Scholarship Named After General Charles McGee, Famed Tuskegee Airman, for Students Who Pursue STEM Degrees at HBCUs

Scholarship Named After General Charles McGee, Famed Tuskegee Airman, for Students Who Pursue STEM Degrees at HBCUs
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Montgomery County Maryland chapter, establishes Brigadier General Charles McGee STEM Scholarship for African American high school and college students who pursue STEM fields at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Montgomery County (MD) Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, a demonstrated community service leader, and visionary for the establishment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, is proud to announce the establishment of the Brigadier General Charles E. McGee STEM Youth Scholarship Program.

General Charles McGee is an American hero, living legend and national treasure.  He flew 409 aerial fighter combat missions in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He holds the record for the highest three-war total of fighter combat missions of any pilot in U.S. Air Force history. He is enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame. His military service began as one of the Tuskegee Airmen in the 332nd, famed pioneers who fought racial prejudices to fly and fight for their country in World War II. General McGee has over 80 years as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and nearly 30 years active tenure in the Montgomery County Maryland Chapter. 

This scholarship established in honor of Brigadier General Charles McGee supports African American high school and college students who pursue STEM degrees beginning Fall 2022. The program which is hosted within our historic 501(c)(3) museum and education center creates an opportunity to provide financial support direrctly to African American youth to matriculate at any of our nation’s HBCUs and continue the legacy for which General McGee has dedicated his life’s work.  It is with your corporate and community support of this scholarship program, that our youth can earn college degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

For more information and to learn more on how to partner with us to provide corporate and community support, please visit our website: www.CharlesMcGeeStem.org or to reach us by email: McGeeStem@IUL1906.org

Media Contact
Company Name: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Montgomery County (MD) chapter
Contact Person: Steve Ruffin, Chair
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Phone: 2025575317
Address:811 E. Randolph Road
City: Silver Spring
State: MD 20904
Country: United States
Website: www.CharlesMcGeeStem.org