Space Coast WID 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!

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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The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarships

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.