Education Grants

Active Military and College Students

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

North Carolina Chapter

Education Grant Program


To provide education grants for active duty personnel of all ranks who have taken the initiative to better themselves by working towards an advanced academic degree.


These education grants will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic ability and meet all the criteria established in the following:

A. Qualifications:

  1. Must be an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces.
  2. Must be a current member in good standing with the North Carolina Chapter of AFCEA during the course which is being used to apply for the grant.
  3. Must have completed a course of study in an accredited degree program, with a grade of B or higher. Applications must be postmarked within three (3) months of course completion.
  4. May not be used for a lower or previously awarded degree.
  5. Must not have received an AFCEA Education Grant in the same calendar year.
  6. Student financial need is not a criterion.

B. Selection:

Applications are available at this website, Completed packages should be forwarded by each individual to:

AFCEA North Carolina Chapter

Please allow approximately three weeks for processing. A letter and grant check will be sent by First Class Mail.

Selections will be made with no regard to race, color, creed, sex or national origin.

Applicant must complete a “Statement of Understanding/ Privacy” to be submitted along with the application form.

C. Education Grants:

Grants shall consist of reimbursement for “out-of-pocket-expenses/costs” for completion of qualified courses. No receipts are required.2. Students may re-apply each calendar year if they continue to meet the qualifications.

D. Disbursement of Funds:

  1. Education grants will be funded to qualified candidates. The AFCEA North Carolina Chapter is dedicated to helping our active duty members meet their financial needs. Grants are limited to a maximum of $200.00 per individual per calendar year. Education grants will be mailed directly to the Education Grant recipient.
  2. AFCEA North Carolina Chapter reserves the right to suspend distribution of the education grants if funding is not available.

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