Education

The Fort Meade Alliance is a leader in educational development and addressing the skills gaps and workforce needs for regional employers.

The Fort Meade Alliance Foundation awarded its sixth Kenneth McCreedy Scholarship to Sara Herry of Meade High School at the June 2017 FMA Annual Meeting.
Scholarships

The Kenneth O. McCreedy Scholarship, the first initiative of the FMA Foundation, was developed to assist Meade High School students who plan to pursue higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) or linguistics. The scholarship recognizes outstanding, well-rounded graduating seniors for their past achievements and aids them in accomplishing their career goals.The Fort Meade Alliance is a leader in educational development and addressing the skills gaps and workforce needs or regional employers.

Students must be planning to enter a STEM or linguistics field of study supportive of national defense or homeland security (i.e. engineering telecommunications, computer science, mathematics, language, or other related technical electives). Recipients must also be the child of military personnel or Department of Defense civilian employees. Each scholarship is for a total award of up to $4,000 for a four-year college program or up to $2,000 for a two-year college program.

2017 – Sara Herry – University of Maryland, Baltimore County
2016 – Jazzlynn Bender – Bowie State University
2015 – Emily Hernandez-Ortiz – University of Maryland, College Park
2014 – Jada Davis – West Virginia University
2013 – Kierra Harrison – Capitol College
2012 – Christopher Patrick Walker – Capitol College

Student Programs

The Fort Meade Alliance has created Tech Mania and STEM Family Night to bolster students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math. The FMA Foundation provides the funding that makes these programs possible!

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