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August 25, 2011
 

Math major receives national scholarship

WAUKESHA, WIS.— Jamie Cuzman, a mathematics and secondary education double major at Carroll University, is the recipient of a $5,000 AFCEA STEM Teachers Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. The scholarship is one of 50 awarded by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Educational Foundation to undergraduate, graduate and credential or licensure students preparing to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM subjects) in U.S. middle or secondary schools. Recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale.

In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, each graduating AFCEA STEM Scholar will receive a $1,000 AFCEA Science Teaching Tool grant each year for three years if the recipient continues to teach a STEM subject. These grants can be used to fund hardware and software, other classroom tools, field trips, STEM-focused clubs and other activities.

AFCEA International is a nonprofit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence and global security. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational incentives, opportunities and assistance for students and teachers in the STEM disciplines. The STEM Teachers Scholarship is supported by Booz Allen Hamilton, Terremark Worldwide, AFCEA International and several of AFCEA’s regional chapters. The AFCEA Educational Foundation has been granting scholarships and grants to college students in STEM disciplines for 30 years.

 
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