2023 UAA Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Catalog (CASC)

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DO YOU HAVE AN AVIATION RELATED SCHOLARSHIP YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS CATALOG OR SHARED WITH STUDENTS?

UAA will list scholarships free of charge in our publications, list them on our website, and distribute them electronically to our membership.

Electronic distribution includes:

• Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Catalog.

• UAA Connect monthly newsletter.

• Blast emails to students and faculty.

To qualify for no-cost listings a scholarship listed must be made available to UAA students to further their collegiate education and must meet both of the following criteria:

1. Specifically aviation related.

2. Available to assist students pursuing a degree in aviation at any member college or university of their choosing.

We do not distribute general scholarship opportunities that are not aviation specific (such as photography, dog owners, or pageants), and we do not list or distribute scholarships specific to non-collegiate aviation (general aviation). Nor do we publish scholarships requiring admission to a single college or university as an award criteria. Georgraphic residence, veteran status, gender, minority, or other applicant specific criteria are permitted.

If you have scholarships available that meet this criteria, contact Laura Swanson lswanson@uaa.aero and she will be happy to send you a form to have your scholarship included in the next issue.

University Aviation Association

UAA Board of Trustees

President

Dr. Mary Johnson, Purdue University

Vice President

Dr. Chaminda Prelis, Middle Tennessee State University

Treasurer

Capt. Tyler Tenbrink, Piedmont Airlines

Secretary

Greg Robbins, Aviation Supplies & Academics

Past President

Dr. Samuel Pavel, Central Washington University

Trustees

Dr. James Birdsong, Auburn University Aviation

Nathaniel Eisenman, FedEx

Dr. Scott Firsing, ALSIM

Matthew Johnston, California Aeronautical University

Kevin Kuhlmann, Metropolitan State University of Denver

William Kwong, Boeing Global Services

Dr. Ryan Leick, Utah Valley University

Dr. Rebecca Lutte, University of Nebraska Omaha

Dristin Rose, United Airlines

Carla Pinto, Broward College

Clay Pittman, Sinclair Community College

Mark Taylor, US Aviation Group

Dr. Jonathan Velazquez, Inter American University Puerto Rico

Dr. Ryan Wallace, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Catalog - Seventeenth Edition 200+ Scholarships awarded annually to aviation majors! University Aviation Association 8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053 / (901) 563-0505 / hello@uaa.aero / www.uaa.aero © 2023 University Aviation Association. All rights reserved. No part of the Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Listing may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including photocopying, recording, or by information storage and retrieval systems without permission in writing from the publisher. ISBN 0-9678602-7-X Editorial Team Dawn Vinson, Editor Missy Reece, Copy Editor Geoff Ware, Publications Designer Laura Swanson, Advertising Coordinator Dylan Tenbroeck, Assistant Content Editor Cover design by Nathan Garner

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If you want to ensure the quality of collegiate academic programs, UAA is for you. If you want to benefit from the technical expertise and knowledge of professionals from academia and industry, UAA is for you. If you want to influence curricula development, industry standards and aviation policy, UAA is for you. If you want to have an impact on the future of aviation, UAA is for YOU.

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Introduction

The University Aviation Association (UAA) is a nonprofit organization that represents colleges and universities that offer academic degree programs in aviation at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

The purpose of this publication is to consolidate the publicly available information concerning collegiate aviation scholarships in one document. It is expected that the university aviation student, students’ parents, and faculty members, as well as prospective students and their parents, will find the information in this catalog useful.

In all, this publication describes how to obtain applications for over 200+ collegiate aviation scholarship awards with a total value of over one million dollars.

In order to ensure accuracy of the data, extensive cross checking was performed with online sources. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of all scholarships though every attempt is made to update each scholarship every year. Scholarship sponsors that find an error in the listing are requested to send a corrected version of their listing to hello@uaa.aero

This scholarship listing is one of the many publications and services offered by the University Aviation Association. For more information, visit the UAA website at www.uaa.aero The total number of scholarships and the amounts of scholarships listed in this catalog, while impressive, are a small part of the total financial aid possibilities available to college aviation students.

Other sources of financial aid that are available include:

• Federal and state grant scholarship and loan programs.

• Collegiate institution supported grant, foundation, tuition waiver, and student-work programs.

• Departmental scholarships available to specific majors.

University Aviation Association is located in the Memphis metro area. UAA is comprised of more than 1,200 members from more than 150 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. The organization and its members are poised to meet the ever-changing needs of the aviation industry and address the challenges of the 21st century. Through the collective expertise of our members, UAA plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree granting aviation programs that represent all segments of aviation. A professional association & unifying voice for promoting and furthering aviation education as a collegiate academic discipline.

If you want to ensure the quality of collegiate academic programs, UAA is for you. If you want to benefit from the technical expertise and knowledge of professionals from academia and industry, UAA is for you. If you want to influence curricula development, industry standards and aviation policy, UAA is for you. If you want to have an impact on the future of aviation, UAA is for YOU.

UAA Members Only ............................... 4-7 Airport-Related ....................................... 8-9 Air Traffic Control & Airways ........... 10-11 Aviation Management ........................12-13 Avionics & Aircraft Electronics ...... 14-19 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion...... 20-21 Flight & Pilot .......................................... 22-29 General Aviation ................................. 30-35
Contents Geographic Residency .................... 36-45 Graduate School ................................ 46-47 High School ........................................... 48-53 International Operations ....................... 55 Mechanic (A&P) .................................. 56-61 Military & Veteran .............................. 62-67 Women .................................................... 68-83 Additional Resources /Index ......... 84-87

Contact

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

CAE SimuFlite Citation Type

Rating

Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

CAE SimuFlite Training International (CAE) & University Aviation Association (UAA)

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

Four (4) Entry level Corporate Jet aircraft training Scholarships Awarded

Description

CAE, a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security and health care markets, will award up to four entry level corporate jet aircraft training scholarships in 2022. These scholarships will be awarded to four different students from, or recent graduates of, University Aviation Association member institutions. The aims of the scholarship are to: 1) Provide additional industry-based training opportunities for university aviation students. 2) To broaden the awareness of corporate aviation career paths among university aviation students. The scholarship will include initial training in an entry-level corporate jet (the type of aircraft subject to schedule availability) resulting in a type rating upon successful completion of the course. The applicant is responsible for all travel and housing related costs during the training.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be candidates for, or have received an aviation-related Baccalaureate Degree from a University Aviation Association member institution. Current students must graduate no later than May 2023, or must have graduated with a Baccalaureate Degree not more than two years before May 2023. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale overall cumulative grade point average. Applicants must possess a current 1st class medical, Commercial Pilot License with a multi-engine and instrument rating, and a Certified Flight Instructor rating with an instrument airplane endorsement. Applicants must have flown a minimum of 50 hours PIC or SIC within the previous 12 months. Applicants must have a minimum of 50 hours of multi-engine time. Applicants must be available for training during June, July, or August 2022 and must pay for their travel to CAE at DFW Airport, Texas, or another CAE facility, as needed. Recipients of this scholarship will be trained together as a crew of two on any entry-level corporate jet. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in corporate or business aviation by writing a 250-word essay on how this scholarship will fit into their plans to enter corporate/business aviation. This essay must demonstrate how the applicant will use the CAE SimuFlite Scholarship to pursue a flight-related career.

DeVore Freedom of Flight Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

The DeVore Freedom of Flight Scholarship offers college students an opportunity for initial flight training at schools with FAA Part 141 flight schools.

The Freedom of Flight Scholarship was established to honor Dr. DeVore for his contributions to aviation at the local and national levels. His interests have been in promoting aviation education for our youth and providing them with opportunities to enter into dynamic and rewarding careers in aviation. In September 2001, Dr. DeVore completed a solo flight in a single-engine aircraft that circumnavigated the contiguous 48 states; landing at 40 airports in 36 states to promote aviation scholarships.

Scholarship Criteria

Open to students entering as an undergraduate students in a collegiate aviation program; a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate program. Must be admitted, and must be enrolled at the time the award is dispersed, to a University Aviation Association member institution with a Part 141 approved program. Community college and university applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be admitted to, and undertaking, an aviation-related major. A minimum of 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale. Submit an essay, 250–750 words, demonstrating a love of aviation and a commitment to flight training. Extracurricular involvement/community involvement may be considered. A recommendation letter from a faculty member from a UAA member institution supporting the candidate’s application for this scholarship. Students entering a collegiate Part 141 program as a Freshman may use recommendation letters from other sources.

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Contact

Eugene S. Kropf Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor University Aviation Association (UAA)

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $500

Description

The University Aviation Association annually awards a $500 scholarship to applicant who are enrolled in an aviation-related curriculum at a UAA member college or university, and have achieved sophomore status at the institution. The award will be made to U.S. Citizens without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to continue a college curriculum leading to a two-year, fouryear, or post-graduate degree in the field of aviation. Proof of enrollment must be provided prior to distribution of award. At the time of application, the applicant must be officially enrolled in a UAA member institution in an aviation-related program. Member must have completed 30 or more credit hours (or the equivalent for Sophomore status) at the UAA institution and must include the institution’s UAA number with the application. No exceptions to this criterion. Credits must have been completed and on your transcript at the time of application. Applicant must have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The completed application must be accompanied by a 250-word typed, double-spaced paper on “How Can I Improve Aviation Education.” Please be direct and focused on the topic.

Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Frasca International, Inc. & University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact 8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

The Frasca family established this scholarship through the University Aviation Association (UAA) in the name of their son, Joseph Frasca. Joseph excelled as an undergraduate aviation student earning a reputation as a dedicated and competent scholar. His tireless efforts to promote and support aviation resulted in significant worldwide contributions to the industry and his abilities as an aerobatic pilot and ambassador of aviation provided many hours of enjoyment to thousands of people. He was indefatigable in reaching the highest standards of performance and achievement in every challenge he faced.

Aim of Scholarship

The Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship was established through the University Aviation Association to encourage others to reach the highest level of achievement in their aviation studies and awards $2,000. It is bestowed upon those who demonstrate a commitment and devotion to aviation in the tradition of Joseph Frasca.

Scholarship Criteria

Evidence of excellence in activities, studies, events, organizations, etc., related to aviation. Minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average. FAA certification/qualifications in either aviation maintenance or flight. Involvement in aviation activities, projects, events, etc.; which will demonstrate an interest and an enthusiasm for aviation. Must be a junior or senior, and currently enrolled in a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution. Completed application form, essay, and letter of reference, required.

Preferred

Demonstrated interest or experience in aviation simulation. Demonstrated interest or experience in aircraft restoration. Demonstrated interest or experience in aerobatics. Work experience in aviation. Work experience while in school. Financial need.

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BACHELOR DEGREES:

Aviation Management

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• Aviation Electronics Specialization

• Helicopter Specialization

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MS in Aviation Management

We offer two degree-completion programs: Aviation Management at six off-campus sites; Online Aviation Maintenance Management

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For more information regarding our degrees visit aviation.siu.edu or call us at 618-453-8898

Paul A. Whelan Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact 8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

To provide financial support for men and women pursuing a future in aviation and/or space-related fields. The scholarship will provide opportunities to emerging aviation professionals to achieve their academic goals and contribute their talents to the aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

The student must be a U. S. Citizen and sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student. Must be enrolled at a University Aviation Association member institution in an aviation or space-related major. Community college and university applicants encouraged. Overall 3.0 GPA.

Preferred

FAA certification as a pilot or mechanic. Former military service or current military service via active duty, the ROTC, the Air National Guard or Reserves while in school. Membership in an aviation-related association or professional group such as the UAA.

Piedmont Airlines Scholarship for Flight Training Scholarship Sponsor

Piedmont Airlines & University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact 8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

To provide financial support for men and women pursuing a future in aviation. The scholarship will provide opportunities to emerging aviation professionals to achieve their academic goals and contribute their talents to the aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be a U.S. Resident, at least 18 years of age at the date of application, enrolled in a University Aviation Association member institution at the time of application, hold a current FAA private pilot certificate, and must be pursuing an instrument, multi-engine, or commercial pilot rating. Must be supported by an official recommendation letter from faculty. Preference given to Piedmont Cadet program members.

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Airport Related

AAAE Native American Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact 601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500 each

Description

Available to Native American students enrolled in aviation programs regardless of AAAE affiliation.

Scholarship Criteria

Must be enrolled full-time in an aviation/airport management program; Must have reached a junior class level or higher; Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or higher; Selection based on scholastic achievement, financial need and extracurricular/community activities; Must submit transcripts.

AAAE Women In Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact

601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Six (6) Women in Aviation Scholarship Awarded, valued at $5,000 each

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they are a current college junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in an aviation program at an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must be female and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Eligibility under this program is not based on AAAE membership. Recipients will be selected based on gender, academic achievements and records, financial need, participation in school, and community activities. Individuals must submit a letter of recommendation and a personal statement.

Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact 601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they, their spouse, or their parent/guardian is an active A.A.E AND a member of the the AAAE Regional Chapter. Under this program, “children” are defined as natural or legally adopted children, stepchildren, and legal wards supported wholly by the guardian, who is an active AAE member. A.A.E.s must be full-time employees of a public-use airport at the time of application. Recipients must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course load at an accredited two- or four-year college/university or vocational/technical, in any course of study. If the applicant is the eligible A.A.E. or the spouse of an eligible A.A.E., they may be enrolled in a part-time course load. All awards are non-renewable, but applicants may reapply each year as long as they continue to meet the eligibility criteria.

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Aviation Management Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact 601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to ten (10) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each and are non-renewable

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they are a current college junior or senior or graduate student enrolled in an aviation program at an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Eligibility under this program is not based on AAAE membership.

Endorsed by an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact

601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to twenty (20) Scholarships Awards, valued at $900-$2,000 each

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they have been endorsed by an active A.A.E., Executive Emeritus, or Honorary Life Member of AAAE, who is also a member of the AAAE Regional Chapter. A.A.E.s who have not, do not, or will not have dependents to utilize the A.A.E. Scholarship may recommend up to three undergraduate students per year.

William Robert Hauptli Scholarship for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact 601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awards, valued $10,000 each and is non-renewable

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they are an Executive or Affiliate member of AAAE. These individuals must be full-time employees of a public-use airport at the time of application. Recipients will be selected based on AAAE membership status, academic achievements and records, work experience, letter of recommendation, and submission of a personal statement. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA, or in certain Executive Education programs focusing on innovation and/entrepreneurship at one of the following institutions: Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford Graduate School of Business, or The University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

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Air Traffic Control & Airways

ATCA Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

Contact

225 Reinekers Ln., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.atca.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000-$10,000

Description

Full-time employees enrolled in advanced study programs to improve their skills in air traffic control or an aviation discipline.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university and planning to continue enrollment the following year. Coursework leads to a Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree. Attendance is equal to at least half-time (6 semester hours or the equivalent). Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed before graduation. Two letters of recommendation in support of the application for the ATCA Scholarship Program.

