Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship (Spring 2024)

Scholarships for STEM majors

The Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to graduating high school seniors (Summer 2024) who will be attending an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2023-2024 academic year and pursuing a major in STEM or a related field that supports the mission of FTI.

Please note that awarded recipients are required to meet virtually with an FTI-appointed adviser a minimum of two (2) times during the 2024–2025 academic year.

Eligibility for Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

a U.S. citizen and live within the United States.

-Must be an individual from historically underrepresented populations, including, but not limited to, minorities, women, persons who identify as LGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities.

must be a high school senior pursuing a full-time education at an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2024–2025 academic year.

-GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The applicant must be pursuing a major in a STEM or related field aligned with AFCEA. Please see the scholarship webpage for a list of majors.

Application Process for Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

*Please write your full name for the “Name this Entry” at the top of the application.

Submissions must include the following:

Completed Application: including a 500-word essay telling the scholarship committee about yourself, including: what experiences have made you the person you are today; what diversity and inclusion mean to you; why you are pursuing a STEM degree; and how this scholarship will help you succeed on that journey.

Current transcript: with completed courses and grades to date. Submit via email to edfoundation@afcea.org.

Letter of Recommendation: at least one letter should be provided from a career counselor or STEM teacher. Have your references submit their letters of recommendation in pdf form via email to edfoundation@afcea.org.

Letter of Acceptance: to an accredited four-year academic institution.

AFCEA Educational Foundation

4114 Legato Road, Suite 1000

Fairfax, VA 22033

Completed applications, including all supporting documentation, must be submitted by the deadline of May 31, 2024.

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