About the AFCEA Education Foundation
There are three components of the AFCEA Education Foundation. These components include awards for merit and excellence, scholarships, fellowships and grants and the AFCEA Professional Development Center.
AFCEA International or the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association also supports local chapters as well as sponsors events while promoting education and providing member benefits for the purpose of equipping members with the tools and knowledge necessary to meet government challenges. There are more than 31,000 AFCEA members.
Unknown AFCEA Scholarships have Many Programs
One of the AFCEA scholarships is the LGS Graduate Internship Program. There are actually four different categories of scholarship aid available for graduate students who are currently enrolled on a full-time basis at accredited universities in the U.S. Distance learning and online students may also apply for the AFCEA Distance Learning or Online Scholarship.
AFCEA scholarships are also available through local AFCEA chapters. Around the world there are 146 chapters that provide grants, scholarships and tuition assistance for individuals who aspire to pursue careers as engineers, programmers, technicians, government officials and military personnel. Financial assistance may also be available for students who are living or attending a school within the local chapter’s community.
Lots of Scholarships from AFCEA
The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers 50 little known scholarships worth $5,000 each. The AFCEA scholarships are available to students who actively pursue an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or licensure/credential for the purpose of teaching science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) subjects at a middle or secondary school in the United States. These unknown scholarships are made possible by contributions from Terremark Worldwide, Booz Allen Hamilton, AFCEA International and numerous AFCEA regional chapters.
To be eligible students must be United States citizens and also must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Undergraduate students must also be attending a college or university that is in the U.S. and accredited. They must also be majoring in a STEM or secondary education field with the goal of teaching STEM subjects in a secondary or middle school in the U.S. Graduate students must also be enrolled currently in a minimum of two semester-equivalent classes at an accredited college or university in the United States. Licensure and credential students must have completed an undergraduate bachelor’s degree in a STEM related major.
Along with the $5,000 scholarships, graduating AFCEA STEM scholars may also be eligible to receive a $1,000 grant annually for three years, provided the recipient will continue teaching a STEM related subject. The AFCEA Science Teaching Tools grants may be used for funding software and hardware, classroom tools, STEM-focused clubs, field trips and other activities.
AFCEA Teacher Scholarships
An additional STEM Teacher scholarship worth $5,000 is also awarded annual to a future teacher who attends a college in Virginia. This scholarship is offered in honor of The Honorable John W. Warner, who was a former United States Senator and former Secretary of the Navy.
There is also a STEM Teacher scholarship worth $2,500 that is awarded annually in order to honor MG Eugene C. Renzi. Recipients are chosen from STEM Teacher applicants. A $2,500 scholarship is also awarded annually as a result of contributions from J. Spargo & Associates. Recipients are chosen from STEM Teacher Applicants.
Master Level AFCEA Scholarships
Other AFCEA scholarships unknown include the Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship, which was created to provide educational opportunities for persons who pursue advanced degrees on the master’s level. $3,000 obscure scholarships are also awarded to full-time graduate students who are currently pursuing a master’s degree in electronics, electrical, systems, chemical, communications engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, management information systems or computer technology.