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AFCEA Hawaii Educational Foundation Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 11

The following scholarship recognition/awards are selected by the scholarship board and presented to the $3000 - $5000 scholarship awardees. If you wish to be considered for any of these, please include a statement of activities that resemble their characteristics.

1) Col Bill Haney, USA (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Leadership Excellence ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the Col Bill Haney Scholarship must demonstrate a significant level of leadership either through their school or outside activities. Applicants will be judged on their leadership and scholastic standings. Applicants are required to submit: A record of their leadership Two Letters of Reference regarding their leadership roles, skills and successes.

2) Capt Ken Wiecking, USN (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Volunteerism Excellence ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the Capt Ken Wiecking Scholarship must demonstrate a continued and dedicated commitment to Volunteerism throughout their High School years. Applicants will be judged on their volunteerism and scholastic standings. Applicants are required to submit: A record of their volunteerism Two Letters of Reference regarding their volunteerism and level of commitment.

3) Capt Jim Hickerson, USN (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Character Excellence ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the Capt Jim Hickerson Scholarship must demonstrate a high level of Character in their daily activities. Applicants will be judged on their character and scholastic standings. Applicants must submit: Two Letters of Reference regarding their character and how they react to situations, including adversities.

4) MG Rockly Triantafellu, USAF (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Technical Excellence ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the MG Rockly Triantafellu Scholarship must demonstrate high level of hands on technical excellence in Computers, Electrical Engineering or other related areas of study. Applicants will be judged on their achievements within their technical field and on their scholastic standings. Two Letters of Reference regarding ttheir hands on technical excellence and achievement in Computers, Electrical Engineering or other related areas of study.

5) MG Eugene Renzi, USA (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Professional Excellence. ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the MG Eugene Renzi Scholarship must demonstrate a high level of professionalism in their day to day interactions at school, extracurricular activities or outside organizations. Applicants will be judged on their professionalism and on their scholastic standings. Two Letters of Reference regarding how they routinely demonstrate professional behavior.

6) LTG Thomas Rienzi, USA (Ret). Scholarship in Recognition of Communications Excellence. ($5000 Scholarship)

Applicants of the LTG Thomas Rienzi Scholarship must demonstrate a practical use of technology in communications. Applicants will be judged on their practical application of technology in communications and on their scholastic standings. Two Letters of Reference regarding their hands on technical excellence and achievement in Communications. State of Hawaii Resident
7) ADM Richard Macke, USN (Ret) Scholarship in Recognition of Hard Science Technical Excellence. ($4000 Scholarship)

Applicants of the ADM Richard Macke Scholarship must demonstrate a practical technical excellence in a Hard Science - Mathematics, Engineering, Computers/Networks, Physics, Chemistry or Biology. Applicants will be judged on their technical, practical excellence in their given field and on their scholastic standings. Two Letters of Reference regarding their practical application and knowledge of their chosen science.

8) Donna Russell Distinguished Service STEM Teacher Scholarship ($5000 Scholarship)

Applicants of the Donna Russell Distinguished Service STEM Teacher Scholarship must either be an undergraduate, graduate or credential/ licensure student attending a college or university in the State of Hawaii for the purpose of teaching a STEM subject at a middle or secondary school in the State of Hawaii. Applicants will be judged on their technical, practical excellence in their given field and on their scholastic standings. Two Letters of Reference regarding their practical application and knowledge of their chosen science.

9) Bob Ventura Cyber Security and Intelligence Scholarship ($3000 Scholarship)

Applicants for the Bob Ventura Scholarship must be pursuing a degree in the Cyber Security and Intelligence field and currently in an undergraduate or graduate program. Applicants will be judged on their technical, practical excellence in their given field and on their scholastic standings. Applicants are required to submit: Two Letters of Reference regarding their practical application and knowledge of their chosen science.

10) Honolulu Community College/University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus Scholarship ($3000 Scholarship )

Applicants for the Honolulu Community College/University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus Scholarship must be enrolled or planning to enroll in the Computing, Electronics and Networking Technology (CENT) program at Honolulu Community College or University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus Scholarship

11) Mel Ing Scholarship ($3000 Scholarship )

Applicants for the Mel Ing Scholarship must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a Hard Sciences program and be an AFCEA Hawaii Chapter member or relation of an AFCEA Hawaii Chapter member.


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AFCEA Hawaii Educational Foundation Scholarships
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Enterprise Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Enterprise Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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