April 21, 2022

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

  • For BIPOC and/or women graduate students
  • In their first year of graduate school
  • Fields: STEM and hard sciences
  • Scholarships of $3,000
  • Restricted to U.S. citizens

Scholarships of $3,000 will be awarded to full-time students (women and/or minority students), enrolled in their second semester and at least two semester-equivalent courses) currently pursuing a graduate degree at any accredited academic institution in the United States and living in the United States in an eligible major that supports the mission of AFCEA Educational Foundation. Expected graduation date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded

AFCEA’s focus is on STEM/hard sciences – information technology, cybersecurity, telecommunications electronics supporting defense, homeland security and intelligence communities. Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. The 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.

Qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA include: 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, Telecommunications Engineering

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.