Buckingham Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

Contact

225 Reinekers Ln., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.atca.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000-$10,000

Description

U.S. Citizen, children of air traffic control specialists enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university, and planning to continue enrollment the following year. Coursework leads to a Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree. Attendance is equal to at least half-time (6 semester hours or the equivalent). Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed before graduation. Two letters of recommendation in support of the application for the ATCA Scholarship Program.

Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

Contact

225 Reinekers Ln., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.atca.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000-$10,000

Description

Students enrolled half- to full-time in a two- to four-year air traffic control program at an institution approved and/or licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as directly supporting the FAA’s college and training initiative.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university and planning to continue enrollment the following year. Coursework leads to a Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree. Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed before graduation. Two letters of recommendation in support of the application for the ATCA Scholarship Program.

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Hooper Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Logistics & Transportation Association of North America (LTNA)

Contact PO Box 426, Union, WA 98592 www.ltna.org

Usual Deadline

July

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) $2,000 Scholarship Awarded annually, non-renewable. The recipient may re-apply each year

Scholarship Criteria

A certified transcript directly from applicant’s college/university. Two or three letters of recommendation. Must submit an essay of 250-words, explaining why you have chosen transportation logistics or an allied field as a career path, and outline your objectives.

Lawrence C. Fortier Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

Contact 225 Reinekers Ln., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.atca.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000-$10,000

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university and planning to continue enrollment the following year. Coursework leads to a Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree. Attendance is equal to at least half-time (6 semester hours or the equivalent). Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed before graduation. Two letters of recommendation in support of the application for the ATCA Scholarship Pr

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ACI-NA Airport Commissioner’s Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsor

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA

Contact

2415 Moore’s Mill Rd., Ste. 265, Auburn, AL 36830 www.airportscouncil.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Established in 1993, the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) offers the Airport Commissioner’s Scholarships annually for $2,500, to students at accredited colleges who are pursuing a degree in aviation management or airport administration.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must reside in the U.S. or Canada, have completed at least two semesters of study, possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, present two recent letters of recommendation, and be dedicated to a career in airport management.

Christian D. Bohrer Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact

4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Sponsored by the Alaska Airmen Association, the Bob Reeve Aviation Management Scholarship provides $2,500 each year in honor of an undisputed Alaskan legend, who created the Reeve Aleutian Airways and served remote islands for over 70 years.

Scholarship Criteria

To apply, students must reside in Alaska, attend an accredited college, be a legal U.S. Resident, be enrolled with an aviation management major, carry a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have no felony convictions.

Chuck Peacock Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Given by Wanda Peacock in memory of her late husband, Chuck Peacock. As the founder of the Aircraft Electronics Association, Peacock credited his aviation and business management skills as the cornerstones for his success in the industry. This scholarship is offered to recognize the importance of management skills, and is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an aviation management program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying Aviation/Aerospace.

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Contact

Delta Air Lines Aviation Management Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

3647 State Route 503 S., West Alexandria, OH 45381

dwallace@wai.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

Through Women in Aviation International (WAI), the Delta Air Lines Aviation Management Scholarship is granted for $5,000 annually to a deserving student enrolled in an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree program for aviation management.

Scholarship Criteria

Candidates must be full-time college students, have at least two semesters remaining, carry a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, have U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency, and write a 1,000-word career goals essay. Recipients also receive an expenses-paid trip to the Annual WIA Conference.

Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Contact

100 N. 20th St., 4th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

This annual scholarship was set up to honor Gerald “Jerry” Holland and will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen and wishes to attend an accredited college or university that offers an undergraduate four-year degree in Aviation Management or Aeronautical Management. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, and have completed a minimum of 75 hours of community service.

Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award

Scholarship Sponsor

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

Contact 1400 K St. NW., Suite 801, Washington, DC 20036 www.gama.aero

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award is presented annually by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into an aviation management, aircraft maintenance, airway science, or flight training program.

Scholarship Criteria

An applicant must: Be a current student at a U.S. high school, graduating in the spring of the year the scholarship is offered; Be accepted to and enrolling in an institution for an aviation-related degree program (e.g., flight training, aviation management, aerospace engineering, aviation maintenance); Have a 3.0 or higher grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Applicant must submit: The application form; The Essay Question response; A current high school transcript; and Letter(s) of recommendation.

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Avionics & Aircraft Electronics

Duncan Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

More than 20 years ago, the Duncan Family Trust set aside funding for the Karen K. Duncan Scholarship. This scholarships is awarded to the children of Duncan Aviation team members for use toward a post-secondary education.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Dutch & Ginger Arver Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for avionics or aircraft at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Field Aviation Co. Inc. Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact

3570 NE Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for avionics or aircraft at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Avionics & Aircraft Electronics

Garmin Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Garmin–Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying aviation/ aerospace.

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Johnny Davis Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Johnny Davis, President of Dallas Avionics in Dallas, Texas, who supported the general aviation industry for more than 30 years and served as an AEA Associate Board Member.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

L3Harris Technologies Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Sponsored by L3 Communications Systems – West, a division of L3 Technologies, Inc., in support of students pursuing degrees in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying aviation/ aerospace.

Lee Tarbox Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Given by Pacific Southwest Instruments.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Marshall Temple Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Marshall E. Temple, founder of Temple Electronics in Houston, Texas. Temple, a U.S. Navy veteran, started his business in 1973, which has been an AEA member ever since. This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying aviation/aerospace.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Pat Napolitano Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Technicians

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

Pat Napolitano, Fleet Support Representative and Staggerwing Pilot for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics was a respected employee and member of the aviation community. With more than 30 years of experience and over 4,500 hours of flight time, his passion for aircraft maintenance and flying was apparent to anyone who had the opportunity to meet him.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to all graduating seniors or current college students pursuing their Aviation Technician Certification.

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Avionics & Aircraft Electronics

Sporty’s Foundation Recreational Pilot Certificate for AEA Technicians

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

Sponsored by The Sporty’s Foundation, these scholarships are available to avionics technicians or avionics managers of an AEA Repair Station Member to use toward achieving their Recreational Pilot Certificate.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be: Employed for no less than one year as an avionics technician or avionics manager by an AEA Regular Member; Award money is to be used for achieving Recreational Pilot Certificate. The award money is not intended for use in achieving any other rating or certificate; Award money is to be used for flight training costs only; Award recipient must plan to pursue a Recreational Pilot Certificate within six months of receiving scholarship; Award money will be sent to repair station manager for disbursement.

Stone Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Universal Avionics Systems Corp. Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program. Applicants must have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

AAAE Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact

PO Box 2810, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

Applicants must be an ethnic diversity student (Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander) with a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship Criteria

Eligibility under this program is not based on AAAE membership. Recipients will be selected based on ethnic diversity, academic achievements and records, financial need, participation in school and community activities, and submission of a personal statement. Students may only receive a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship twice (does not have to be consecutive years).

AAAE Native American Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Contact

PO Box 2810, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500 each

Description

Available to Native American students enrolled in aviation programs regardless of AAAE affiliation

Scholarship Criteria

Must be enrolled full-time in an aviation/airport management program; Must have reached a junior class level or higher; Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or higher; Selection based on scholastic achievement, financial need and extracurricular/community activities; Must submit transcripts.

AIR T, INC. Aviation and Aerospace Minority Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor AIR T, INC.

Contact

5000 W 36th St., Ste. 200, Minneapolis, MN 55416 www.airt.net

Usual Deadline

Varies

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $12,000, [$3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for 4 years]

Description

One 4-year undergraduate college scholarship is awarded each year. The total monetary value is $12,000, with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years, provided that adequate academic standing is maintained 3.0 GPA.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants who have been enrolled in college must submit a copy of all college courses and course grades received to date, in addition to the application and required high school performance data.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Rene Matos Scholarship Program

Scholarship Sponsor

National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees

Contact PO Box 23276, Washington, DC 20026-3276

www.nhcfae.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

The Rene Matos Memorial Scholarship was established in the name of a very motivated and dedicated man, who epitomized the dream to succeed, while helping others along the way. Even from his humble beginnings as an air traffic controller in Puerto Rico, Rene displayed a talent and personality that could not be contained there. While he was in Puerto Rico, Matos never curbed his desire to advance in his career. Already gifted in what he did as a controller, Rene wanted to do more; not only for his own career, but for other Hispanics as well. He educated himself and eventually moved up in the ranks as a top manager at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in New Jersey. It was Rene’s drive, diligence, and determination that earned him that position.

Scholarship Criteria

Must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident, residing in the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicants must be accepted or attending an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applications received after the application deadline will NOT be accepted.

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CAE SimuFlite Citation Type Rating Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

CAE SimuFlite Training International (CAE) & University Aviation Association (UAA)

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

Four (4) Entry level Corporate Jet aircraft training Scholarships Awarded

Description

CAE, a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security and health care markets, will award up to four entry level corporate jet aircraft training scholarships in 2022. These scholarships will be awarded to four different students from, or recent graduates of, University Aviation Association member institutions. The aims of the scholarship are to: 1) Provide additional industry-based training opportunities for university aviation students. 2) To broaden the awareness of corporate aviation career paths among university aviation students. The scholarship will include initial training in an entry-level corporate jet (the type of aircraft subject to schedule availability) resulting in a type rating upon successful completion of the course. The applicant is responsible for all travel and housing related costs during the training.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be candidates for, or have received an aviation-related Baccalaureate Degree from a University Aviation Association member institution. Current students must graduate no later than May 2023, or must have graduated with a Baccalaureate Degree not more than two years before May 2023. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale overall cumulative grade point average. Applicants must possess a current 1st class medical, Commercial Pilot License with a multi-engine and instrument rating, and a Certified Flight Instructor rating with an instrument airplane endorsement. Applicants must have flown a minimum of 50 hours PIC or SIC within the previous 12 months. Applicants must have a minimum of 50 hours of multi-engine time. Applicants must be available for training during June, July, or August 2022 and must pay for their travel to CAE at DFW Airport, Texas, or another CAE facility, as needed. Recipients of this scholarship will be trained together as a crew of two on any entry-level corporate jet. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in corporate or business aviation by writing a 250-word essay on how this scholarship will fit into their plans to enter corporate/business aviation. This essay must demonstrate how the applicant will use the CAE SimuFlite Scholarship to pursue a flight-related career.

DeVore Freedom of Flight Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

The DeVore Freedom of Flight Scholarship offers college students an opportunity for initial flight training at schools with FAA Part 141 flight schools.

The Freedom of Flight Scholarship was established to honor Dr. DeVore for his contributions to aviation at the local and national levels. His interests have been in promoting aviation education for our youth and providing them with opportunities to enter into dynamic and rewarding careers in aviation. In September 2001, Dr. DeVore completed a solo flight in a single-engine aircraft that circumnavigated the contiguous 48 states; landing at 40 airports in 36 states to promote aviation scholarships.

Scholarship Criteria

Open to students entering as an undergraduate students in a collegiate aviation program; a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate program. Must be admitted, and must be enrolled at the time the award is dispersed, to a University Aviation Association member institution with a Part 141 approved program. Community college and university applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be admitted to, and undertaking, an aviation-related major. A minimum of 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale. Submit an essay, 250–750 words, demonstrating a love of aviation and a commitment to flight training. Extracurricular involvement/community involvement may be considered. A recommendation letter from a faculty member from a UAA member institution supporting the candidate’s application for this scholarship. Students entering a collegiate Part 141 program as a Freshman may use recommendation letters from other sources.

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Chuck Freeland Scholarship for Flight Training

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,500

Description

Named in memory of Chuck Freeland, former AEA Board Member and Secretary. This scholarship is available to employees of AEA member companies who plan to pursue a recreational or private pilot certificate.

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Rating Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Helicopter Association International (HAI)

Contact 1920 Ballenger Ave., 4th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.rotor.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to two (2) Scholarships Awarded Annually, valued at $5,000 each

Description

The HAI Commercial Helicopter Pilot Rating Scholarship is awarded annually to pilots who have their private licenses and are in the process of attaining a commercial helicopter rating.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be enrolled in a flight training program at an FAA-approved Part 141 school or international equivalent. Applicants must also hold at least a second-class or international-equivalent medical certificate.

Eugene S. Kropf Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053 www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $500

Description

The University Aviation Association annually awards a $500 scholarship to applicant who are enrolled in an aviation-related curriculum at a UAA member college or university, and have achieved sophomore status at the institution. The award will be made to U.S. Citizens without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to continue a college curriculum leading to a two-year, fouryear, or post-graduate degree in the field of aviation. Proof of enrollment must be provided prior to distribution of award. At the time of application, the applicant must be officially enrolled in a UAA member institution in an aviation-related program. Member must have completed 30 or more credit hours (or the equivalent for Sophomore status) at the UAA institution and must include the institution’s UAA number with the application. No exceptions to this criterion. Credits must have been completed and on your transcript at the time of application. Applicant must have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The completed application must be accompanied by a 250-word typed, double-spaced paper on “How Can I Improve Aviation Education.” Please be direct and focused on the topic.

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Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Frasca International, Inc. & University Aviation Association (UAA)

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053 www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1 ) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

The Frasca family established this scholarship through the University Aviation Association (UAA) in the name of their son, Joseph Frasca. Joseph excelled as an undergraduate aviation student earning a reputation as a dedicated and competent scholar. His tireless efforts to promote and support aviation resulted in significant worldwide contributions to the industry and his abilities as an aerobatic pilot and ambassador of aviation provided many hours of enjoyment to thousands of people. He was indefatigable in reaching the highest standards of performance and achievement in every challenge he faced.

Scholarship Criteria

Evidence of excellence in activities, studies, events, organizations, etc., related to aviation. Minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average. FAA certification/qualifications in either aviation maintenance or flight. Involvement in aviation activities, projects, events, etc.; which will demonstrate an interest and an enthusiasm for aviation. Must be a junior or senior, and currently enrolled in a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution. Completed application form, essay, and letter of reference, required.

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarships Scholarship

Sponsor

The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation

Contact PO Box 268, Marlton, NJ 08053 www.leroywhomerjr.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

LeRoy Homer Jr. was the first officer for United Airlines on Flight 93; which tragically crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001.

