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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.

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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.

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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 Hawaii STEM Scholarships

AFCEA Hawaii’s Educational Programs will be announcing the opening of the 2022 STEM Scholarship season soon.  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.   


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.

Scholarship Recipients 



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. 



Are you a Junior Military Member (E-1 to E-6 or O-1 to O-3), Civilian GS-11 equivalent or below, or Civilian Contractor with less than six years of experience? AFCEA Hawaii Chapter members in good standing may receive reimbursement not to exceed $500.00 for the cost of a test voucher (upon successful completion of your certification exam) for Professional Certifications related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related fields. Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reimbursement requests must include an itemized copy of your application/examination fee receipt paid by you, a copy of your successful certification/re-certification, and your rank, grade, or experience level; reimbursements submitted without this information will not be processed.


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

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