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    AFCEA DC STEM Scholarships

    Offered by AFCEA DC

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 1, 2024
    Multiple awards worth


    Grade level

    High School Senior & College Sophomore

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The AFCEA DC STEM Scholarships are here to support Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. residents’ dreams of higher education in the exciting STEM fields. If you’re a graduating high school senior or a second-year student in a two-year community college looking to transition to a four-year college or university, this scholarship is for you. As long as you meet the above requirements and have been accepted to a U.S.-accredited college or university to pursue a full-time STEM curriculum, you’re eligible to apply. Eligible fields of study include computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, cybersecurity, management information systems, various types of engineering, and Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I)-related fields of study. So, if you’re a STEM-minded, college-bound student from Maryland, Virginia, or D.C., we encourage you to apply. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

    About AFCEA DC

    AFCEA is an international organization that serves its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information. AFCEA is dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior & College Sophomore


    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Academic Interest

    Computer Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Statistics, Cybersecurity, Chemistry


    Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC


    Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Charles County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, Prince George's County


    Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, Bladensburg, Bowie, College Park, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Laurel, Rockville, Takoma Park

    Application information

    In addition to the below application materials, interested students must submit a list of all expenses they expect to pay toward college, a copy of their Expected Family Contribution (EFC), a summary and statement from their guidance counselor, and if applicable, their AFCEA Member number.

    Resume or CV

    Two letters of recommendation


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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact AFCEA DC at [email protected].

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