Scholarship Criteria

Young men and women, ages 16 to 23, may apply for these scholarships. Instruction will be completed at an approved local Cessna Pilot Training Center. The recipient must successfully complete all required ground training, including the FAA written exam, prior to commencing any flight training. All fees and expenses associated with the private pilot course instruction will be paid by the Foundation

Michelle North Scholarship for Safety Scholarship

Sponsor

Helicopter Association International (HAI)

Contact

1920 Ballenger Ave., 4th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.rotor.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

The scholarship pays the registration fee for the recipient to attend a safety management system (SMS) course

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be a pilot who holds an FAA commercial helicopter rating or an international-equivalent rating. Applicants must already be working the in helicopter industry, either in the safety or safety management field.

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Paul A. Whelan Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

University Aviation Association (UAA)

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053

www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

To provide financial support for men and women pursuing a future in aviation and/or space-related fields. The scholarship will provide opportunities to emerging aviation professionals to achieve their academic goals and contribute their talents to the aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

The student must be a U. S. Citizen and sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student. Must be enrolled at a University Aviation Association member institution in an aviation or space-related major. Community college and university applicants encouraged. Overall 3.0 GPA.

Piedmont Airlines Scholarship for Flight Training Scholarship Sponsor

Piedmont Airlines & University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact

8092 Memphis Ave., Millington, TN 38053 www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

To provide financial support for men and women pursuing a future in aviation. The scholarship will provide opportunities to emerging aviation professionals to achieve their academic goals and contribute their talents to the aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be a U.S. Resident, at least 18 years of age at the date of application, enrolled in a University Aviation Association member institution at the time of application, hold a current FAA private pilot certificate, and must be pursuing an instrument, multi-engine, or commercial pilot rating. Must be supported by an official recommendation letter from faculty. Preference given to Piedmont Cadet program members.

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

National Air Transportation Foundation (NATA)

Contact 818 Connecticut Ave., NW., Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006 www.nata.aero

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) established the Pioneers of Flight Scholarship Program in 1989 to offer financial assistance and encouragement to young people in the pursuit of academic excellence. By making scholarships available, NATF’s ultimate goal is to foster and promote careers in the general aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

College students, sophomore or junior year; Enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university; GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; Able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.

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Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

National Air Transportation Foundation (NATA)

Contact

818 Connecticut Ave., NW., Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006 www.nata.aero

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Scholarship Criteria

Be enrolled in an accredited college/university. Be enrolled in a flight program through the college/university with aspirations to become a professional pilot (general or commercial aviation). Have a private pilot’s license - a copy must be included in application packet. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Complete the official application.

RACCA SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship Sponsor

The Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA)

Contact 35 Hinckley Rd., Hyannis, MA 0260 www.raccaonline.org/scholarship

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

Eight (8) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500 each will be made to students pursuing a career in aviation as a Pilot or FAA aircraft Mechanic with Airframe and/or Powerplant ratings

Description

The RACCA Aviation Scholarship is established for the purpose of promoting and assisting aviation as a career choice and to make students aware of the opportunities in the Air Cargo Industry. This scholarship can be used to assist in the payment of tuition, flight training, or to obtain new or additional licenses.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants for the RACCA Scholarship must: Be a college student currently enrolled in an accredited aviation program. Be a citizen of the United States; Currently carry a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates will be considered without regard to race, gender, religion, disability, or national origin.

Sheltair and Avfuel: Continuing Education Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsor

Sheltair and Avfuel

Contact

47 W. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 www.avfuel.com

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

Six (6) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000 each

Description

The Sheltair and Avfuel: Will provide $30,000 in educational funds annually. Each year, the program will award six $5,000 scholarships across three categories: Two for learning to fly or advanced pilot ratings; Two for aviation technicians; and Two for continuing education. By splitting the scholarship funds across three key categories, Sheltair and Avfuel seek to support advancement throughout a broad scope of educational opportunities within business aviation.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate an interest in aviation education, particularly for coursework or flight lessons for students pursuing their private pilot certificate, adding a type rating, adding to their certificate with an ATP, completing a bachelor’s degree, working toward a CAM certification, or completing upset recovery training.

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Sheltair and Avfuel: Learning to Fly or Advanced Pilot Ratings Scholarship Sponsor

Sheltair and Avfuel

47 W. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

www.avfuel.com

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

Six (6) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000 each

Description

The Sheltair and Avfuel: Will provide $30,000 in educational funds annually. Each year, the program will award six $5,000 scholarships across three categories: Two for learning to fly or advanced pilot ratings; Two for aviation technicians; and Two for continuing education. By splitting the scholarship funds across three key categories, Sheltair and Avfuel seek to support advancement throughout a broad scope of educational opportunities within business aviation.

Funds in the learning to fly or advanced pilot ratings category can be used for coursework or flight lessons for students pursuing their private pilot certificate, adding a type rating (multi-engine, commercial or others), adding to their certificate with an ATP, completing a Bachelor’s Degree, working toward a CAM certification, or completing upset recovery training.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate an interest in aviation education, particularly for coursework or flight lessons for students pursuing their private pilot certificate, adding a type rating, adding to their certificate with an ATP, completing a Bachelor’s Degree, working toward a CAM certification, or completing upset recovery training.

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Sporty’s Foundation Recreational Pilot Certificate for AEA Technicians Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

Sponsored by The Sporty’s Foundation, these scholarships are available to avionics technicians or avionics managers of an AEA Repair Station Member to use toward achieving their Recreational Pilot Certificate.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be: Employed for no less than one year as an avionics technician or avionics manager by an AEA Regular Member; Award money is to be used for achieving Recreational Pilot Certificate. The award money is not intended for use in achieving any other rating or certificate; Award money is to be used for flight training costs only; Award recipient must plan to pursue a Recreational Pilot Certificate within six months of receiving scholarship; Award money will be sent to repair station manager for disbursement.

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) & University Aviation Association (UAA)

Contact

1200 Eighteenth St. NW., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20036 www.nbaa.org or www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Five (5) Scholarships Awarded annually, valued at $1,000 each

Description

Through the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, NBAA Charities annually awards a minimum of $1,000 to each of five undergraduates studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and University Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions. This scholarship is named for the late Janice K. Barden, who was active in the aviation community for decade. She served as chair of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Local Committee eight times, more than any other person in NBAA history. Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year, and checks will be made payable to the school. Awards will be made to U.S. citizens or permanent residents without regard to sex, race, religion, or national origin. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by the end of the academic year or risk forfeiture of the award.

Scholarship Criteria

Full-time undergraduate enrolled in aviation related curricula at an NBAA/UAA member school. Sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Completed application package consisting of an essay; resume; official transcript; and letter of recommendation.

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General Aviation

Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)

Contact 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC 20036 www.alpa.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

$12,000 Scholarship Awarded, with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years

Description

One 4-year undergraduate college scholarship is awarded each year. The total monetary value is $12,000 with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years, provided that adequate academic standing is maintained at a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants who have been enrolled in college must submit a copy of all college courses and course grades received to date in addition to the application and required high school performance data.

Costas Sivyllis ALPA Education Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)

Contact

1625 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC 20036 www.alpa.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

$12,000 Scholarship Awarded, with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years

Scholarship Criteria

Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in an aviation field and actively enrolled in a flight training course at one of the following colleges/universities: Arizona State University, Central Washington University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott, Arizona, Indiana State University, Lewis University, Louisiana Tech University, Oklahoma State University, Parks College of St. Louis University, Purdue University, Southern Illinois University, University of North Dakota, or Western Michigan University. Must be active in the ALPA education program at their university - e.g., ALPA ACE Club. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) or 3.5 (5.0 scale) GPA.

David Alan Quick Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Contact

100 N. 20th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $500

Description

Presented by EAA from an endowment established in memory of David Alan Quick, by the Quick Family Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be in their junior or senior year at an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in aerospace or aeronautical engineering. Applicants must be involved in school and community activities as well as aviation, and be an EAA member or be recommended by an EAA member.

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General Aviation

Contact

David Mineck Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

100 N. 20th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $500

Description

This endowed scholarship is awarded to a student annually to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of aerospace. This was created in memory of David William Mineck, by his family, friends, and associates. David was a passionate private pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, and a longtime member of EAA.

Scholarship Criteria

Must be an Experimental Aircraft Association member or recommended by an EAA member.

Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award Scholarship Sponsor

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

Contact

1400 K St. NW., Ste. 801, Washington, DC 20036 www.gama.aero

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award is presented annually by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into an aviation management, aircraft maintenance, airway science, or flight training program.

Scholarship Criteria

An applicant must: Be a current student at a U.S. high school, graduating in the spring of the year the scholarship is offered; Be accepted to and enrolling in an institution for an aviation-related degree program (e.g., flight training, aviation management, aerospace engineering, aviation maintenance); Have a 3.0 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Applicant must submit: The application form; The essay question response; A current high school transcript; and Letter(s) of Recommendation.

Gene Baker Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for any field of study at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only. The scholarship is in memory of Gene Baker, the first Executive Director of the Aircraft Electronics Association.

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H.P. “Bud” Milligan Aviation Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Contact

100 N. 20th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to $5,000 Scholarship Awarded annually, non-renewable

Description

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in an aviation program at a college, technical school, or aviation academy. Students must be recommended by a current Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Inc. member or be a current, active member of the EAA in order to receive this scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria

Must be Experimental Aircraft Association member or recommended by EAA member.

Jack Burnham Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Contact

100 N. 20th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to $5,000 Scholarship Awarded annually, non-renewable

Description

The Jack Burnham Scholarship is available for U.S. students who plan to pursue a career in aviation. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students who live in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be a Experimental Aircraft Association member or recommended by an EAA member. Scholarship awarded to a student pursuing training leading to professional aviation occupation. Awards dependent on funding. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Jim Cook Honorary Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 Scholarship Criteria

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for any field of study at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only. The scholarship honors Jim Cook, the first Chairman of the AEA Educational Foundation.

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General Aviation

Contact

Lawrence C. Fortier Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

225 Reinekers Ln., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 www.atca.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000-$10,000

Description

Students enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an aviation related course of study.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university and planning to continue enrollment the following year. Coursework leads to a Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree. Attendance is equal to at least half-time (6 semester hours or the equivalent). Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed before graduation. Two letters of recommendation in support of the applicant for the ATCA Scholarship Program.

Payzer Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Contact

100 N. 20th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.eaa.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

EAA presents in endowment scholarship from the Payzer Family to an individual accepted or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or post-secondary school with an emphasis on technical information. The scholarship will be awarded to a person who is seeking a major and declares an intention to pursue a professional career in engineering, mathematics, or the physical or biological sciences.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be a Experimental Aircraft Association member or recommended by an EAA member. Awarded to a student pursuing training leading to professional aviation occupation. The award is dependent on available funding.

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

Contact 818 Connecticut Ave., NW Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006 www.nata.aero

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATA) established the Pioneers of Flight Scholarship Program in 1989 to offer financial assistance and encouragement to young people in the pursuit of academic excellence. By making scholarships available, NATF’s ultimate goal is to foster and promote careers in the general aviation industry.

Scholarship Criteria

College students, sophomore, or junior year; Enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university; GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; Able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.

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Regional Airline Association Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Regional Airline Association (RAA)

Contact

1201 15th St. NW, Ste. 430, Washington, DC 20005 www.raa.org or cravez@raa.org

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

Three (3) Scholarships Awarded annually, valued at $4,000 each

Purpose

The primary purpose of the Regional Airline Association Scholarship is to assist with the education of individuals who are studying for a career in the airline industry by providing financial support.

Scholarship Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship: Applicants must be officially enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program leading to a career in the airline industry at the time of application and award. Applicants will be considered from other programs/majors, if the applicant’s goal of a career in airline management can be demonstrated through work experience or the personal essay; Applicants must possess a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. A transcript reflecting grades through the previous academic year at high school, college or university must accompany the application. Because of the application deadline, applicants may submit transcripts through fall or winter term 2021/2022; A resume outlining the applicants work experience, extracurricular and/or community activities; A career essay, up to 350 words, describing the applicant’s interests in the airline industry; A faculty recommendation must accompany the application; Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Scholarship Requirements

The following criteria are used for the ranking of applicants for the RAA Scholarship: Demonstrated scholastic achievement; Demonstrated work experience, including extracurricular or community activities; Strength of faculty recommendation; and Strength of applicant’s career essay (350 words or less).

Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Sponsor

American Helicopter Society (AHS)

Contact

217 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 www.vtol.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 up to $6,000

Description

Each year, Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarships are awarded to college students demonstrating an interest in pursuing engineering related careers in Vertical Flight Technology. The Foundation scholarship awards are made possible solely by tax deductible donations that have been established and contributed to an endowment.

Scholarship Criteria

A student does not need to be a member of the Vertical Flight Society, but we encourage you to explore the many benefits student membership can provide. High school students are not eligible. At the time of application (February 2022) applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in a relevant engineering degree program at an accredited university. Technical disciplines relevant to complex aeronautics engineering or aviation systems, even if not considered, vertical lift engineering will receive equal consideration. A student can receive an award once an Undergraduate, once a Master’s student, and once a Graduate student. In order to qualify for consideration of the scholarship, an applicant must demonstrate a detailed interest and appreciation on the importance of affordability and how it might be improved within the Vertical Flight community. Affordability information should be highlighted via an applicant’s narrative and resume.

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General Aviation

Contact

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) & University Aviation Association (UAA)

1200 Eighteenth St. NW., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20036 www.nbaa.org or www.uaa.aero

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Five (5) Scholarships Awarded annually, valued at $1,000 each

Description

Through the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, NBAA Charities annually awards a minimum of $1,000 to each of five undergraduates studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and University Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions. This scholarship is named for the late Janice K. Barden, who was active in the aviation community for decade. She served as chair of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Local Committee eight times, more than any other person in NBAA history. Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year, and checks will be made payable to the school. Awards will be made to U.S. citizens or permanent residents without regard to sex, race, religion, or national origin. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by the end of the academic year or risk forfeiture of the award.

Scholarship Criteria

Full-time undergraduate enrolled in aviation related curricula at an NBAA/UAA member school. Sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Completed application package consisting of an essay; resume; official transcript; and letter of recommendation.

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Aviation Council of Pennsylvania Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aviation Council of Pennsylvania (ACP)

Contact

3111 Arcadia Ave., Allentown, PA 18103 www.acpfly.com

Usual Deadline

July

Amount(s) Awarded

Three (3) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

Sponsored by the Aviation Council of Pennsylvania Awards for Pennsylvania residents are available in the following categories: Aviation Technology, Aviation Management, and Aviation Pilot

Scholarship Criteria

Three (3) scholarships are awarded each year to individuals in the Aviation Technology, Aviation Management, and Aviation Pilot fields; and applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania, but can attend school outside Pennsylvania.

