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AFCEA Joan Bowden ROTC Scholarship

Offered by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 7, 2023
1 award worth

$3,000

Grade level

College Sophomores & Juniors

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.

May 2024

Scholarship Overview

The AFCEA Joan Bowden ROTC Scholarship is presented annually to an ROTC student attending a university located in the AFCEA Mid-South Region of the United States. This includes the states of: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and northwest panhandle of Florida who is a student in the Air Force option. The applicant’s degree and major must meet the mission of AFCEA. Please visit the scholarship’s website to view the full list of qualified majors. A minimum of two letters of recommendation and a letter of Nomination from your ROTC unit Professor of Military Science, Professor of Naval Science, Professor of Aerospace Studies or designated Commanding Officer are required.

About Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation

AFCEA provides a forum for military, government and industry communities to collaborate so that technology and strategy align with the needs of those who serve. To help their community learn and innovate, AFCEA gives more than $2 million in scholarships each year through the AFCEA Educational Foundation.

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

College Sophomores & Juniors

Minimum GPA

3.0

Academic Interest

Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Math, Physical Sciences, Statistics, Science, Technology, and Society

Other Category

Low Income, Merit Based, ROTC

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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