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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America’s Future – Graduate Scholarship

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Application Deadline- April 13, 2018

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is offering competitive based scholarships of $2,500 up to $5,000 each to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.  The scholarships are made possible by generous contributions from ManTech International, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, AFCEA International and several of AFCEA’s regional chapters.

To be eligible, students must be U.S. citizens. Graduate candidates must be attending an accredited U.S. college or university on-campus and majoring in secondary education for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects in a U.S. school in grades K-12. Graduate-level candidates must be currently taking at least two semester-equivalent classes at an accredited U.S. college or university at the time of application. Current credential and licensure students must have completed a bachelor’s of science degree or graduate degree in a STEM major.  Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded. Undergraduate students are ineligible to apply.

One additional STEM Teacher scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded annually made possible by a generous contribution from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. The recipient will be selected from the STEM Teacher applicants. Please apply via the on-line application available below.

One STEM Teacher scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded annually to honor the memory of MG Eugene C. Renzi, USA (Ret.).  This scholarship is made possible in part by a generous endowment from ManTech International.  The recipient will be selected from the STEM Teacher applicants.  Please apply via the on-line application available below.

Information stated below is in effect for the 2018-2019 school year.

Eligibility:

NOTE:  Failure to meet requirements could affect scholarship eligibility.

U.S. Citizenship  and living in the U.S. is required for all applicants.  If proof of citizenship is requested, you would not be eligible for judging unless the proper paperwork has been received.

Students enrolled in distance-learning or online programs should email the Educational Foundation office for clarification on eligibility and include a link to their program.

Graduate-level candidates must currently be in their second semester and taking at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term at accredited college or university in the United States and majoring in secondary education for the purpose of teaching STEM subjects in a U.S. school in grades K-12 at the time of application. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in their current program at an accredited U.S. college or university required at the time of application.  Have completed B.S. degree in a STEM major that meets the mission of AFCEA.  Expected graduation date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.

Undergraduate students are ineligible to apply.

Credential/licensure candidates must be U.S. citizens with a completed B.S. degree or graduate degree in a STEM major that meets the mission of AFCEA (undergrad/grad transcript required).  Must be currently enrolled and have started the program at the time of application.  Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.

*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.

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