Blackwell-Walker Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Spaceport 99s

Contact

2289 Cox Rd., Cocoa, FL 32926 www.spaceport99s.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Description

This scholarship is to assist a woman towards a career in the aviation field by providing $1,500 towards flight training. The money can be used towards any rating or certificate, except Private Pilot. Also included will be a 1 year membership in the Ninety-Nines.

Scholarship Criteria

To be eligible, you must be: female; at least 18 years old; at least a Private Pilot; living in, or be a permanent resident of The 99s South east Section; in financial need and; must have a desire to make the field of aviation your career. (The 99s Southeast Section includes FL, GA, NC, SC, AL, MS, LA & TN.)

Bob Ellis Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact

4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $500

Description

A war hero and pioneer aviator, Bob Ellis’s passion for aviation was equaled only by his commitment to Southeast Alaska. From making history in amphibious airplanes, to creating an airline that ultimately became what we know as Alaska Airlines, to becoming Ketchikan’s town mayor and two-term Territorial Legislature Senator. Bob’s enthusiasm for aviation in the Southeast is carried on by the Alaska Airmen by their awarding a $500 scholarship to a Southeastern Alaskan Resident.

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Bob Stuart Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Missouri Airport Managers Association (MAMA) and Missouri State Aviation Council (MoSAC)

Contact PO Box 681118, Kansas City, MO 64150

www.mama-mosac.com

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

MoSAC and MAMA jointly award a scholarship annually to applicants who are enrolled in an aviation-related curriculum at a U.S. college or university. Awards will be made to U.S. Citizens without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must: Be a U.S. Citizen attending a school in the U.S; Must be enrolled in or plan to continue a college curriculum leading to a degree in the field of aviation; Have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; and Submit a 300 word (typed, doublespaced) paper on “Why I Wish to Pursue a Career in Aviation”; Submit an official transcript with an application. Scholarships are not based on endowment and are sometimes not awarded.

Christian D. Bohrer Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact 4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Christian was a successful, young flight instructor who always looked to share his passion for aviation in Alaska’s community. Christian was a natural teacher with a constant focus on “safety first.” Christian passed away in 2016, at age 20; when the aircraft he was a passenger in was brought down by a bird strike. Christian’s passion and aviation spirit will live on through the Alaska Airmen’s Association by their awarding a $2,500 scholarship in Christian’s honor; continuing to help Alaska residents pursue their dream of becoming a professional pilot.

Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association

Contact 3379 Mill Vista Rd., Unit 4303, Platteville, CO 80651 www.coagav.org

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

The Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association Scholarship is awarded annually. Any persons submitting a resume application to the Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association will be eligible for this award. Candidates should demonstrate a genuine interest in agricultural areas such as agronomy, research, or ag- law that promotes or supports the Agricultural Aviation Industry. Non-traditional students are also encouraged to apply. Although not required, letters of recommendation will be accepted along with the resume application.

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Dan Meisinger Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

National Air Transportation Foundation (NATA)

Contact

818 Connecticut Ave., NW. Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006

www.nata.aero

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

The DanMeisinger Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship was established in the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in aviation spanned 63 years. He was founder of Executive Beechcraft, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and was twice named Beech Aircraft’s Man of the Year. This fund’s purpose is to provide an annual flight training scholarship to a qualified individual.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants of the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship must be: A college student currently enrolled in an aviation program; A high academic achiever with a “B” average or better; Recommended by an aviation professional, although direct applications are acceptable; Residents of Kansas, Missouri, or Illinois, will be given preference.

Darlene Kelly Advanced Certificate/Rating Flight Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact

8690 Aero Dr. #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

August

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Scholarship Criteria

One (1) $2,000 scholarship is awarded to help fund training for Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificate. Applicant must be a member of the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines; Have a current medical; and Have a Private Pilot License. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, New Jersey Chapter

Contact

1338 Wood Valley Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092 www.nj99.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

The New Jersey Chapter of the Ninety-Nines awards the Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship to pilots, or student pilots, who are pursuing flight training in New Jersey. The Scholarship is awarded in recognition of an earnest desire to further aviation achievements. Applicants must submit a completed application form and other documentation as described in the application instructions.

Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship is open to both men and women. Must be at least a student pilot or pilot who is trying to further their aviation goals, attain a PPL or additional ratings. Training must be in New Jersey.

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Dottie Sanders Memorial Flight Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

8690 Aero Dr., #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123

www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) $1,000 award to help fund flight training

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be female; Reside in San Diego, Riverside, Orange, or Imperial counties OR be a member of any chapter of the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines; PPL applicants must have passed the written section and soloed; If for an advanced rating/certificate, applicant must have Private certificate. Funds may be used to help fund Private Pilot training or if a certified pilot applicant, may be used to fund training for the Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificates. There is a 90 day limit to apply funds towards training.

Emily Howell Warner Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Colorado Pilots Association

Contact

PO Box 20091, Denver, Colorado 80220

www.coloradopilots.org

Usual Deadline

August

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

The Colorado Pilots Association (CPA) may grant a flight training scholarship in memory of Emily Howell Warner to one Colorado woman for an advanced rating. This would include an Instrument rating, Commercial Certificate or Multi-Engine Rating. The program is funded primarily from donations by individual members and revenues derived from the CPA’s nationally recognized Mountain Flying Ground School.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship will be awarded to a Colorado woman pursuing her rating/certificate at a recognized Colorado FAR Part 61/141 flight school. A letter of recommendation from the flight school, including a statement of enrollment in a formal course leading to the appropriate certificate is required.

Fran Sargent Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Florida Goldcoast Chapter

Contact PO Box 1308, Stuart, FL 34995

www.flgoldcoast99s.org

Usual Deadline

September

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

We are offering two $3,000 scholarships to any woman with at least a Private Pilot certificate who is a resident of Florida, or currently enrolled in an aviation training program in Florida.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have an Instrument Rating and able to attend the ground school and SIM training.

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Fullerton Chapter 99s Sylvia Paoli Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact

8690 Aero Dr. #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,974

Description

The Fullerton Chapter of the Ninety-Nines is partnering with the San Diego Chapter to give this award. The application process will utilize the Darlene Kelly Advanced Certificate/Rating Flight Training Scholarship process; and two winners will be chosen; One for the SD 99s award, and another will receive a $1,974 award - the Paoli Scholarship, in honor of Sylvia Paoli.

Scholarship Criteria

Each award may be used to help fund training for the Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificate. Applicants must: Be a Southwest Section Ninety-Nine (CA, AZ, NV, UT, HI); Have a current medical; Have a private pilot certificate.

Joe Stancil Jr. Flight Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact

4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Description

For would-be pilots looking towards aviation as a life goal and not a career, the Alaska Airmen partner with Joe Stancil Jr. to award a $3,000 private pilot scholarship. This scholarship is open to all Alaska residents who are in pursuit of their Private Pilot License and are planning to fly in Alaska. This includes building hours in the cockpit toward their Private Pilot License. Proof of ground school participation via a letter from an instructor or course transcripts, and CFI letters of recommendation are required.

John P. Culhane Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact

4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA

www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant intends to use their training to work in Alaska. Enrolled in an aviation related program with an accredited college, university, trade school, approved training center (Part 61, Part 141), or in current training with a Certified Flight Instructor or A & P Mechanic. High school seniors with intentions of attending an accredited aviation related program. Attended school in Alaska, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

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Marian R. DeLano Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

8690 Aero Dr., #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123

www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) $1,500 award to help fund flight training

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be female; Have solo sign-off AND written test passed for a Private Pilot License; be a member of a 99s chapter in the Ninety-Nines “Southwest Section” (CA, AZ, NV, UT, HI). The scholarship is good for one rating or certificate only. Air Transport Rating is not eligible. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

Monterey Bay Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Monterey Bay Chapter

Contact

140 Dovewood Ln., Aptos, CA 95003 www.montereybay99s.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Scholarship Criteria

The student applicant must be in good health and not dependent on medication or have any other disqualifying condition. The applicant must live in Santa Cruz or Monterey County. The applicant must be a licensed pilot, she must have completed any necessary written exams, and have a current flight review.

Nancy K. Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Greater Seattle Chapter

Contact

20918 9th Ave. S., Des Moines, WA 98198 www.seattle99s.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

A scholarship in Nancy’s memory is awarded yearly to a student pilot with a minimum of 6 hours flight time logged. It is to be used toward completion of Private Pilot Certificate; including flight and simulator training, ground school, and test fees. Applicants must be a female resident of Western Washington, and 15 years of age or older. Must: Be a member of The Ninety-Nines; Be enrolled in a recognized ground school; Possess current medical and student pilot certificates; Provide anticipated written exam date.

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Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact

8690 Aero Dr. #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) $1,000 award to help fund flight training

Description

Nancy Miller Livingston Stratford flew 50 different aircraft in World War II and went on to accumulate some 8,500 hours. At age 23, she was one of the first American women to become a ferry pilot for the British Air Transport Auxiliary. After WWII, Nancy earned her seaplane and helicopter wings, and owned Livingston Helicopters in Alaska. She was the second licensed woman commercial helicopter pilot in the United States.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must be female; reside in San Diego County; have a current student medical for PPL award; and a passing score on written test OR completed a solo flight. Funds may be used to help fund Private Pilot training. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

National Aviation Academy (NAA)

Contact

130 Baker Ave Ext., Concord, MA 01742 www.naa.edu

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to twenty (20) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Scholarship Criteria

Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 to apply. Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee, or Sarasota County in Florida, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in Massachusetts. Must have an overall 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.

Northwest Section Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Northwest Chapter

Contact www.nw99s.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

The Northwest Section Scholarship fund was created in 2013, from funds that the Section held in investment accounts. The scholarship is awarded annually for $1,000. Examples are flight review, emergency maneuver training, ground school, components of student pilot training, floatplane rating, instrument proficiency check, or tailwheel instruction. Scholarship monies can be applied toward aviation expenses greater than $1,000, such as an additional rating or course of study, if the applicant clearly states there are sufficient funds from other sources to complete her training.

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Contact

NY-NJ Section Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, New Jersey Chapter

1338 Wood Valley Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092 www.nj99.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Description

NY-NJ Section Scholarship will be awarded to a female pilot or female student pilot in recognition of her earnest desire to further her aviation achievements.

Scholarship Criteria

Any female pilot or female student pilot who has been a continuous member of the NY-NJ Section and who is training in NY or NJ is eligible to apply for the NY-NJ Section Scholarship. Apply by completing the scholarship application form and including all the required documentation; submit a personal essay; and submit a letter of recommendation to your Chapter Chair.

Pratt & Whitney Scholars Program to Benefit UConn Engineering Students

Scholarship Sponsor

Pratt & Whitney

Contact

400 Main St., East Hartford, CT 06118 www.newsroom.prattwhitney.com

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to Five (5) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $10,000 each for 4-years.

Description

This new program builds upon more than 30 years of support that Pratt & Whitney, and parent company Raytheon Technologies, have invested in diversity programs at UConn; including the decades-long BRIDGE program: a five-week summer residential program designed to help women and underrepresented minorities entering their freshman year at UConn Engineering. The Scholars Program, a scholarship designed for underrepresented minorities, will provideup to five students with $10,000 per year for four years; a summer internship opportunity at Pratt & Whitney after their sophomore year; a senior design project sponsored by Pratt & Whitney during their senior year; and professional development and mentorship opportunities.

Private Pilot Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Colorado Pilots Association

Contact PO Box 20091, Denver, Colorado 80220 www.coloradopilots.org

Usual Deadline

August

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) or more Scholarships Awarded, valued up to $2,500 each

Description

The Colorado Pilots Association (CPA) may grant a flight training scholarship to one or more Colorado residents each year aged 16 - 22. The CPA recognizes an interest in learning to fly among our younger population is essential to the health and growth of the pilot group within the state.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship will be awarded to a Colorado resident between the ages of 16 and 22, pursuing a Private Pilot certificate at a recognized Colorado FAR Part 61/141 flight school. Applicants must have soloed to be eligible. A letter of recommendation from both the CFI, and flight school; to include a statement of enrollment in a formal course leading to a Private Pilot certificate, and achievement of solo flight is required.

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Reno Air Racing Association Flight Training Scholarship (FTS) Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Ventura County Chapter

14501 Mt. Anderson St., Reno, NV 89506 airrace.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1), up to Ten(10), Scholarships Awarded to fund Private Pilot flight training, valued up $10,000 each

Description

Supported by a grant from the Ray Foundation, Inc. The program will provide up to ten scholarships initially to students. The scholarship will be awarded in two parts; the first phase will fund the student up through their first solo flight, and the balance will be awarded once the solo and FAA written exam have been successfully completed. The student can then complete the requirements and final FAA check-ride to achieve their Private Pilot’s License.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be 16 to 22 years old; located in the Reno, Sparks, Carson City, or Fallon, Nevada areas; be a U.S. Citizen; read, write, and speak English; be able to obtain a third class medical; have a 2.75 or higher GPA; and have had a successful discovery flight of at least 30 minutes in a general aviation aircraft. Applicants who have passed the private pilot written exam will be given priority. The deadline to submit your application is January 31. Applicants who are being considered for the scholarship will be contacted for an interview before February 15. Winners will be contacted by March 15.

The scholarship will be awarded in two parts; the first phase will fund the student up through their first solo flight, and the balance will be awarded once the solo and FAA written exam have been successfully completed. The student can then complete the requirements and final FAA check-ride to achieve their private pilot’s license.

About the STIHL National Championship Air Races

The STIHL National Championship Air Races are held every September just north of Reno by the Reno Air Racing Association, a 501(c) (3). The event has become an institution for Northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts from around the world with seven racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civilian flight demonstrations. Independent economic impact studies show that the event generates as much as $100 million annually for the local economy. For more information on the National Championship Air Races, visit AirRace.org.

Susan Liebeler Female Student Pilot Milestone Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Ventura County Chapter

Contact scholarships@vc99s.org

www.vc99s.com

Usual Deadline

November and May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must: Be a female over the age of 17. Living/working in Ventura County or training at a Ventura County airport (CMA, OXR, SZP or NTD). A minimum of 5 flight hours within 90 days preceding the award application deadline. Two hours may be in an Advanced Aviation.

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Graduate School

AAAA Graduate Scholarships Scholarship

Sponsor

Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)

Contact 755 Main St., Ste. 4D, Monroe, CT 06468 www.quad-a.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

The AAAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation established to render financial assistance for the college level education of members and relatives of the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc.

Scholarship Criteria

Annual awards for undergraduate and graduate students, who are Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. (AAAA) members or their spouses, unmarried siblings, unmarried children, and unmarried grandchildren of current and deceased members. Some awards are reserved for enlisted, warrant officer, company grade, and Department of the Army civilian members. AAAA member must have at least a one-year membership by the time of application.

