Veterans, Spouse & Dependent Scholar
The Centennial Scholarship is offered to Iraq-Afghanistan combat wounded veterans who have an Associate Degree or equivalent credits and are pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or university/college courses beyond a Bachelor’s Degree, leading to teacher licensure.
The Society will support individuals who pursue a career in education, by making available five $3,000 annual scholarships for “education related” expenses.
$2,500 scholarships are offered to active-duty and honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, including Reservists and National Guard personnel, of the Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) or Iraqi Freedom operations actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible major at accredited two- or four-year institutions in the United States.
Active-duty service personnel, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, reservists, and National Guard personnel who are disabled because of wounds received during active-duty combat service in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations.
Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or mathematics education. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.
Dependents and Spouse Scholarships
- Scholarships for Military Children
- Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Scholarship Program
- ThanksUSA // $3,000 scholarships for dependents, age 24 or under, and all spouses of active-duty military service personnel
Named after the Society’s 11th President, the Vice Admiral E. P. Travers Loan Program (Travers Program) provides need based financial assistance for full-time undergraduate students. The Travers Program is provided to:
- Children of Active Duty Sailors and Marines (including Reservists while on active duty over 90 days)
- Children of Retired Sailors and Marines, and
- Spouses of Active Duty Sailors and Marines residing within the 50 United States.
The Travers Interest Free Loan can provide sponsors of eligible students with a loan ranging from $500 up to $3,000 (for an academic year). Service members who take out a Travers Loan must arrange to repay the loan within 24 months by allotment of pay. The minimum loan amount is $500, and the minimum monthly payment of $50.
Please spend time visiting our Scholarship page. It has information on all the great scholarship opportunities our campus. The Pierpont Foundation also offers student scholarships and provides details on the application process.