The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel.?The AFCEA NOVA chapter has partnered with the AFCEA Educational Foundation to make these awards possible. Applicants must be: U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or junior at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply. You cannot apply the year you are graduating; Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program; Have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher.
Candidates must be majoring in the following C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA:?Astronomy,?Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Industrial Engineering, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence and Telecommunications Engineering.
Recipients must be currently enrolled and attending classes in an undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States (see eligibility section paragraph 4 for list of acceptable STEM majors). Distance learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to tuition and course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the university.