Colonel Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible through a generous endowment from the Spencer estate. It provides funds to United States Air Force personnel (officer or enlisted, Air Force civilian, full-time National Guard and full-time Reserve) to pursue graduate level education in management and administration fields in preparation for senior level leadership role.

Scholarship Criteria

One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander; which includes a character reference, a description of your performance and an assessment of your potential as an Air Force leader and volunteer. Proof of enrollement or acceptance into a Master’s program at an accredited college or university. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent) is required. An essay, no greater than 600 words describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.

Guidance, Navigation and Control Graduate Award Scholarship

Sponsor

American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics (AIAA)

Contact

12700 Sunrise Valley Dr., Ste. 200, Reston, VA 20191-5807 www.aiaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Scholarship Criteria

Must be a current AIAA student member in good standing, and completed at least one academic semester of full-time college work. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the U.S., and must be studying a field to enter the Astronautics industry.

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William T. Piper, Sr. General Aviation Systems Graduate Award Scholarship Sponsor American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics (AIAA)

Contact

12700 Sunrise Valley Dr., Ste. 200, Reston, VA 20191-5807

www.aiaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500 ($1,000 award, plus $500 stipend, to attend the AIAA AVIATION Forum)

Description

Through its annual graduate scholarship program, the AIAA Foundation presents awards to graduate students doing excellent research in the air and space sciences. This scholarship was sponsored by the AIAA General Aviation Systems Technical Committee in honor of William T. Piper, Sr. (1881-1970); who founded Piper Aircraft Corporation. Official recognition and presentation of the check to the recipient will be made in conjunction with the Awards Presentation Ceremony at the AIAA Aviation Forum. In addition, the AIAA Foundation will present the recipient with a special recognition plaque in honor of this award.

To help support promising future aerospace professionals, the AIAA Foundation annually awards financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students in science or engineering programs related to aerospace. The William T. Piper, Sr. General Aviation Systems Graduate Award is for graduate students who are researching in areas related to general aviation aircraft.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be current AIAA student members in good standing. Students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. and have completed at least one academic quarter of full-time graduate level coursework. A minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher. Applicants must be researching a topic related to general aviation aircraft.

Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards

Scholarship Sponsor

Zonta International Foundation (ZIF)

Contact

1200 Harger Rd., Ste. 330, Oak Brook, IL 60523

www.zonta.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $10,000

Description

Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree, who demonstrate a superior academic record conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences are eligible. It is imperative that students be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program and have completed at least one year of that program, or have received a master’s degree in an aerospace-applied field at the time the application is submitted. Applicants must not graduate from their Ph.D. or doctoral program before April 2023. Please note that post-doctoral research programs are not eligible for the Fellowship. Classified members (club members and individuals with direct membership with Zonta International) and employees of Zonta International and the Zonta Foundation for Women, and their family members (ancestors, descendants, adoptees, siblings, nieces or cousins, and those of their spouse or cohabiting partner), are not eligible to apply for the Fellowship. Note that previous Amelia Earhart Fellows are not eligible to apply to renew the Fellowship for a second year.

Scholarship Criteria

Must not be attending high school currently. Restricted to students studying Aviation/Aerospace, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Earth Science, or Mechanical Engineering.

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High School

Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Recruiting Service (AFRS)

Contact Milton, FL 32572

www.aimhighflightacademy.com

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

AHFA is a robust 3 week Flight Academy structured to ensure students learn everything necessary to achieve up to 15 flight hours and potentially complete their first solo flight by the conclusion of the academy.

Description

Students must complete the application online at aimhighflightacademy.com, and have parental/legal guardian signed approval (if under 18). Please follow the detailed application instructions on aimhighflightacademy.com. Additionally, students must have an endorsement from their high school principal or counselor, verifying they’re an enrolled student, their GPA, and are in good standing as well as an endorsement from a nominating organization. Lastly, applicants must have a “strong” interest in aviation and a “never-quit” attitude. Applicants must fill out basic applicant information on aimhighflightacademy.com, and attach their signed nominations to their application entry. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must: Be between the ages of 16 and 23; Be a full-time student in High School, College, or an enlisted member of any service enrolled in school full-time; Understand they are volunteering for a scholarship to a public flight school contracted by the United States Air Force. College applicants must be currently enrolled in AFROTC or the United States Air Force Academy to be qualified. There is no military service commitment or obligation, nor does program completion justify acceptance to military service. Applicants must be at least 16 years old by 1, June, 2022, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) to submit a package or be nominated. To accomplish this, applicants must include a rotation of 3 segments every day; which include flight simulator time, academic classroom time (white board and lecture lesson style), and flight time. The students will be assigned into flights and be assigned a wingman within that flight, to study and fly with throughout their time during the program. When students aren’t in structured flight time, the additional hours of the day will be filled with mentorship with their flight commanders and other staff, studying to prepare for the next day, character development, and supplemental “tips and tricks”. Tips and tricks include chair flying, Emergency Procedure practice, and how to conduct “stand ups” to name a few. (Stand ups are the daily briefs conducted by aviators to inform members about daily weather, any NOTAMs, and can include an EP and other relevant information.)

Contact

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Duncan Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA

)

More than 20 years ago, the Duncan Family Trust set aside funding for the Duncan Scholarship. This program awards scholarships to the children of Duncan Aviation team members for use toward a post-secondary education.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Dutch & Ginger Arver Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Field Aviation Co. Inc. Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Flying Musicians Association Solo Program Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Flying Musicians Association (FMA)

Contact PO Box 357, Mount Mourne, NC 28123 www.flyingmusicians.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) recognizes the correlation between hard work and skill required by both learning to fly and learning music — practice, precision, working with others, multi-tasking, and ultimately performance. The program has averaged 2+ scholarships per year in the first six years, while welcoming over two hundred new student members into the FMA network.

Scholarship Criteria

Candidates must be a junior or senior high school music student, with a passion for music and aviation. All nominees will receive a sponsored FMA student membership, including an FMA shirt, and other items donated by FMA members and sponsors. Those who remain engaged in the FMA network are also aided in many ways.

Garmin Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Garmin–Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

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Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Available to a high school, college, or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants require a minimum 2.5 GPA; Must study full-time; Must be a U.S. Citizen; Restricted to students studying Aviation/ Aerospace programs.

Johnny Davis Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Johnny Davis, President of Dallas Avionics, in Dallas, Texas. Johnny Davis supported the general aviation industry for more than 30 years, and served as an AEA Associate Board Member.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Lee Tarbox Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Given by Pacific Southwest Instruments.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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High School

Marshall Temple Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Marshall E. Temple, founder of Temple Electronics in Houston, Texas. Temple, a U.S. Navy veteran, started his business in 1973. Marshall Temple has been an AEA member ever since. This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have minimum 2.5 GPA required. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying aviation/ aerospace.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Navigate Your Future Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

Contact

818 Connecticut Ave. NW., Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006 www.nata.aero

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

The Navigate Your Future Scholarship is offered to a high school graduate continuing his or her education in the aviation industry. By making scholarships available, NATA’s goal is to foster and promote careers in the general aviation industry. The Navigate Your Future Scholarship is to be used for one year of full-time undergraduate study. One award will be granted each year.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants of the Navigate Your Future Scholarship must: Be a senior in high school, planning a career in the general aviation field; Be enrolled or accepted into an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university; Submit the letter of acceptance from the college or university; Be able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.

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Stone Foundation Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Universal Avionics Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program. Applicants must have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Dr. Sydell Perlmutter Gold Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible by a generous contribution from Dr. Ted Gold in memory of his wife, Dr. Sydell Gold. Sydell was a pioneer for women in math and science, earning her Ph.D. in Theoretical Mathematics in 1973; when she was already the mother of three.

Scholarship Criteria

Female graduating high school seniors who have excelled in mathematics. Accepted into an accredited four-year college or university. Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field. Dependents of currently serving, retired, or deceased Air Force members.

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International Operators Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

1200 Eighteenth St. NW., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20036-2527

www.nbaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at Educational or training costs up to $9,000

Description

The NBAA International Operators Committee is dedicated to promoting education and training as a means for individuals to enhance their safety knowledge and professionalism. To further this objective, NBAA Charities offers the International Operators Scholarship to benefit business aviation professionals engaged in international operations.

Scholarship Criteria

Individuals entering the business aviation industry or current aviation professionals seeking to expand their career in international operations. Must be 18 years or older. Submit a application, an essay, and at least one signed letter of recommendation.

Scholarship recipients must complete all professional/educational training by March 2024, or risk forfeit of the award. Funds awarded through this program will be paid directly to the recipient for reimbursement of expenses associated with the designated education and/or training classes, except in the case of full-time students, when payments will be made directly to the school.

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Mechanic (A&P)

Choose Aerospace Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Choose Aerospace

Contact PO Box 234, Jenks, OK 74037 www.chooseaerospace.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at (2) $2,500

Description

The non-profit organization, managed by the Aviation Technician Education Council, is in its third award season. This year’s donors include Aeronautical Repair Station Association, Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA), Nida Corporation, AVOTEK, Aircraft Technical Book Company, Snap-On Tools, and CertTEC. Newcomers this year are AAR Corp with cash awards, Sonic Tools with a tool set, and Northrop Rice Foundation with testing vouchers.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be an aviation maintenance school, student, or instructor. School membership in the Aviation Technician Education Council is not required, but will be a consideration for the review committee when selecting award recipients.

Don And Carol Bedford Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact 4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Don and Carol Bedford were a team. Don had earned his Airframe and Power License and was well on the way to a degree in aeronautical engineering, when he felt impelled to join the workforce at Lockheed Aircraft at the outbreak of WWII. Don later joined the Army Air Corps where he eventually joined the Aviation Cadet program. He was transitioning to fighters when the war ended. He returned to Lockheed where he rubbed shoulders with the likes of Tony LeVere, Howard Hughes, and worked on the P-80 program. In 1947, Don took a job with Alaska Coastal Airlines in Juneau. He stayed through a series of mergers, to retire from Alaska Airlines in 1993. Carol was from the Chicago area where she attended business school. She traveled to Alaska on a whim, and took a job at Alaska Airlines where the two met. Don was one of the first authorized inspectors in Southeast Alaska, an area where he remained active throughout the rest of his life.

Duncan Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

More than 20 years ago, the Duncan Family Trust set aside funding for the Duncan Scholarship. This program awards scholarships to the children of Duncan Aviation team members for use toward a post-secondary education.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend, or is attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Dutch & Ginger Arver Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for avionics or aircraft at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award

Scholarship Sponsor

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

Contact

1400 K St NW, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20036 www.gama.aero

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award is presented annually by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into an aviation management, aircraft maintenance, airway science, or flight training program.

Scholarship Criteria

An applicant must: Be a current student at a U.S. high school, graduating in the spring of the year the scholarship is offered; Be accepted to and enrolling in an institution for an aviation-related degree program (e.g., flight training, aviation management, aerospace engineering, and aviation maintenance); Have a 3.0 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Applicant must submit: The application form; The essay question response; A current high school transcript; and letter(s) of recommendation.

F. Atlee Dodge Maintenance Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Alaska Airmen’s Association (AAA)

Contact 4200 Floatplane Dr., Anchorage, AK 99502 USA

www.alaskaairmen.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Atlee Dodge is a well know name to every Alaskan Aviator. His knowledge of the inner workings of Alaskan Bush planes is unsurpassed and his improvements for all things Super Cub are felt and appreciated to this day. The Alaska Airmen are proud to continue on his journey of airplane advancements by providing $2,500 for a student looking toward Aircraft Maintenance as a career.

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Field Aviation Co. Inc. Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Open to all AEA members, their children, grandchildren or dependents. This scholarship may be used for avionics or aircraft at an accredited college or university and will be applied toward tuition only.

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school, in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Garmin Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Description

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school, in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Garmin–Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Available to a high school, college or vocational/technical school student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start the application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

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Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Available to a high school, college or vocational/technical school student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have minimum 2.5 GPA required. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying aviation/ aerospace.

Johnny Davis Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Johnny Davis, President of Dallas Avionics in Dallas, Texas. Davis supported the general aviation industry for more than 30 years and served as an AEA Associate Board Member.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Lee Tarbox Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

Given by Pacific Southwest Instruments.

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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Maintenance Technician Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Helicopter Association International (HAI)

Contact 1920 Ballenger Ave., 4th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22304 www.rotor.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to Two (2) Scholarships Awarded toward the cost of your aviation maintenance certificate, valued at $2,500

Description

The HAI Maintenance Technician Certificate Scholarship is awarded each year to up to two students studying to become aviation maintenance technicians. In addition, scholarship recipients receive: A complimentary one-year membership in HAI, the trade association for the international helicopter industry. A complimentary full registration for the scholarship recipient and a guest to HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 (hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the scholarship winner and guest). A subscription to ROTOR magazine and ROTOR Daily.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be enrolled in a maintenance technician certificate program at an FAA-approved Part 147 school or international equivalent.

Marshall Temple Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Named in memory of Marshall E. Temple, founder of Temple Electronics in Houston, Texas. Temple, a U.S. Navy veteran, started his business in 1973, which has been an AEA member ever since. This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have minimum 2.5 GPA required. Must study full-time. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Restricted to students studying Aviation/ Aerospace.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

This scholarship is available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

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National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

National Aviation Academy (NAA)

Contact 130 Baker Ave Ext., Concord, MA 01742

www.naa.edu

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Up to twenty (20) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 each

Description

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship, named for the first aviation mechanic, has been established to recognize and encourage students who wish to pursue careers in aviation maintenance, as well as promote the future of aviation and, more specifically, highly-trained airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics.

Scholarship Criteria

Must have earned your high school diploma or GED in the Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 to apply. Must reside in, or have graduated from, a high school in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee, or Sarasota County in Florida, or Middlesex, Worcester, Essex, or Bristol County in Massachusetts. Must have an overall 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) or GED test score of 660 or greater.

Stone Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

Available to a high school senior or college student, who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start your application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

Universal Avionics Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

Contact 3570 NE. Ralph Powell Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 www.aea.net

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Scholarship Criteria

Available to a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program. Applicants must have a scanned file of your most recent high school or college transcript on your computer. Prepare your responses to the Questions & Essay section before you start your application. Applications received without completed information will not be considered.

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Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Recruiting Service (AFRS)

Contact Milton, FL 32572

www.aimhighflightacademy.com

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

AHFA is a robust 3 week Flight Academy structured to ensure students learn everything necessary to achieve up to 15 flight hours and potentially complete their first solo flight by the conclusion of the academy.

