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Scholarships for CSRA Students Pursuing STEM Degrees

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CSRA STEM Education Scholarship - High School

The Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is committed to encouraging the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics by students from Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln and Richmond counties. The chapter accomplishes this goal by awarding scholarships up to $2,000 to high school seniors who have been accepted into an undergraduate degree program from an accredited college in the following (STEM) related academic disciplines such as: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; mathematics; physics; science or mathematics; chemistry, computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management, etc.

To be eligible for consideration, the following criteria must be met:

  • Submit a letter of acceptance from an accredited institution
  • Major in a STEM related academic discipline. Examples of acceptable STEM fields of study are: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; chemistry, physics; science or mathematics; computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management.
  • Submit SAT Scores
  • Submit a copy of high school transcript(s)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or counselor)
  • Provide a written essay addressing the topic defined in the application

Distance Learning or Online programs do not qualify for this scholarship.
Application period: January 1, 2017 - April 28, 2017
2016 awardees are ineligible to apply for the 2017 scholarships.

Click on the link below to download the application.

CSRA STEM Scholarship HS App

For questions, please contact Horace Carney, Education Committee Chairman at HRCarney@gmail.com

CSRA STEM Education Scholarship - College

The Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is committed to encouraging the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics by students from Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln and Richmond counties. The chapter accomplishes this goal by awarding scholarships up to $2,000 to college students pursuing undergraduate degrees from accredited institutions in the following (STEM) related academic disciplines such as: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; mathematics; physics; science or mathematics; chemistry, computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management, etc.

To be eligible for consideration, the following criteria must be met:

  • Be a full-time student at an accredited institution
  • Majoring in a STEM related academic discipline. Examples of acceptable STEM fields of study are: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; chemistry, physics; science or mathematics; computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management.
  • Submit a current official collect transcript
  • Submit two letters of recommendation (one from a professor/counselor)
  • Submit a written essay on the topic defined in the application
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Distance Learning or Online programs do not qualify for this scholarship.
Application period: January 1, 2017 - April 28, 2017
2016 awardees are ineligible to apply for the 2017 scholarships.

Click on the link below to download the application.

CSRA STEM Scholarship College App

For questions, please contact Horace Carney, Education Committee Chairman at HRCarney@gmail.com