Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $1,000
⏳ 05/31

Scholarship Description

The COL Kathleen Swacina Scholarship Fund awards one female college student a $1,000 scholarship to 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: (1) 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; (2) Maintain an overall 2.8 GPA; (3) Major in a STEM-related area of study in support of the mission of AFCEA; (4) Graduate students must have completed at least two courses but not graduating in the current academic year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • Must be Female
  • Served in any military service
  • Special military service requirements
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • A statement explaining how the applicant meets the qualifying criteria of U.S. armed forces or AFCEA affiliation.

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Donor: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation

The AFCEA Educational Foundation provides incentives, opportunities and assistance to people engaged in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Our programs focus on information technology, cybersecurity, telecommunications and electronics supporting the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities. The foundation, in conjunction with AFCEA chapters worldwide, provides more than $2 million in scholarships a year.