Description

Students must complete the application online at aimhighflightacademy.com, and have parental/legal guardian signed approval (if under 18). Please follow the detailed application instructions on aimhighflightacademy.com. Additionally, students must have an endorsement from their high school principal or counselor, verifying they’re an enrolled student, their GPA, and are in good standing as well as an endorsement from a nominating organization. Lastly, applicants must have a “strong” interest in aviation and a “never-quit” attitude. Applicants must fill out basic applicant information on aimhighflightacademy.com, and attach their signed nominations to their application entry. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must: Be between the ages of 16 and 23; Be a full-time student in High School, College, or an enlisted member of any service enrolled in school full-time; Understand they are volunteering for a scholarship to a public flight school contracted by the United States Air Force. College applicants must be currently enrolled in AFROTC or the United States Air Force Academy to be qualified. There is no military service commitment or obligation, nor does program completion justify acceptance to military service. Applicants must be at least 16 years old by 1, June, 2022, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) to submit a package or be nominated. To accomplish this, applicants must include a rotation of 3 segments every day; which include flight simulator time, academic classroom time (white board and lecture lesson style), and flight time. The students will be assigned into flights and be assigned a wingman within that flight, to study and fly with throughout their time during the program. When students aren’t in structured flight time, the additional hours of the day will be filled with mentorship with their flight commanders and other staff, studying to prepare for the next day, character development, and supplemental “tips and tricks”. Tips and tricks include chair flying, Emergency Procedure practice, and how to conduct “stand ups” to name a few. (Stand ups are the daily briefs conducted by aviators to inform members about daily weather, any NOTAMs, and can include an EP and other relevant information.)

AAAA Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsor

Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)

Contact

755 Main St., Ste. 4D, Monroe, CT 06468 www.quad-a.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

The AAAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation established to render financial assistance for the college level education of members and relatives of the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc.

Scholarship Criteria

Annual awards for undergraduate and graduate students, who are Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. (AAAA) members or their spouses, unmarried siblings, unmarried children, and unmarried grandchildren of current and deceased members. Some awards are reserved for enlisted, warrant officer, company grade, and Department of the Army civilian members. AAAA member must have at least a one-year membership by the time of application.

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Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

Three (3) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000 each

Description

This scholarship is in memory of Captain Jodi Callahan, who was an AFA Under-Forty National Director and a Trustee of the former Aerospace Education Foundation. This scholarship is made possible through contributions to the Jodi Callahan Memorial Fund by her family and friends.

The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $2,000 scholarship to Active Duty Air Force, full-time Air National Guard, or full-time Air Force Reserve personnel pursuing a Master’s Degree in a non-technical field of study.

Scholarship Criteria

A completed application is required. One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander. One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander; which includes a character reference, a description of your performance, and an assessment of your potential as an Air Force leader and volunteer. All letters will need an ink stained signature for acceptance. Any letters without this will not be considered. Proof of acceptance or enrollment in a Master’s program at an accredited college or university. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent) is required. Submit an official, original transcript of your most recent college or university Master’s program. If you have not yet started your Master’s program, submit an official, original transcript from your Undergraduate Degree. An essay no greater than 600 words, describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.

Colonel Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209

www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible by a bequest from Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Judith Burgstein, in memory of their devoted son and AFA Lifetime Member, Colonel Aaron Burgstein. The scholarship was established for minor dependents of Active Duty, retired, or prior service members of all branches, reservists or National Guard members who are/will be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college/university. Priority will be given to those dependents whose parent/guardian either: served for eight or more years; died while serving on or in an active duty status, or; has been classified as a wounded warrior through the Air Force Wounded Warrior program. Additional funds supporting this program have been contributed by family, friends and colleagues.

Once the recipient is selected, the Air Force Association will notify the student with a congratulatory email. The check will be distributed directly to the recipient’s college or university, which can be used for any education related expense.

Scholarship Criteria

A 600 word essay describing your academic and personal achievements, and goals, and how this scholarship will help you accomplish them. One letter of recommendation written by a teacher, a supervisor, a counselor, or the director of an organization in which you participate. It may not be written by a family member or friend. The most recent copy of an official transcript. Your cumulative GPA must fall between 2.5 and 4.0 (do not round up). Acceptance or enrollment into an accredited college/university. A copy of your parent’s/ guardian’s DD214 or proof of military service such as a front and back copy of your military ID card.

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Colonel Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact

1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible through a generous endowment from the Spencer estate. It provides funds to United States Air Force Personnel (officer or enlisted, Air Force civilian, full-time National Guard or full-time Reserve) to pursue graduate level education in management and administration fields in preparation for a senior level leadership role.

Scholarship Criteria

One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander; which includes a character reference, a description of your performance, and an assessment of your potential as an Air Force leader and volunteer. Proof of enrollement or acceptance into a Master’s program at an accredited college or university. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent) is required. An essay no greater than 600 words, describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.

John C. And Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact

1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1)(or more) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500 each

Description

This program was made possible by a bequest from Mrs. Elizabeth L. Lindsay, widow of Lieutenant Colonel John Lindsay, a career Air Force officer stationed at Craig AFB in Selma, Alabama. The scholarship is in memory of their children John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay who also passed away before Lt Col and Mrs. Lindsay. The scholarship was established for children of members of the United States Air Force who are pursuing a college degree.

A minimum of one scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded annually. Additional scholarships may be considered and awarded, funds permitting. Applicants who are awarded a scholarship are not eligible for a second award.

Scholarship Criteria

Parent or legal guardian of the applicant must be Active Duty, veteran, or retired service members, reservists, or National Guard members of the United States Air Force. Applicant must: Be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university; Provide a Statement of Purpose describing how the scholarship will assist in meeting their educational goals; Provide the most current transcript or, if not yet enrolled, proof of acceptance into an accredited college or university; Provide one letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or work/volunteer supervisor. Priority is given to applicants who: a) have at least one parent/guardian who is an AFA member; and b) are majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field.

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Lt. Col. Romeo And Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209

www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti and was established for minor dependents of active duty or retired Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, and Space Force enlisted Airmen and Guardians. It is for students pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has graduated from high school in 2022, and who is entering their first year at an accredited university. Once the recipient is selected, the Air Force Association will notify them with a congratulatory email. The recipient’s college or university will receive the check, which can be used for any education related expense.

Scholarship Criteria

A completed application, to include all supporting materials, submitted through the online application system. An essay no greater than 600 words (approx. two pages typed and double spaced) describing your academic achievements and goals. Additionally, state how this scholarship will help you achieve those goals. One letter of recommendation, this letter may be written by a teacher, a supervisor or the director of an organization in which you participate. It must be signed. A copy of your official, high school transcript. Proof of acceptance into an accredited college/university indicating your intended major which must be in one of the STEM fields of study (science, technology, engineering or math). The letter must be on college/university stationery from the admissions office, registrar, or financial aid office. The letter must include a statement of the cost of tuition and fees for the first term of attendance.

Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarships Scholarship Sponsor Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209

www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

Michael Donley was the 22nd Secretary of the Air Force, with more than 30 distinguished years of service in the National Security Community, including service in the Senate, White House, and the Pentagon. Secretary Donley was the longest serving Secretary in Air Force history and an outstanding leader. He and Mrs. Gail Donley have been unwavering champions of our Airmen, airpower, and their families.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a spouse of Air Force Active Duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, Space Force, or Department of the Air Force Civilian employee to be eligible. Spouses who are themselves Air or Space Force personnel, or in ROTC, are not eligible. A copy of your most recent official transcript verifying your minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. The transcript must have your name on it and show that you are enrolled for the minimum number of hours (6 credit hours for undergraduate study and 3 credit hours for graduate study). You must be in a degree program. Certification programs are not eligible. If you are not currently enrolled, then in addition to an official, original transcript, include a letter from your college or university that confirms your intent to carry the required hours next semester. This must be an original letter on college or university stationery from the admissions office or the registrar. If you have no prior college or university course work, include proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university. This must be an original letter on college or university stationery from the admissions office or the registrar. In an essay, describe your academic and career goals and the motivation which led you to this decision. Discuss how Air Force involvement or local community activities in which you are involved will enhance your goals. Two signed letters of recommendation should be character references and descriptions of your performance and potential as a student, employee or volunteer. The two letters must be from different sources. The letters can be from professors, employers or volunteer organizations. You may also request a letter from your local AFA Chapter. Please remember that your uploaded letters must have an ink-signed, legal signature in the signature block.

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Does taking unsafe risks in a vehicle correlate to taking unsafe risks in an aircraft? To Avoid Action Against Your FAA Certificates: (1)Report all alcohol related driver’s license suspensions/revocations within 60 days* (2)Report all alcohol related convictions, within 60 days, even if related to a previously reported driver’s license action* (3)Have candid discussions with your AME and detail these events on your next application for airman medical *Suspensions/revocations and convictions are separate reportable offenses even if they are related to the same incident Visit www.faa.gov/go/duidwi to find out more. FAA Regulatory Investigations Division (405) 954-4848

Pentagon Federal Credit Union Pilot Training Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209

www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at Up to $10,000

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must include an essay of not more than 600 words describing how this scholarship and a Private Pilot’s License will assist in achieving their career or educational goals. If the applicant is a current or recent high school, college, or university student, an unofficial transcript is required. Per FAA requirements, the student must be 16 years old to fly solo, and 17 years old to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate. There is no upper age limit. Applicant must use the funds for flight training in 2022. Lessons taken in 2023 will not be reimbursed.

Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Tailhook Educational Foundation (TEF)

Contact 9696 Businesspark Ave., San Diego, CA 92131 www.tailhook.net

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Scholarship Criteria

Must be an undergraduate student. Must attend a university, or a two-year or four-year college. Must be a U.S. Citizen, study full-time, and be a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association (AFA)

Contact 1501 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 www.afa.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

This scholarship is made possible by a contribution from Col Conway B. Jones, Jr., in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen; a group of AfricanAmerican airmen who fought in World War II at a time when racial segregation was practiced in the military and much of society in general. Their extraordinary legacy as dauntless trailblazers is captured in the Air Force refrain that challenges souls dreaming of skies to conquer to give us wings, ever to soar. In their spirit, this scholarship is offered to Air and Space Force personnel, and their families, to pursue and conquer their challenges.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must include an essay of not more than 600 words describing how this scholarship will assist in achieving their educational goals and how these goals support the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen. One letter of recommendation written by a teacher, a supervisor, a counselor, or the director of an organization in which you participate. If the applicant is a current or recent high school, college, or university student, an unofficial transcript is required. Cumulative GPA must be at least 3.0. Acceptance or enrollment into an accredited college/university, unless pursuing pilot training. A copy of your, your spouse’s, or your parent’s/guardian’s DD214, ndhbgc or proof of military service such as a front and back copy of a military ID card.

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AAAE Women in Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

601 Madison St., Ste. 400, Alexandria, VA 22314

www.aaae.org

Usual Deadline

February

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarships Awarded Vary, valued at $3,000-$5,000

Scholarship Criteria

Students are eligible to apply if they are a current college junior, senior or graduate student, enrolled in an aviation program at an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must be female and have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher. Eligibility under this program is not based on AAAE membership. Recipients will be selected based on gender, academic achievements and records, financial need, participation in school and community activities, and submission of a personal statement. Students may only receive a Women in Aviation Scholarship twice (does not have to be consecutive years).

Advanced Mountain Flight Training Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

The scholarship gives a deserving Whirly-Girl the skills to cope with turbulence, rugged terrain, and landing zone selection in mountainous and canyon areas, with special emphasis placed on decision making. It also provides the skill needed to fly all sorts of private and commercial helicopter missions that require off-airport landings anywhere in the country.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private certificate/license. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship, and during scholarship training, and must be active, current on their annual dues.

Airbus Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $14,000

Description

Sponsored by Airbus, this scholarship will give a Whirly-Girl the opportunity to attend an AS350 Turbine Transition Course at the Airbus Factory School in Grand Prairie, Texas, USA. This is a 5-day course that provides both ground school and flight training for the AS350.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot, with at least a private certificate/license. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship, and during scholarship training, and must be active, current on their annual dues.

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Airbus Leadership Grant Scholarship Sponsor

Airbus and Women in Aviation International (WAI)

Contact 3647 State Route 503 S., West Alexandria, OH 45381-9354 www.wai.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Scholarship Criteria

One scholarship will be awarded to a student at the college level of sophomore year or above, who is pursuing a degree in an aviation related field; Who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale); and Who exhibits leadership potential. In addition to WAI requirements, all applicants should submit a 500-word essay that addresses their career aspirations and clear, concise examples of how they have exhibited leadership in their academic/work/personal life.

Airbus Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact 2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230 www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

Airbus is pleased to present one $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to a female student in a trade, technical, college or university education system pursuing a license or degree in an aviation maintenance or manufacturing related field.

Scholarship Criteria

Essay on how the AWAM community has impacted you and/or your career. Currently enrolled trade or university student, with a 3.0 or above GPA, seeking to obtain her A&P certificate or a degree in Aviation Maintenance Management, Education or Engineering. Applicants must be female.

Amelia Earhart Academic Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Contact 4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at up to $10,000 scholarship used towards 1-year of a college degree in aviation/aerospace Scholarship Criteria

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings and technical training. Document financial need. Be an active, participating Ninety-Nines member. Be active in aviation extracurricular activities. Demonstrate high academic achievement. Have reachable, realistic goals.

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Amelia Earhart Flight Training Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Contact 4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at up to $20,000 used towards an additional pilot certificate/rating, or pilot training course

Scholarship Criteria

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings, and technical training. Document financial need. Be an active, participating Ninety-Nines member. Strive to find low-cost flight training options. Begin flight training and complete written tests for certificate/rating sought. If short on required flight time, have a plan to build time by the end of the scholarship period, or apply for the certificate/rating for which currently eligible. Do not add supplemental timebuilding flight hours to application.

Amelia Earhart Kitty Houghton Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Contact 4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Scholarship Criteria

This International scholarship in memory of Kitty Houghton, is offered specifically to encourage women pilots in emerging economy countries to pursue a career in aviation benefiting their home country. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and enthusiasm for flying and have begun to work on their pilot’s license.

Amelia Earhart Technical Training Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Contact 4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Usual Deadline January

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at up to $20,000 used towards an additional pilot certificate/rating, or pilot training course

Scholarship Criteria

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings, and technical training. Document financial need. Be an active, participating Ninety-Nines member. Clearly indicate how this training will help you to advance toward your goal and how you have prepared to undertake it.

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Amelia Earhart Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship for Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

This Scholarship is designed to cover spin and emergency maneuver training, with some exposure to pure aerobatic flying. A description of the scholarship and the elements that must be covered in the training is set forth in the Background and Training Guidelines, and Required Elements of Training.

Scholarship Criteria

Fully paid scholarship to provide emergency maneuver and spin training in addition to an introduction to aerobatics. In memory of 99 Vicki Cruse, this scholarship is available to any licensed pilot member of The 99s without regard to existing ratings, financial need, or length of membership. Complete details about the training can be found in the application package.

