Skip Navigation...




Central to successful implementation of the AFRL Scholars Program is the secure, web-based system, ConnectConnect includes multiple interface portals, uniquely suited to the needs of scholars, mentors, and program management, that are utilized to complete necessary tasks in an efficient manner.




Scholars (applicants and/or currently selected) can use the Connect portal to:


  • Update an application
  • Accept/decline internship opportunities
  • Complete necessary forms and paperwork

To visit the Connect Student Portal, or to create an account and begin the application process, click here.

AFRL Scholar Alumni can use the Connect portal to:


  • Apply for future AFRL Research Topics
  • Update personal information, including:

    • Current mailing address
    • Education status
    • Employment status

To visit to Connect Student Portal, or to update your application or personal information, click here.


Mentors can use the Connect portal to:


  • Upload an updated biography and/or picture
  • Create a new topic
  • Provide feedback
  • Check status of scholar selections

To visit the Connect Mentor Portal, click here.


If you are interested in applying for the AFRL Scholars Program, you will find the application in the web-based system, Connect. To learn more about the application, click here.