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AFCEA STEM Teacher Scholarships
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  

Q1. Who is eligible for the AFCEA STEM Teachers Scholarships?

A1. Students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) subjects at a U.S. middle/intermediate and high schools are eligible.  (For complete explanation of eligibility requirements, see here)

 

Q2. What does “overall GPA” mean?

 

A2. This means your grade point average of all coursework to date in the undergraduate, graduate, or credential/licensure program in which you currently are enrolled.  For graduate students, it would be the overall GPA of your first two (semester-equivalent courses completed in the higher education program.

Q3. What is the deadline for applications?

A3. Applications are due by midnight U.S. Eastern Time on April 1. NOTE:  All supporting documents including letters of recommendation and transcripts are also due at this time.

 

Q4. How do I apply for the AFECA STEM Teaching Scholarships?

A4. Visit the scholarship Web site for further details.

 

Q5. My university will not send transcripts through email or online.  What should I do?

A5.
Obtain an official or Student Copy of your transcript issued by the school Registrar’s Office (online print-outs are not accepted) and send it by mail to arrive by the deadline date to:  AFCEA Educational Foundation, 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, VA  22033. 

Q6. Am I eligible if only a few of my credits are earned through distance learning or on-line classes?

A6. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Contact the AFCEA Educational Foundation office by Email.

 

Q7. My reference did not get an email with instructions on submitting their letter of recommendation.  How can they submit a recommendation?

A7.
Ask your endorser to first check their spam folder.  If the email still cannot be located, ask them to prepare the letter on official letterhead, sign it and scan it into pdf format, then send an Email to arrive by the deadline date.


Q8. I am enrolled in a master’s program but have not started classes yet.  Am I eligible?

A8. Graduate candidates must be enrolled in at least their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term by deadline date, to be eligible for the Stem Teacher’s Scholarship. 

 

Q9. When am I eligible for a STEM Teaching Tools Grant?

A9. For more information about this program contact the AFCEA Educational Foundation office. 

 

Q10. Who is AFCEA International?  What is the AFCEA Education Foundation?

A10. AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security. For more information, visit www.afcea.org.

 

The AFCEA Educational Foundation works closely with AFCEA chapters, raises funds, and provides leadership, guidance, and rewards to help motivate more students to become scientists, engineers, teachers and information technology professionals. The Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing educational incentives, opportunities and assistance for people engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines focused on information technology, cybersecurity, telecommunications and electronics supporting the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities. In 2009 the AFCEA Educational Foundation, together with AFCEA Chapters, awarded more than $2 million in scholarships and grants. The AFCEA Educational Foundation has been granting scholarships and grants to college students in STEM disciplines for 30 years.

 

Q11. If I have other questions about the program or application process, who can I contact?

A11. Email us with your question(s).  Please allow a few days for a response in case the Education Foundation staff is occupied at a conference or other activity.

 

 

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