American Association of University Women: Community Action Grants

Scholarship Sponsor

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Contact 1310 L St. NW., Ste. 1000, Washington, DC 20005

www.aauw.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary, valued at $3,000-$10,000

Description

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) works to advance educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States. The AAUW Community Action Grants program provides funds to individuals and AAUW organizations, as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions, throughout the country for innovative projects focused on encouraging girls to select, before entering college, the physical sciences or engineering as a career.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be individuals, AAUW branches, AAUW state organizations or local community-based nonprofit organizations (including universities). The proposed activity must have direct impact to encourage girls to select, before entering college, the physical sciences or engineering as a career. Nonprofit organizations and universities must be based in the United States or its territories.

Avotek Textbook Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsor Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact 2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230

www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

Avotek is a premier publisher of top-of-the-line training manuals for aviation maintenance technician instructors, schools, and students. Their textbooks have a well-earned reputation for quality, accuracy, and completeness. Avotek is offering two scholarships each for their Avionics and Core Series textbook sets. Please specify which set you are applying for in your application.

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AWAM Tuition Assistance Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230

www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,279

Scholarship Criteria

Essay on how the AWAM community has impacted you and/or your career. Currently enrolled trade or university student with a 3.0 or higer GPA, seeking to obtain her A&P certificate or a degree in Aviation Maintenance Management, Education or Engineering. Applicants must be female.

Boeing Company Career Enhancement Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Boeing Company and Women in Aviation International

Contact

3647 State Rt. 503 S., West Alexandria, OH 45381-9354

www.wai.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Description

Scholarship is available for a woman who wishes to advance her career in aerospace industry in the fields of engineering, technology development or management. The award is to be used for educational purposes only and may not be applied toward flight hours. Applicants may be full-time or part-time employees currently in the aerospace industry or related field. Students pursuing aviation related degrees that are at the junior level with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

CAE Aerospace Maintenance Training Course Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact

2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230

www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $14,700

Description

CAE Aerospace is proud to offer one scholarship for a Challenger 300-350 (10 day) Initial Maintenance training course. The scholarship recipient must, as a minimum, be the holder of an FAA A&P Certificate. The course will be conducted in Dallas, Texas. The recipient is responsible for all lodging and travel costs, and must redeem the scholarship within one year of award date.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must be female. Applicants must hold an FAA A&P Certificate. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.

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Darlene Kelly Advanced Certificate/Rating Flight Training Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

8690 Aero Dr., #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

August

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000

Scholarship Criteria

One $2,000 award to help fund training for Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificate. Applicant must: Be a member of the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines; Have a current medical; and Have a Private Pilot License. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, New Jersey Chapter

Contact 1338 Wood Valley Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092 www.nj99.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,500

Description

The New Jersey Chapter of the Ninety-Nines awards the Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship to pilots, or student pilots, who are pursuing flight training in New Jersey. The Scholarship is awarded in recognition of an earnest desire to further aviation achievements. Applicants must submit a completed application form and other documentation as described in the application instructions.

Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship is open to both men and women. Must be at least a student pilot or pilot who is trying to further their aviation goals, attain a PPL or additional ratings. Training must be in New Jersey.

Dottie Sanders Memorial Flight Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact 8690 Aero Dr. #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

June

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 to help fund flight training

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must: Be a female; Reside in San Diego, Riverside, Orange, or Imperial counties, OR be a member of any chapter of the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines; PPL applicants must have passed the written exam and soloed; If for an advanced rating/ certificate, applicant must have Private certificate. Funds may be used to help fund Private Pilot training, OR if a certified pilot applicant, may be used to fund training for Instrument, Commercial, Multi -Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificates.

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Edward M. Thurn Memorial Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $15,000

Description

The Edward M. Thurn Memorial Scholarship, now in its fifth year, provides $15,000 to any Whirly-Girl to be applied toward upgrading her current helicopter rating. It may be applied toward commercial, instrument, flight instructor, airline transport pilot (ATP), night vision goggle (NVG), or turbine transition training to advance a candidate’s career.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot, with at least a private certificate/license. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship, and during scholarship training, and must be active, current on their annual dues.

Erickson & Volo Mission Vertical Reference/External Load Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact

Contact

Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $18,000

Description

This scholarship is sponsored by Erickson and Volo Mission and will be awarded to a career-minded Whirly-Girl who needs a vertical reference/external load endorsement for a flight position. This course includes 20 hours of flight time in the R44, 10 hours of classroom/ ground instruction, and 3 hours of field operations instruction. She need not be turbine qualified.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private certificate/license. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship, and during scholarship training, she must be an active member, current on their annual dues.

FlightSafety International Bell 206/Bell 407 Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Contact

Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $10,000

Description

Sponsored by FlightSafety International, this scholarship is awarded to a Whirly-Girl who possesses at least a private Pilot Helicopter Certificate and has landing currency in helicopters. This training program includes initial type training, recurrent training, and inadvertent IMC training in the Bell 206 or Bell 407 FAA Level 7 qualified Flight Training Device. This five-day course consists of academic training and 6 hours in the FTD. Training will be available at FlightSafety’s Helicopter Learning Center of Excellence in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.

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Fly Now Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

4300 Amelia Earhart Dr., Ste. A, Oklahoma City, OK 73159 www.ninety-nines.org

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awarded Vary, valued up to $6,000

Description

The First Wings Awards are semiannual awards of up to $6,000, based on completion of specific training milestones. They are available to Student Pilot Members of The 99s who meet eligibility requirements.

Scholarship Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must hold a student pilot certificate, have been an official Student Pilot Member of the Ninety-Nines one month prior to the application deadlines (each March and September), and show financial need. The financial awards for the milestones are as follows: Knowledge Test - $500, First Solo - $2500, Long Solo Cross Country -$2000, and Earning Certificate - $1000.

Fran Sargent Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Florida Goldcoast Chapter

Contact PO Box 1308, Stuart, FL 34995 www.flgoldcoast99s.org

Usual Deadline

September

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $3,000 each

Description

We are offering two $3,000 scholarships open to any woman with at least a Private Pilot certificate, who is a resident of Florida or currently enrolled in an aviation training program in Florida.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have an Instrument Rating and able to attend the ground school and SIM training.

Fullerton Chapter 99s Darlene Kelly Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact

8690 Aero Dr. #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

August

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,974

Description

The Fullerton Chapter of the Ninety-Nines is partnering with the San Diego Chapter to give this award. The application process will utilize the Darlene Kelly Advanced Certificate/Rating Flight Training Scholarship process and two winners will be chosen.

Scholarship Criteria

Each award may be used to help fund training for the Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificate. Applicants must: Be a Southwest Section Ninety-Nine (CA, AZ, NV, UT, HI); Have a current medical; Have a Private Pilot Certificate.

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Garmin GTN & G500/600 Course Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline October

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $795 each

Scholarship Criteria

Garmin Aviation Training is providing TWO scholarships to Whirly-Girls who wish to improve their knowledge in how to maximize the benefits of Garmin equipment capabilities, and increase their confidence in the use and integration of Garmin equipment as part of their flight operations. This course is valued at $795. Location of the Garmin course is dependent on the course date attended by each recipient. Requirement: The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private pilots certificate/license.

Helicopter Instrument Rating Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $16,725

Description

Sponsored by Leading Edge Flight Academy & Central Oregon Community College, this scholarship provides the opportunity to receive helicopter instrument rating training. Leading Edge Flight Academy provides 21 hours of flight training in the Robinson R44, and 30 hours of ground instruction. 14 hours of flight training in an Advanced Aviation Training Device (simulator) will be provided by Central Oregon Community College. Training will take place in Bend, Oregon, USA.

James Wisecup Memorial Flight Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $10,000

Description

James, a 16,000-hour helicopter and fixed-wing pilot, started his aviation career in the U.S Army. He was a decorated military veteran with a Purple Heart, a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and multiple air medals for his combat duty. In his civilian career, he flew offshore transport, search and rescue, and air ambulance. He was an advanced flight instructor, Designated Pilot Examiner, and also served as HAI’s Chairman of the Board of Directors. James was an advocate for aviation safety, a teacher, a mentor and avid supporter of the Whirly-Girls.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a Private Certificate/License. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship, and during scholarship training, she must be an active member, current on their annual dues.

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Leatrice Gregory Pendray Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

AIAA Space Transportation Technical Committee (AIAA)

12700 Sunrise Valley Dr., Ste. 200 , Reston, VA 20191-5807 www.aiaa.org

Usual Deadline

January

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awards Vary

Scholarship Criteria

Available to female college students that will be sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university. Must be AIAA student member to apply. Course of study must provide entry into some field of science or engineering encompassed by AIAA. Minimum 3.3 GPA required.

Marian W. “Dolly” Hardman Endowment

Scholarship Sponsor

Kansas State University Polytechnic Scholarships (KSU)

Contact Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 www.polytechnic.k-state.edu/admissions/financialaid/scholarships/

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

Scholarship Awarded Vary, valued at $20,000 up to 32,000

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship remains renewable as long as recipients maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA and remain enrolled full-time at K-State Polytechnic. Recipients must be female undergraduate students, enrolled full-time Professional Pilot Degree option at K-State Polytechnic.

Marian R. DeLano Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact

8690 Aero Dr., #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

May

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500 to help fund flight training

Scholarship Criteria

Each award may be used to help fund training for the Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificate. Applicants must: Be a Southwest Section Ninety-Nine (CA, AZ, NV, UT, HI); Have a current medical; Have a Private Pilot Certificate. The scholarship is good for one rating or certificate only. Air Transport Rating not eligible. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

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Monterey Bay Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Monterey Bay Chapter

140 Dovewood Ln., Aptos, CA 95003 www.montereybay99s.org

Usual Deadline

December

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Scholarship Criteria

The student applicant must be in good health, and not dependent on medication or have any other disqualifying condition. The applicant must live in Santa Cruz or Monterey County. The applicant must be a licensed pilot; She must have completed any necessary written exams; and Have a current flight review.

Nancy K. Jensen Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Greater Seattle Chapter

Contact

20918 9th Ave. S., Des Moines, WA 98198 www.seattle99s.org

Usual Deadline

April

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

A scholarship in Nancy’s memory is awarded yearly to a student pilot with a minimum of 6 hours flight time logged; to be used toward completion of Private Pilot Certificate including flight and simulator training, ground school, and test fees.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must: Be a female resident of Western Washington; 15 years of age or older; Be a member of The Ninety-Nines; Be enrolled in a recognized ground school; Possess current medical and student pilot certificates; Provide anticipated written exam date.

Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship Scholarship

Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, San Diego Chapter

Contact 8690 Aero Dr., #115-36, San Diego, CA 92123 www.sd99s.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000 to help fund flight training

Description

Nancy Miller Livingston Stratford flew 50 different aircraft in World War II and went on to accumulate some 8,500 hours in 103 different types. At 23, she was one of the first American women to become a ferry pilot for the British Air Transport Auxiliary. After WWii, Nancy earned her seaplane and helicopter wings, and owned Livingston Helicopters in Alaska. She is the second licensed woman commercial helicopter pilot in the USA and fourth in the world. Her memoir, “Contact! Britain: A woman ferry pilot’s story during WWII in England!” published in 2011. This year she celebrated her 99th birthday and the San Diego 99s honor her with this scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicant must: Be a female; Reside in San Diego County; Have a current student medical for PPL award; and A passing score on written test OR completed a solo flight. Funds may be used to help fund Private Pilot training. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training.

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Northwest Section Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, Northwest Chapter

Contact www.nw99s.org

Usual Deadline

July

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

The Northwest Section Scholarship fund was created in 2013 from funds that the Section held in investment accounts. The scholarship is awarded annually for $1,000 or the amount requested, whichever is less. Examples are flight review, emergency maneuver training, ground school, components of student pilot training, floatplane rating, instrument proficiency check, or tailwheel instruction. Scholarship monies can be applied toward aviation expenses greater than $1,000, such as an additional rating or course of study, if the applicant clearly states there are sufficient funds from other sources to complete her training.

NY-NJ Section Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Ninety-Nines, New Jersey Chapter

Contact

1338 Wood Valley Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092 www.nj99.org

Usual Deadline

March

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,500

Description

NY-NJ Section Scholarship will be awarded to a female pilot or female student pilot in recognition of her earnest desire to further her aviation achievements.

Scholarship Criteria

Any female pilot or female student pilot who has been a continuous member of the NY-NJ Section and who is training in NY or NJ is eligible to apply for the NY-NJ Section Scholarship. Apply by completing the scholarship application form and including all the required documentation; submitting a personal essay; and submitting a letter of recommendation to your Chapter Chair.

Pratt & Whitney Engine Maintenance Training Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact 2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230 www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

Six (6) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,500

Scholarship Criteria

The Pratt & Whitney Engine Maintenance Scholarship is designed to support those in the aviation industry. They offer a variety of instructor-led engine maintenance courses on large commercial engines or the smaller Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engine series. Applicants must be a student or recent graduate of an aviation maintenance training program. Applicants must include a short essay (250 words) answering the following question: If you were to win this scholarship, how would you use it to enhance your career growth?

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Robinson Helicopter R66 Safety Course Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

October

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $4,500

Description

Sponsored by Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC), this scholarship provides a Whirly-Girl currently flying Robinsons the opportunity to attend the R66 Safety Course and build R66 time. RHC provides this 3.5-day course in Torrance, CA, USA; which includes an hour of flight with a safety instructor, and sponsors an additional 4 hours of R66 flight time (5 hours total R66 flight time). The course includes 3.5_days of classroom instruction in the following subject areas: accident review, causes of fatal accidents, awareness training, SFAR 73, Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH) review, R66 systems, and the Rolls Royce engine. One day is devoted to maintenance, pre-flight inspections, and flying with an experienced RHC safety pilot. A tour of the Robinson Factory is also included. The course is open to any rated helicopter pilot who has at least 3 hours in any type of Robinson helicopter model, one hour of which was flown within 30 days prior to attending the course. A Robinson safety course is required by most insurance companies and serves as a CFI refresher. The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private certificate/license. She must be a member in good standing at the time of application.

Sonic Tools Supporting Women in Aviation Maintenance Scholarship Sponsor Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact 2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230

www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $5,000

Description

SONIC Tools is providing one customized aviation A&P toolbox + tools to a deserving student of a part 147 A&P program, or recent graduate that has obtained their A&P certificate. SONIC Tools matches big name brands in quality and comes with a full lifetime warranty.

Scholarship Criteria

Must be a student in a part 147 A&P program OR recent graduate that has obtained their A&P certificate. Applicants must include a short essay (250 words) on the topic of tool control, organization, and the value of working out of a shadowed toolbox.

