WID Space Coast Scholarships

In addition to the Horizon Scholarship (National-Level Scholarship), the Space Coast Women In Defense offers STEM scholarships to women of merit to help them pursue their educational goals, whether just beginning a post secondary education or working on a doctorate degree!

2019 Scholarships

SCWID STEM Scholarships – Winners Announced

Melbourne, FL, June 3, 2019– The Space Coast Women In Defense (SCWID) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 STEM Scholarship awards. SCWID has established a scholarship program to encourage women in Brevard County, Florida to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

SCWID awarded 15 scholarships from $500 to $1,000 to the following individuals: Brooke Humphrys, Kailey Flanagan, Lisa Bain, Soyoun Choi, Adrianna Roseman, Minh-Chau Le, Rachel White, Deborah Withrow, Ann Wassick, Gabriella Lloyd, Zaafira Haque, Anna Hinkle, Madison Roth, Leah Walker and Tram Anh Tran.

The scholarship recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on June 26, 2019 at the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce Viera location at The Avenue Viera, 2261 Town Center Ave., Suite 103, Viera, FL. Keynote speaker, Dana Blickley, Brevard County Property Appraiser, will speak about the challenges and triumphs of her career along with the rewards of hard work and persistence.

This annual event is open to the public. People may register to attend this event at www.scwid.org. Cost for WID members is $20 and $25 for non-WID members; light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Space Coast Post — 2019 Scholarships Available

The Space Coast Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is pleased to offer an expanded scholarship program to graduating high school senior students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction-related engineering or construction management.

The Space Coast Post of SAME will award up to four First-Year Scholarship Grants, for academic achievement in the amount of $2,500 each, to top-ranked graduating high school senior students.

All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements, submit a completed application by March 29, 2019, and provide a letter of acceptance to an accredited college which offers degrees in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management prior to the April 18, 2019 awards program.

2018 Scholarships

The Space Coast Chapter of Women In Defense (SCWID) has established the SCWID Scholarship Program to encourage women in Florida to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). SCWID intends to award multiple $1,000 scholarships, subject to availability of scholarship funds, approved by the SCWID Board of Directors.

Recipients Announced

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2017 Scholarships

2016 Awards and Scholarships


2016 Scholarship Winner - Allyson Pagan


2015 Scholarship Award

Minh Chau Le

Minh Chau Le

2015 Scholarship Award

Melanie MacBain

Melanie MacBain

2016 - Brevard Schools Foundation Award


2016 Pink Team Award


2016 Cura Oceanus


2016-Scholarship Winner Allyson Pagan


2016 Scholarship Winner - Taylor Gaylon


2016 Scholarship winner Jalena Williams


2016 Scholarship Winner Linh My He


2015 Scholarships

Award Announcement

We received 42 scholarship applications from throughout the community.  The Space Coast Women In Defense awarded two $1,000 scholarship to the following students:

  • Minh-Chau Le of Titusville FL. Minh-Chali is pursuing a degree in Bio-medical Engineering through the University of Florida
  • Melanie MacBain of West Melbourne FL. Melanie is pursuing a degree in Ocean Engineering through the Florida Institute of Technology

2014 Scholarship Award

Ms. Bridget Carr Lee was presented a $1,000 dollar scholarship on June 19, 2014 at the Center for Aeronautics and Innovation. We are so proud of Bridget’s accomplishments and wish her great success at Georgia Tech.