full time in an eligible degree-granting program.  Must be at least second-year student, regardless of academic hours accumulated.

Applicants must be currently enrolled at the time of application in a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Distance-learning programs are eligible.

U.S. citizenship required.

A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

Candidates must be majoring in a field directly related to the support of U.S. cyber security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA such as cyber security, cyber attack, computer science, digital forensics, information technology, or electronic engineering.

These are merit scholarships based on demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.

PLEASE NOTE: Two letters of reference are required.  At least one letter of recommendation must be from a field-of-study professor; an additional letter may be from a second faculty member or an employer.

Instructions on 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:

Vince Patton, Ed.D.
MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.)
Executive Director
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type:

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 5,000

Deadline: 2017-11-01

Website: http://www.afcea.org

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

Contact Person: Casmere W. Kistner Manager, Scholarships & Awards

Phone: 703-631-6147

Fax: 703-631-4693

Web: http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/cyber.asp

Email:

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