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SAME Scholarships

The Cape Fear Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) awards college scholarships each year to deserving students. The total scholarships awarded in 2020 totaled $12,000. Scholarships are awarded to the most deserving applicants based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, and a desire to pursue a college engineering or STEM degree. The scholarship award amount is based on applicants' merit. The scholarship award is given to an applicant, who is selected by committee, with potential to be a four-year award. Scholarships can be renewed for the duration of winner's undergraduate tenure but a maximum of four years. All other awards are one-time awards. Past winners, and past applicants who meet eligibility requirements are invited to re-apply for the scholarship.

The applicant must submit a completed application by April 9, 2021.

The 2021 Cape Fear Post scholarship applications will be due April 2021

View the Cape Fear Post 2021 Scholarship Application Reference Form

For questions, please contact a board member or committee chair.

SAME Engineering and Construction Camps

The Cape Fear Post of The Society of Military Engineers (SAME) is excited to announce an excellent opportunity for high school students aspiring to become engineers. SAME sponsors one-week, summer camps that introduce high school students to the engineering profession. The Cape Fear Post would like to sponsor one (1) student to attend one of these camps. This sponsorship covers 50% of the student’s tuition cost ($300 of $600) and travel fees to attend this camp.  The student will be responsible for paying 50% or $300 of the total tuition cost.

Please note that the Application Deadlines for the SAME Summer Camps (US Army – Vicksburg, USMC – Camp Lejeune, USAF Academy, USAF Scott AFB, US Navy STEM Engineering and Construction Camp – Port Hueneme) are now ALL March 15, 2022. This is the date that the potential campers must submit their applications through the SAME National portal. More information on this opportunity is available at the below website along with application forms.

The applicant must submit a completed application by March 15, 2022.

Visit the SAME Camps website.

For questions, please contact a board member or committee chair.


Past Scholarship Winners

2020 Winners

Dean Peabody and his mother accept from 2019-2020 Post President John Lenfestey

2016 – 2019 Winners

Evan Kite is with his parents and grandmother accepting from John Lenfestey