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Military Personnel Scholarship

 

Deadline:
November 15, 2014

 

AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships
   

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. 

Scholarships are made possible in part by

generous contributions from the AFCEA Northern Virginia Chapter and

employees of Microsoft Corporation.

 

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.

 

Scholarships included in the application:

 


This information is in effect for the 2014-2015 school year.

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:

Vince Patton, Ed.D.

MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.)

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.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Educational Foundation via the email below.

Contact Info:

Please write to Email

 

Application:

 

Application will be posted online in September for the Fall deadline.

 


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