AFCEA Hawaii Educational Programs

AFCEA Hawaii is committed to support Hawaii based students, teachers, and professionals in their pursuit of continued education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), Cyber, and Electronics by providing scholarships, grants and awards. The AFCEA Hawaii Chapter works with the community at large -- private, public and academia -- to increase the investment in education in Hawaii.  AFCEA Hawaii has a long history of support for education for Hawaii based students, teachers and professionals and have contributed over $2,000,000 in scholarships to enhance learning and education initiatives in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Cyber and Electronics. We have awarded 145 scholarships at $370,000 over the past five years.



The AFCEA Hawai'i Educational Programs logo is often recognized as an offering or a gift.  It is a physical contribution of an individual or group request for acknowledgment from a source.  Ho`okupu is used to ensure growth, increase mana (knowledge) or cause to sprout.


Through the AFCEA Educational Programs support of education, scholarships, grants and STEM programs, we will inspire and motivate the young men and women of Hawaii, service men and women, veterans and Wounded Warriors and their families to pursue their education.

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AFCEA Hawaii Educational Programs directly support Hawaii based students, teachers, and professionals in their pursuit of continued education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), Cyber and Electronics.


Our responsibility is to bring together the community to mentor and coach students and grow the next generation of technologists, scientists, engineers, and cyber patriots.



AFCEA International Scholarships

View AFCEA International's list of available scholarships, grants, and tuition assistance  for aspiring engineers, technicians, programmers, military personnel and government officials.


AFCEA Hawaii STEM Scholarships

AFCEA Hawaii’s Educational Programs is excited to announce the opening of the 2021 STEM Scholarship season.  Scholarships range from $2000 to $5000.  Last year, the program awarded $106,000 to 41 Hawaii-based students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) fields to include Cyber and Intelligence.   Don’t miss this opportunity, apply online at Questions about the scholarships may also be submitted on ScholarsApp or by sending an email to  Applications are open until August 13, 2021.

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AFCEA Hawaii proudly announces the second season for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Teacher Grants.  Our education mission includes directly supporting Hawaii based students, teachers, and professionals in their pursuit of continued STEM education.  Motivated teachers, directors, volunteers, etc., and their programs spark a lasting enthusiasm and set the foundation for students to engage in STEM subjects and pursue fulfilling careers in STEM related fields.  These grants recognize outstanding programs that immerse students in critical and creative thinking and demonstrate application through cyber, robotics, coding, website building, engineering, and so many other STEM programs, projects, and activities. Last year, $35,000 in grants were awarded to 24 STEM programs and projects. 


Apply today at Scholars App - Grants. The 2021-2022 season is open through July 30, 2021. 


Note: When you first go into the application at ScholarsApp, click on the "Apply Now" button; then, create your account as a "Professional".


Please submit questions about the grants on Scholars App - Grants or send an email to



Volunteering offers the chance to give something back to the community and make a difference. Volunteer opportunities with the AFCEA Hawaii Educational Programs include: 

  • Outreach

  • Public Relations/Marketing

  • Scholarships

  • Fundraising

  • Technet