The San Diego AFCEA Chapter will award two one-time $2,000.00 scholarships to the dependents of AFCEA members who are graduating high school seniors, full-time college students, or graduate students majoring in a STEM field at an accredited four-year college or university. Candidates must be residents of San Diego County, have a minimum grade point average of 3.8, and be majoring in science, technology, math, or engineering curriculums.
The applicant must be the dependent of an AFCEA member in good standing.

Completed application packets must be received online via email sent to Gloria McKearney, Scholarship Chair, at by June 3, 2024. 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 15th, 2024. Checks will be distributed by August 14, 2024.

The winners of the 2022-23 AFCEAN – DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP are:

Ava Beekman from La Costa Canyon High School. Ava will major in Nursing at Gonzaga University.

James Markowicz from St. Augustine High School. James will major in Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine.

The Common Scholarship Application can be downloaded Here.

Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please do not send by certified or regular mail.

Questions? Contact: Gloria McKearney, Scholarship Chair, at


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