2015 AFCEA Scholarship
The Pelican Chapter is currently accepting/reviewing college and technical school Scholarship Applications. We solicit and obtain applications through the Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Manatee School Districts. Additionally, if you know a deserving student pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math they can contact Senton Pojani, our Scholarship Committee, chair to obtain an application which must be submitted by 8 Feb 2015.
Applicants will be judged on the following criteria:
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (unweighted) on a 4.0 scale.
- Record of academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities.
- Financial need.
- Acceptance to attend a community college, university, or technical school.
- Special consideration will be given to applicants affiliated with the Military (e.g., active duty, veteran, spouse or child of veteran) or ROTC (current ROTC or junior ROTC).
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Completed applications must be returned via email to Mark McKim no later than 8 Feb 2015. Scholarship recipients will be announced by 1 April and recognized at our chapter's monthly luncheon on 18 April. Funds will be forwarded to either the student's local education foundation (e.g. Hillsborough Education Foundation or Pinellas Education Foundation) or the Financial Aid office of the student's school of choice and must be used no later than Fall Term 2015.
2015 AFCEA STEM Scholarship
AFCEA Educational Foundation Teacher Scholarship and Grant program
AFCEA STEM Teachers for America's Future program provides $5,000 scholarships to students actively pursuing a graduate degree, or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM subjects at a middle/intermediate and high school in the U.S. Scholarship deadline is May 1, 2015.
AFCEA Gravely Grants for STEM Teachers are available to STEM middle/intermediate and high schools teachers worldwide to promote STEM innovation in classrooms. This is a joint effort between AFCEA chapters and the AFCEA Educational Foundation to provide up to $1,000 in STEM grant assistance. The intended use of the grant is to augment STEM activities for teachers' students inside or outside of the classroom. The grant application will be available in April 2015.