Sporty’s Foundation Tool Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact 2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230

www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,000

Description

The Sporty’s Foundation is proud to donate $1,000 toward the purchase of tools listed in the minimum required tool list for an Aviation Maintenance Technician. This scholarship is designed to assist a student enrolled in an accredited A&P program to acquire the tools needed to pursue aviation maintenance as a career. Upon selection of the tools by the scholarship recipient, the funds will be paid directly to the retailer/seller of the tools. The tools will be shipped directly to the scholarship recipient. Applicants must be female; Must be a student currently enrolled in an A&P program.

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Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

Varies

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $1,400 each

Description

Survival Systems USA offers this course to two deserving Whirly-Girls to learn the knowledge and skills to react in an aircraft-ditching emergency, care for themselves in a sea survival situation, and to participate to the maximum extent in their rescue. This scholarship, valued at $1,400, is provided by Survival Systems USA. Each pilot taking this course should have at least a Private Pilot Helicopter Certificate/License and is required to have no physical limitations that would prevent her from participating in strenuous physical training. Training will take place at Survival Systems USA in Groton, Connecticut, USA.

United Airlines TechOps Tuition Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

Contact

2330 Kenlee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45230 www.awam.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

Two (2) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $2,000 each

Description

United Airlines Technical Operations is pleased to present two valued at $2,000 each to be awarded to a female student enrolled in a Part 147 AMT training program.

Scholarship Criteria

Essay on how the AWAM community has impacted you and/or your career. Currently enrolled trade or university student with a 3.0 or higher GPA seeking to obtain her A&P certificate or a degree in Aviation Mainte- nance Management, Education or Engineering. Applicants must be female.

Whirly-Girls Jean Tinsley Memorial HELI-EXPO Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsor

Whirly-Girls, Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

Varies

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $8,000

Description

This scholarship, funded by the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund, is awarded to a certified female pilot who does not currently have a helicopter rating and provides $8,000 to be applied towards earning her add-on helicopter rating. The applicant will be evaluated for evidence of intent to work in the helicopter industry.

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private certificate/license. She must: Be a member in good standing at the time of application submission; award of scholarship; and during scholarship training; Must be active and current on their annual dues.

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Whirly-Girls Jean Tinsley Memorial HELI-EXPO Scholarship Scholarship Sponsor Whirly-Girls,

Inc.

Contact Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Claredon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 www.whirlygirls.org

Usual Deadline

Scholarship Awards Vary

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued up to $2,400

Scholarship Criteria

The applicant must be a helicopter pilot with at least a private certificate/license. She must: Be a member in good standing at the time of application submission, award of scholarship; and During scholarship training; Must be active and current on their annual dues.

Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards Scholarship Sponsor

Zonta International Foundation (ZIF)

Contact

1200 Harger Rd., Ste. 330, Oak Brook, IL 60523 www.zonta.org

Usual Deadline

November

Amount(s) Awarded

One (1) Scholarships Awarded, valued at $10,000

Description

Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree, who demonstrate a superior academic record conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences are eligible. It is imperative that students be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program and have completed at least one year of that program, or have received a master’s degree in an aerospace-applied field at the time the application is submitted. Applicants must not graduate from their Ph.D. or doctoral program before April 2023.

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UAA is the voice of collegiate aviation to our members, the industry, government and the general public. Through the collective expertise of our members, UAA plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree-granting aviation programs that represent all segments of aviation. A professional association and unifying voice for promoting and furthering aviation education as a collegiate academic discipline.

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Since its inception, the AEA Educational Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies.

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To support aspiring student pilots, the AOPA Foundation will award various scholarship.

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Financial Aid Calculator (College Board) provides worksheets to help plan your strategy for financing college costs at www.collegeboard.org.

www.collegescholarships.com

Welcome to the online colleges, online degrees, and college scholarships website.

www.ed.gov

United States Student Guide provides information on grants, loans, and work-study programs available through the federal government. www.eduinreview.com

Get help with student loan refinancing, finding scholarships, college reviews and more.

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FAA, aviation and space education outreach program scholarships and grants.

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Scholarships you won’t find anywhere else. Website that provides a free scholarship search. www.fastweb.com

Access over 1.5 million scholarships to help you pay for college.

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Aviation Scholarships. Passionate about supporting the future of aviation.

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The Latino Pilots Association is committed to our community and providing opportunities in aviation careers. LPA has established key partnerships with both aviation- and non-aviation-related organizations and companies that allow us to make scholarships available to a diverse group of recipients. These scholarships help recipients further their careers in aviation-related fields.

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National Business Aviation Association - undergraduate scholarships.

www.ngpa.org/scholarships

NGPA is proud to have given away more than $750,000 in scholarships to aspiring aviators, helping them become safe, qualified members of the worldwide aviation community.

www.obap.org/outreach-programs/scholarships

OBAP is dedicated to supporting minority interests and placement in aerospace careers.

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Provides a free scholarship search that can be tailored to your individual characteristics.

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AAAA Graduate Scholarships 46, 62

AAAE Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship 20

AAAE Native American Scholarship 8, 20

AAAE Women In Aviation Scholarship 8, 68

Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Scholarship 8

ACI-NA Airport Commissioner’s Scholarships 12

Advanced Mountain Flight Training Scholarship 68

Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) 48, 62

Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship 30

AIR T, INC. Aviation and Aerospace Minority Scholarship 20

Airbus Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions Training Scholarship 68

Airbus Leadership Grant 69

Airbus Tuition Assistance Scholarship 69

Amelia Earhart Academic Scholarship 69

Amelia Earhart Flight Training Scholarship 70

Amelia Earhart Kitty Houghton Memorial Scholarship 70

Amelia Earhart Technical Training Scholarship 70

Amelia Earhart Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship for Emergency

Maneuver Training 71

American Association of University Women: Community Action Grants 71

ATCA Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship 10

Aviation Council of Pennsylvania Scholarship 36

Aviation Management Scholarship 9

Avotek Textbook Scholarships 71

AWAM Tuition Assistance Scholarship 72

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Blackwell-Walker Memorial Scholarship 36

Bob Ellis Memorial Scholarship 36

Bob Stuart Memorial Scholarship 37

Boeing Company Career Enhancement Scholarship 72

Buckingham Memorial Scholarship 10

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CAE Aerospace Maintenance Training Course Scholarship 72

CAE SimuFlite Citation Type Rating Scholarship 4, 22

Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship 63

Choose Aerospace Scholarship 56

Christian D. Bohrer Memorial Scholarship 12, 37

Chuck Freeland Scholarship for Flight Training 23

Chuck Peacock Memorial Scholarship 12

Colonel Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship 63

Colonel Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship 46, 64

Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association Scholarship 37

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Rating Scholarship 23

Costas Sivyllis ALPA Education Scholarship 30

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Dan Meisinger Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship 38

Darlene Kelly Advanced Certificate/Rating Flight Training Scholarship 38, 73

David Alan Quick Scholarship 30

David Mineck Memorial Scholarship 31

Delta Air Lines Aviation Management Scholarship 13

DeVore Freedom of Flight Scholarship 4, 22

Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship 38, 73

Don And Carol Bedford Memorial Scholarship 56

Dottie Sanders Memorial Flight Scholarship 39, 73

Dr. Sydell Perlmutter Gold Memorial Scholarship 53

Duncan Aviation Scholarship 14, 48, 56

Dutch & Ginger Arver Scholarship 14, 49, 57

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Edward M. Thurn Memorial Scholarship 74

Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award 13, 31, 57

Emily Howell Warner Memorial Scholarship 39

Endorsed by an Accredited Airport Executive Scholarship 9

Erickson & Volo Mission Vertical Reference/External Load Scholarship 74

Eugene S. Kropf Scholarship 5, 23 F

F. Atlee Dodge Maintenance Scholarship 57

Field Aviation Co. Inc. Scholarship 14, 49, 58

FlightSafety International Bell 206/Bell 407 Scholarship 74

Fly Now Scholarship 75

Flying Musicians Association Solo Program Scholarship 50

Fran Sargent Scholarship 39, 75

Fullerton Chapter 99s Darlene Kelly Scholarship 75

Fullerton Chapter 99s Sylvia Paoli Scholarship 40

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Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship10

Garmin GTN & G500/600 Course Scholarship 76

Garmin Scholarship 15, 50, 58

Garmin–Jerry Smith Memorial Scholarship 15, 50, 58

Gene Baker Memorial Scholarship 31

Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship 13

Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship 15, 51, 59

Guidance, Navigation and Control Graduate Award 46

HH.P. “Bud” Milligan Aviation Scholarship 32

Helicopter Instrument Rating Scholarship 76

Hooper Memorial Scholarship 11

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International Operators Scholarship 55

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Jack Burnham Scholarship 32

James Wisecup Memorial Flight Training Scholarship 76

Jim Cook Honorary Scholarship 32

Joe Stancil Jr. Flight Training Scholarship 40

John C. And Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Scholarship 64

John P. Culhane Memorial Scholarship 40

Johnny Davis Memorial Scholarship 16, 51, 59

Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship 5, 24

L3Harris Technologies Scholarship 16

Lawrence C. Fortier Scholarship 11, 33

Leatrice Gregory Pendray Scholarship 77

Lee Tarbox Memorial Scholarship 16, 51, 59

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarships 24

Lt. Col. Romeo And Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship 65

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Maintenance Technician Scholarship 60

Marian R. DeLano Memorial Scholarship 41, 77

Marian W. “Dolly” Hardman Endowment 77

Marshall Temple Memorial Scholarship 17, 52, 60

Michelle North Scholarship for Safety 24

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Scholarship 17, 52, 60

Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarships 65

Monterey Bay Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship 41, 79

Nancy K. Jensen Memorial Scholarship 41, 79

Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship 42, 79

National Aviation Academy’s Charles E. Taylor Scholarship 42, 61

Navigate Your Future Scholarship 52

Northwest Section Scholarship 42, 80

NY-NJ Section Scholarship 43, 80

PPat Napolitano Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Technicians 17

Paul A. Whelan Aviation Scholarship 7, 25

Payzer Scholarship 33

Pentagon Federal Credit Union Pilot Training Scholarship 67

Piedmont Airlines Scholarship for Flight Training 7, 25

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship 25, 33

Pratt & Whitney Engine Maintenance Training Scholarship 80

Pratt & Whitney Scholars Program to Benefit UConn

Engineering Students 43

Private Pilot Scholarship 43

RACCA SCHOLARSHIP 26

Regional Airline Association Scholarship 34

Rene Matos Scholarship Program 21

Reno Air Racing Association Flight Training Scholarship (FTS) 45

Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship 26

Robinson Helicopter R66 Safety Course Scholarship 81

SSheltair and Avfuel: Continuing Education Scholarships 26

Sheltair and Avfuel: Learning to Fly or Advanced Pilot Ratings 27

Sonic Tools Supporting Women in Aviation Maintenance 81

Sporty’s Foundation Recreational Pilot Certificate for AEA Technicians 19, 29

Sporty’s Foundation Tool Scholarship 81

Stone Foundation Scholarship 19, 53, 61

Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course Scholarship 82

Susan Liebeler Female Student Pilot Milestone Scholarship 45

Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship 67

Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Scholarship 67

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship 29, 35

United Airlines TechOps Tuition Scholarship 82

Universal Avionics Scholarship 53

Universal Avionics Scholarship 61

Universal Avionics Systems Corp. Scholarship 19

Vertical Flight Foundation 34

Whirly-Girls Jean Tinsley Memorial HELI-EXPO Scholarship 82, 83

William Robert Hauptli Scholarship for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 9

William T. Piper, Sr. General Aviation Systems Graduate Award 47

Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards 47, 83

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THE DATE

Sept. 27 - Sept. 29, 2023

Sept. 27 - Sept. 29, 2023

UAA 76th Annual Collegiate Aviation Conference & Expo

Guest Rooms

Great views of Tampa Bay and the city. Guest rooms provide voice mail, iron and ironing board, internet access, coffeemaker, hair dryer, data ports, two phones with separate lines and a spacious work desk. Standard rooms have either one king or two double beds. We now feature PURE® Wellness accommodations, which are nearly 99.9% allergenfree…an experience that enhances your well-being so you can sleep better and be at your best.

University Aviation Association invites you to the 2023 Collegiate Aviation Education Conference & Expo in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Our Conference will be held in the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront from September 27 - September 29, 2023. This 3-day event offers innovation workshops, thought provoking education sessions, and opportunities for attendees to hear from leaders across the industry. During the meeting, committees meet to discuss targeted issues and policy positions that affect core groups within the membership

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st Street SE Saint Petersburg, Florida, 33701-4342 (727) 894-5000.

About St. Pete

St. Petersburg, which glimmers between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, is known for its warm weather and for holding the title of “most consecutive days with sunshine” at 768 days!

Whether you’re having some down time on America’s best beaches or admiring beautiful Tampa Bay from downtown St. Pete, you’re in for some major fun in the sun.

What To Do Around Here

Downtown St. Petersburg is the city’s heart, home to great shopping, restaurants, bars, and attractions. After making a stop to check out the largest collection of Dali’s work outside of Spain, swing by the Chihuly Collection on Central Avenue to witness mind-blowing glass work.

Find Us

Tampa International Airport

Take I-275 South to Exit 22: Interstate 175. The exit will turn into 5th Avenue south. Follow 5th Avenue south to First Street south, turn left, Hilton is 2 blocks down.

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International

Take Ulmerton Road East to I-275 South, Exit 22: Interstate 175. The exit will turn into 5th Avenue South. Follow 5th Avenue South to First Street South, turn left, Hilton is 2 blocks down on the Left.

Room Reservations

The special room rate and link for Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront is coming soon.

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UAA 76th Annual Collegiate Aviation Conference & Expo

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Additional Resources

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Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course Scholarship

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Comprehensive Software for Managing Flight Training, Maintenance, & Safety!

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Military & Veteran

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Military & Veteran

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Mechanic (A&P)

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Mechanic (A&P)

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FLY MORE.

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High School

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High School

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Graduate School

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Geographic Residency

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Geographic Residency

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Geographic Residency

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Geographic Residency

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General Aviation

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General Aviation

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General Aviation

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General Aviation

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WHERE CAREERS TAKE FLIGHT

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Flight & Pilot

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Flight & Pilot

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CAE SimuFlite Citation Type Rating Scholarship

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Avionics & Aircraft Electronics

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The place to

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Air Traffic Control & Airways

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Airport Related

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Rating

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University Aviation Association

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DO YOU HAVE AN AVIATION RELATED SCHOLARSHIP YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS CATALOG OR SHARED WITH STUDENTS?

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