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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 AFCEA is committed to encouraging the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for students in Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, Richmond and other CSRA counties. The chapter accomplishes this goal by awarding individual scholarships, up to $2,000, to high school seniors who have been accepted into undergraduate degree programs from accredited colleges in (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, 2019 - April 20, 2019
2018 awardees are ineligible to apply for the 2019 scholarships.

Click on the link below to download the application.

Download the High School Scholarship Application Here

For questions, please contact Horace Carney, Education Committee Chairman at HRCarney3@gmail.com

CSRA STEM Education Scholarship - College

The Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter of AFCEA is committed to encouraging the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for students in Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, Richmond and other CSRA counties. The chapter accomplishes this goal by awarding individual scholarships, up to $2,000, to college students pursuing undergraduate degrees from accredited institutions in (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, 2019 - April 20, 2019
2018 awardees are ineligible to apply for the 2019 scholarships.

Click on the link below to download the application.

Download the College Scholarship Application Here

For questions, please contact Horace Carney, Education Committee Chairman at HRCarney3@gmail.com

STEM 2016 Scholarship Presentation