Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

 

Applications open January 1.

Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to graduating high school seniors (spring/summer 2022) who will be attending an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2022-2023 academic year and pursuing a major in STEM or a related field that supports the mission of FTI and the AFCEA Educational Foundation.

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen and live within the United States.
  • Be an individual from historically underrepresented populations, including, but not limited to minorities, women, persons who identify as LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities
  • Be in high school and pursuing a full-time education at an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Be pursuing a major in a STEM or related field.

 

Applicants must submit:

  • A completed application
  • Current transcript
  • A letter of recommendation from a career counselor or STEM teacher
  • A letter of acceptance to an accredited four-year academic institution
  • A 500-word essay telling the scholarship committee about yourself, including: what experiences have made you the person you are today; what diversity and inclusion mean to you; why you are pursuing a STEM degree; and how this scholarship will help you succeed on that journey
  • Applicants also agree to meet virtually with an FTI-appointed adviser a minimum of two (2) times during the 2022-2023 academic year

 

Contact the AFCEA Educational Foundation