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Offered by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
Are you a female college student pursuing a STEM major who has served in the U.S. armed forces or are enrolled in an ROTC program? If so, you may be eligible for the Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship! The scholarship is open to female college STEM majors who are current or former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, are in ROTC programs, or descend from veterans or AFCEA members.
The program is offered by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), a nonprofit membership association that seeks to provide a forum for the “ethical exchange of information.” This scholarship honors Colonel Kathleen Swacina and her accomplishments with the AFCEA to support the community and support students who persevere when faced with adversity. Every year, one applicant receives a $1,500 scholarship to use towards their education. If you are passionate about STEM and have a personal connection to the Armed forces, we encourage you to apply!
The scholarship is open to full-time female college students pursuing a degree in the STEM field. Applicants must also be a current or former member of the U.S. armed forces, enrolled in a ROTC program, or a direct descendant of an AFCEA member or an honorably discharged member of the armed forces. Lastly, applicants must meet the below eligibility requirements.
College Sophomore, College Junior & Graduate Student
Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biology
Veteran, ROTC, Women
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
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To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, proof of qualifying criteria of U.S. armed forces or AFCEA affiliation, and the below application materials.
Letters of Recommendation
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