The Erie Canal Chapter Scholarships are awarded to assist deserving students in furthering their educational objectives. Their program of study must lead to a degree in any one of the various disciplines or specializations in Science, Technologies, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

AFCEA is a member-based, non-profit association that focuses on cyber, command, control, communications, computers and intelligence to address national and international security challenges. Candidates for Erie Canal Scholarships need to be engaging in a course of study that will result in a degree in: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines focused on information technology, cybersecurity, telecommunications and electronics supporting the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities. In the event of extenuating circumstances, it may be necessary for Erie Canal Chapter, to request an applicant to provide the curriculum list for their major in order to determine if the major meets the AFCEA STEM criteria.
2021 AFCEA International

​Depending on if you are in high school or college, please be sure to download the correct application.
Applications, including letters of recommendation (must be signed and dated), must be typed or computer generated, and received by the AFCEA Secretary by close of business 26 Feb 2021, to be considered. Scholarships will be announced and awards will be mailed out in April 2021.