Diversity Scholarships Pre-Requisite


Diversity Scholarships Pre-Requisite


Ralph W. Shrader STEM Major Diversity Scholarship (Women and Minority students) Merit-based scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded to full-time student(s) who is a United States citizen, actively pursuing a graduate degree in an eligible major. Graduate-level candidates must currently be enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per semester at any accredited university (HBCU or non-HBCU) in the United States at the time of application. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher is required at the time of application.

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

Candidates must be in a C4I-related major that meets the mission of AFCEA: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Homeland Security, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, or Telecommunications Engineering.

AFCEA Educational Foundation scholarship funding is restricted to tuition and course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the university. All award checks are written to the university to be deposited into student's account.

Pre-Qualification
 
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Are you a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident?  
 
Yes No 
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Are you currently enrolled and attending classes as a full-time graduate student currently enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per semester at an accredited university (HBCU or non-HBCU) in the United States?  
 
Yes No 
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Are you majoring one of the following fields: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, or Telecommunications Engineering  
 
Yes No 
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Do you have an overall GPA of 3.5 or better for graduate?  
 
Yes No 
 

Before you proceed, please prepare the following:

 
   
 
    Transcripts showing all college-level study and courses currently in progress.Official Transcripts must be issued by the Registrar's office - electronic submissions preferred..

    Names and email addresses for two sources of letters of recommendation.

    NOTE: Instructions on electronic submissions will be provided via email to endorsers.

    At least one letter must be from a current professor in your field of study. If military, one letter can be from your commanding officer.



    If military veteran or active duty, a copy of the DD214.

    Resume is required. Duty description or performance review are optional for military.
     
   
 
Letters of recommendation, transcripts and additional materials must be received by May 31st.  
   

Deadline: 05/31/2020