Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
40
Days
May 31 2024
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

Description

The Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship will recognize one outstanding college student who has shown the potential to excel in college studies in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This scholarship must be applied toward the student's ongoing higher-level academic education at an accredited four-year school. Community college students in their first two years are eligible if they will continue on to an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must be a member of the U.S. armed forces or enrolled in a ROTC program; an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. armed forces; or a direct descendant of an AFCEA member or an honorably discharged member of the armed forces. They must be enrolled at an accredited institution in or residing in the states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida and Alabama, including community colleges. Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a professor in the student's STEM major field of study, are required. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Computer Science/Data Processing, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Engineering/Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Science, Technology, and Society
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

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Contact edfoundation@afcea.org
Tel: 413-732-2858 Address 4114 Legato Rd.,
Suite 1000
Fairfax, VA 22033