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STEM Teacher Scholarships

Offered by AFCEA & ManTech International

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 12, 2023
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

Graduate Students

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

Are you an aspiring teacher pursuing a graduate degree to teach STEM to K-12 students? If so, consider applying for the STEM Teacher Scholarships! These scholarships are open to students pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure to teach STEM subjects to K-12 students in the U.S. The scholarships are funded by ManTech International and offered by AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications Association), a nonprofit membership association focused on serving the military, government, industry, and academia. The STEM Teacher Scholarships honor the memory of Maj. Gen. Eugene C. Renzi, USA (Ret.), a former U.S. Army major general. To carry on his legacy, the scholarships award $2,500 each to help multiple hardworking, future teachers pay for their educational costs, every year. If you are an aspiring STEM teacher looking for a scholarship opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to students pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) subjects at a U.S. school to students in grades K-12. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

Graduate Students


US Citizens

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Computer Science, Education, Biology, Math

Other Category

Adult, Nontraditional

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, a brief summary of financial need, a statement about their teaching philosophy, a letter from the school principal if students are currently employed as a teacher, and the below application materials.


Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation


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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

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

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the STEM Teacher Scholarships is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

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

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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