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Scholarships

Since 1990, our organization has presented monetary scholarships to special active STARFLEET members who are attending community colleges, four-year colleges, most technical schools, junior colleges, and universities or graduate school, or any other accredited institution/organization that offers a certificate/certified program.  If unsure, just ask the Director.

Scholarships are awarded in amounts of up to $1,000 based on number of applicants and availability of funds. APPLICANTS MUST BE A STARFLEET MEMBER AND MUST HAVE BEEN A STARFLEET MEMBER FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR BEFORE THE APPLICATION DEADLINE. The application period runs from January 1 through June 15 of each yearJune 15 is the Application Deadline. To be eligible for the 2018 Scholarship awards, the member must have joined prior to June 15, 2017.

The scholarships are presented at our annual International Conference each summer. In 2018, they will be presented during the weekend of August, 10 – 12, at the conference in Bloomington, Minnesota.

 

2017 SFI Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients of STARFLEET Scholarships.

James Doohan/Montgomery Scott Engineering & Technology Scholarship 
Steven Allen

DeForest Kelley/Dr. Leonard McCoy Memorial Medical & Veterinarian Scholarship
Jeremy Skelton

Gene Roddenberry/Sir Patrick Stewart Scholarship for Aspiring Writers & Artists
Carol Hall

Space Explorers’ Memorial Scholarship
William Robbins

Fleet Admiral Wayne Killough Memorial Scholarship *

Jillian Walton and Kip Johnson

* All donations submitted in Wayne’s memory have now been fully distributed and at this time, it is not one of the specific scholarships available for application in 2018.

 

 

How to Apply

Applications for the 2018 Scholarship Awards will be available on January 1, 2018. The application period runs from January 1st to June 15th. All applications must be received no later than June 15th.

Please download and complete the SFI Scholarship Application – 2018 and send the completed application and all the ancillary documentation required via mail to:

Tammy Willcox
STARFLEET Scholarship Director
316 Dublin Rd,
Asheboro, NC 27203

 

Completed applications and documentation can also be sent via email to scholarships@sfi.org.

If you have any questions regarding the STARFLEET Scholarship Program, please contact the director ADM Tammy Willcox at scholarships@sfi.org.

 

 

Scholarship Donations:

If you would like to make a donation to the STARFLEET Scholarship Program, you can make it during your renewal process, or you can send a PayPal payment to epayments@sfi.org and make sure to notate that the funds are to be utilized for the Scholarship Program.

Check payments may be made payable to STARFLEET Scholarship Fund and sent to the STARFLEET mailing address which is:

STARFLEET Scholarship
PO Box 1701
Valdosta, GA 31603

List of Scholarships

Over the years, the number and variety of our Scholarships have changed. The following is a list of the current Scholarships that STARFLEET offers:

ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY – James Doohan/Montgomery Scott Engineering & Technology Scholarship
This very popular Scholarship covers any field related to engineering and other fields of study involving technology, computer science, etc.

MEDICINE & VETERINARIAN – DeForest Kelley/Dr. Leonard McCoy Memorial Medical & Veterinarian Scholarship
This is for medical studies of both humans and animals and is awarded for programs in medical school, nursing school, physical therapy, pre-med, EMT-Paramedic, surgical technician, biomedical technician, and the study veterinary medicine.

ARTISTIC – Gene Roddenberry Memorial/Sir Patrick Stewart Scholarship for Aspiring Writers & Artists
This is for all those studying acting, dance, music, writing, literature, or for skills and training relating to the media, graphic artists, film making, etc.

BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT/EDUCATION – Armin Shimerman/George Takei/LeVar Burton Scholarship for Business, Language Studies & Education
This Scholarship is for business and management studies, the study of foreign languages or studies abroad, and for teaching.

MISCELLANEOUS – Space Explorers’ Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the Apollo, Shuttle Challenger, and Shuttle Columbia astronauts and Russian cosmonauts that have died to further our efforts in space exploration. It is a “general duty” scholarship and applies to all courses of study not mentioned in the other 4 Scholarships. If scholarship applicant’s field of study does not quite match up with one of the other scholarship types, they may be awarded this one.