Intel Graduate Diversity Scholarship

Intel-AFCEA Graduate Diversity Scholarship

2021 Application now closed. Please check back in January 2022 when the application period will reopen.

Intel has partnered with AFCEA to offer an Intel-AFCEA Graduate Diversity Scholarship for STEM students pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD during the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 term.

The benefits include: Funding ($3,000), potential opportunity for an Intel Mentor, Intel job (internship or full-time), and access to trainings, research, Intel architecture (hardware/ software), networking with other Intel scholars, and more.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be a service Veteran or active-duty service member, or a “Gold Star Family Member” with
    provided proof 
  • Applicant must be a full-time student in an accredited U.S. University currently pursuing a graduate degree
    (Masters or PhD)
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Disciplines: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Engineering or Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Polymer Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Statistics.

Application Process:

Applications accepted starting January 1, 2021 and must include completed response to five essay questions, two letters of recommendation, current resume, and official transcript. Deadline: May 31, 2021. A link to the online application form will be posted at the top of this page. 

Instructions for electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers automatically as part of the online application process - please do not mail separately. Letters of Recommendation are not accepted from applicants. If the endorser does not receive the email, letters can be emailed to

Address letters to:
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4114 Legato Road, Suite 1000
Fairfax, VA 22030

Completed application includes: application, completed response to five essay questions, two letters of reccomendation, current resume, and official transcript



Upon selection of the winner(s), the Foundation will disburse the scholarship funds directly to the recipient’s university or college.    

Intel will award each scholarship recipient a one year membership to AFCEA. 


Contact the AFCEA Educational Foundation