$8,000 College Scholarship Program

The San Diego AFCEA Chapter provides several $2,000 per year scholarships, renewable annually for a maximum award of $8,000 for undergraduate studies over four years. Selected students must have strong academics, a record of leadership, extracurricular activities, and volunteer service activities both in their school and in their community. The $2,000 scholarships are each awarded to one competitively selected graduating high school student who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Candidates must be residents of San Diego County, have a minimum grade point average of 4.0, and be majoring in science, technology, math, or engineering curriculums.


Completed application packets must be received online via email sent to Gloria McKearney, Scholarship Chair, at afceasd.scholarships@aol.com by June 6, 2022.  Applications received after that date will not be considered. Applicants are responsible for the completeness and timeliness of their submissions. Selections and notifications will be made by July 15, 2022.  Checks will be distributed by August 15, 2022.

The winners of the 2020-21 College Scholarship Program are:

Emily Kang from Canyon Crest Academy. Emily will major in Biological Engineering at MIT.

Yesenia Lara from Monte Vista High School. Yesenia will major in Health Professions-STEM at UCLA.

Peyton Steffek from Steele Canyon Charter High School. Peyton will major in Aquatic Biology at UC Santa Barbara.

Jeffrey Wang from The Bishop’s School. Jeffrey will major in Bioinformatics at Harvard University.

Questions?  Contact: Gloria McKearney, Scholarship Chair, at afceasd.scholarships@aol.com

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Common AFCEA Scholarship Application 2021-2022 available HERE.


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