The Scott-St Louis Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is pleased to announce the annual call for scholarship applicants. These scholarships are for students living in the greater Scott AFB, IL and St Louis, MO region.
The objective of the Chapter Scholarship Program is to assist outstanding and deserving students through monetary awards, in order to help them complete their education in technical and scientific fields. The Chapter provides scholarships in fields of study which directly relate to AFCEA’s sphere of interest. Students must be enrolled in programs or pursuing classes related to electronics, communications, engineering, information systems, computer technology, physics or mathematics.
All applicants will be judged on the following criteria:
Acceptance or attendance of a university, community college or technical school
An essay of 350 words or less detailing the applicant’s goals for their course of study and if applicable their service to their country as a member of the military, a civil servant, or a contractor in the defense or homeland security industrial base.
The impact if a scholarship is not awarded
The application is on the AFCEA website (http://scott.afceachapters.org/) and included in this document. Applications must be mailed in, along with required documentation listed below, and postmarked by 6 April, 2018. Applications will be reviewed and awarded at the annual Awards Banquet held on May 17th, 2018.
INSTRUCTIONS Fill out this application completely using the word processing software of your choice. Leave the document formatting as it is.
If an item does not apply or you choose not to provide information please type ‘N/A’ or ‘None’ - whichever is appropriate
Applications that go beyond the set number of lines in sections B.2 – B.5 or go beyond the 350 word limit for the essay will be edited before the selection committee will consider the application.
Upon completion, print the application and sign the last page.
Mail the application with official copies of your transcripts and proof of acceptance or enrollment at the institution listed in applications section A.6 to:
AFCEA Scott-St Louis Chapter
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 25171
Scott AFB, IL 62225-0171
Only use one staple to put the full package together. Remove extra staples from transcripts.
Do not include additional resumes, letters of endorsement, essays, examples of work, or lists of accomplishments. Provide information asked for in the appropriate place on the application. Information that goes beyond what is asked for in the application will not be provided to the selection committee for consideration.
Must be related to electronics, electronic communications, electrical engineering, information systems, computer technology, physics or mathematics.
A.9 – MINOR FIELD OF STUDY
SECTION B – SCHOLASTIC AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS B.1 – CUMALATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)
If already in college, use your cumulative GPA for all college credits. If not in college, use your cumulative high school GPA. Current transcript showing cumulative GPA must be included with this application.
Examples: 3.45/4.0, 4.45/5.0, 4.1/4.0
B.2 – LIST SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENTS / COMMENDATIONS WITH DATES
Examples: Honor rolls, National Honor Societies, etc
15 Line Maximum (12 Point Font):
B.3 – LIST EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITES IN WHICH YOU PARTICPATE WITH DATES
B.5 – WHAT IS THE IMPACT IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR?
15 Line Maximum (12 Point Font):
SECTION C – ESSAY In 350 words or less, provide the selection committee an essay detailing the goals you hope to achieve both in your course of study and if applicable in service to your country as a member of the military, a civil servant, or a contractor in the defense or homeland security industrial base. All essays that extend over 350 words WILL NOT be considered by the selection committee. We expect the directions provided to be followed as outlined.
SECTION D – CERTIFICATION
Your signature below implies consent to include your name on AFCEA websites and publications if selected as a scholarship winner.
To the best of my knowledge, all information provided on this application represents true and verifiable fact.