Scholarship & Grants

 Association of Old Crows Educational Foundation


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

Congratulations to the 2018 Scholarship Awardees!
  • Mr.Eugene Denezza-Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Mr. Ryan Loehrlein - University of Southern Indiana
About the Scholarship

The Association of Old Crows (AOC) Educational Foundation (AEF) will be providing two scholarships to college students studying in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). These scholarships are funded by a $25,000 donation from the Raytheon Corporation. Two scholarships in the amount of $12,500 each will be awarded in May 2018.

About the AOC Educational Foundation

The scholarship program is administered by the AOC Educational Foundation, a 501(c)3 education foundation. 

Eligibility
  • Applicant must be a US citizen
  • Applicants should be registered as a full-time student in sophomore or junior year of matriculated undergraduate STEM study at time of application submission in an accredited college/university.
  • Academic excellence in STEM area of study preferably in signals collection, signals processing, cyber technologies (offensive/defensive), electronic transmission & receipt of signals, spectrum visualization. 
  • Applicant should have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. 
  • Interest and potential future contribution to national defense. (Based on the student essay)
What criteria is used to select the scholarship winners?

Selection of the applicants shall be based on:

  • Academic excellence in STEM area of study
  • Interest and potential future contribution to national defense. (Based on the student essay)
  • If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact:

    Richard Wittstruck
    Chair, Scholarship Committee
    AOC Education Foundation
Who selects the scholarship winners?

Students are selected by an independent organization. The selection shall be made by unbiased, independent group not affiliated with the Educational Foundation or the AOC. The selected student names, degree program, expected graduation year, essay and nominations (if any) will be presented to the AEF Scholarship Committee for routine confirmation of the selection process. No financial information is requested.

Deadline and Award Notice
  • Applications and accompanying paperwork must be received NO LATER THAN Friday, March 30th 2018
  • The Scholarship awardee will be announced end of April 2018
  • The scholarship will be awarded through the selected students educational institution in the students name for the Fall Semester 2018

With over 13,000 members internationally, the Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities. The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.