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Every year, the North Carolina Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) grants several awards up to the amount of $1,000 each to schools in Cumberland County and surrounding areas. These awards are given to schools with a demonstrated need for money to buy tools, equipment, or material for teaching science courses,{Webster's definition of science: Using the systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation.} Applications are now being accepted for this year's Science Teaching Tools Awards. To apply, send an email with the name of your school in the subject line containing the following information to the address below:

  • Science teacher's (applicant's) name
  • Name and address of the school
  • State the objective(s) of the project or program
  • Description of the project/program to be funded
  • List of items to be purchased
  • Email applications to [email protected] .
  • Applications must be received by 1 March 2012

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This chapter is located in Fayetteville, NC.  AFCEA is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and promoting technology in the military and the community of First Responders.   

We focus on providing networking opportunities, professional development and service to the community. 

Our Chapter does this through various means:  Membership meetings, professional development, golf tournaments, College Scholarships, community schools Science Teaching Awards, community support to deployed C4 units, and the Annual Technical Conference and Symposium at Ft. Bragg.

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