Chapter Awards and Recognition

Women in Defense Central Florida Chapter (WID CFL), under the auspices of Women in Defense, A National Security Organization, established their Scholarship Program to encourage women in Florida to pursue careers in defense and national security to help protect and defend the United States.

WID CFL is pleased to announce our 2020 scholarship program, with awards ranging from $500 – $1000 for high-performing women careers either in National Security OR a STEM-related field.

The Scholarship application period is now closed.

Please stay posted for the award information.

Scholarship Criteria

Be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student currently enrolled/accepted in a regionally accredited Florida university or college, either full-time or part-time

Be a female

Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security, defense, or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field

Demonstrate a financial need

Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 – as evidenced by the most current unofficial transcript

Payment is issued directly to the recipient

Karen Fray
STEM Director