Aviation Scholarship Opportunities

  • General Aeronautics

    ADMA International Scholarship

    • Eligibility: The scholarship program is open to third-year students enrolled in a four-year program at an accredited post-secondary institution majoring in Aviation Management or a Professional Pilot program, or a first-year student in an A&P program at a two-year accredited program. This is a two-year renewal scholarship should the applicants continue to meet eligibility requirements
    • Contact: adma@fernley.com
    • Deadline: April 2

    UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate enrolled in aviation-related curricula at an NBAA/UAA member school; rising sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0; must complete application package, which consists of an essay, resume, official transcript and one signed letter of recommendation; must be a US citizen
    • Amount: A minimum of $1,000 towards educational costs
    • Contact: 
    • Deadline: November 30

    Eugene S. Kropf Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Enrolled in an aviation-related curriculum at a UAA member college or university
    • Amount: $500
    • Deadline: June 15
    MAPA Safety Foundation Scholarship Program
    • Eligibility:
      • The applicant must be enrolled in a qualifying course of study and have completed 50% of the course
      • A short essay (minimum 250 words) on how your curriculum of study will contribute to general aviation safety
      • Two letters of recommendation (one from a MAPA member)
      • An official sealed transcript of your grades
    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: August 15

    AAERO Scholarship Program

    • Eligibility: To help students achieve the next milestone in their certification or aviation goals
    • Contact: hello@aaero.com
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: March

    Aviation Safety Management Scholarship

    • Eligibility:
      • While not mandatory, applicants are encouraged to be currently enrolled in an aviation program at a university, college, or training program
      • While the scholarship writing topics focus on aviation safety, applicants can be enrolled in any branch of an aviation denomination, such as:
        • Pilot
        • Aviation Maintenance
        • Air Traffic Control
        • Safety Manager, etc.
      • Applicants who have won the Scholarship ARE still eligible in future scholarship periods
    • Contact: training@asms-pro.com
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadlines:
      • Summer Deadline: July 1
      • Winter Deadline: December 31

    RAA Scholarship

    • Eligibility: 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
    • Contact: thaxton@raa.org
    • Amount: $4,000 (4)
    • Deadline: May 7 

    National Aviation Explorer Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Applicant must be currently registered and active in an Aviation Explorer post
    • Amount: $5,000 - $10,000
    • Deadline: March 31
  • Aviation Maintenance

    David Arver Memorial Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: April 1

    Field Aviation Co., Inc. Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: April 1

    Chuck Peacock Memorial Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an aviation management program
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: February 15

    Johnny Davis Memorial Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: February 15

    Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or college student who plans to attend or is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft maintenance program
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: February 15

    L3 Aviation Products Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be 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
    • Amount: $2,500
    • Deadline: February 15

    Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship

    Presented by the Vernon family

    • Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a recognized professional aviation training program in a higher education institution or a technical school
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Evidence of excellence in activities, studies, events, organizations, etc., related to aviation; minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average; Federal Aviation Administration certification/qualifications in either aviation maintenance or flight; membership in at least one Aviation organization such as Alpha Eta Rho, NIFA Flying Team, Experimental Aircraft Association, Warbirds of America, etc.; involvement in Aviation activities, projects, events, etc., which will demonstrate an interest and an enthusiasm for aviation; must be a junior or senior currently enrolled in a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution; Completed application form, essay and letter of reference.
    • Amount: Two $1,000
    • Contact

    William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship

    Awarded During the Fall

    • Eligibility: Business aviation maintenance technician; completed application package, which consists of an essay, resume, official transcript or acceptance letter and one signed letter of recommendation
    • Amount: Two $2,500 scholarships for educational costs
    • Contact
    • Deadline: July 31

    Bill Sanderson Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Scholarships

    Each AMT Scholarship winner will have the opportunity to attend a course in helicopter airframe or engine maintenance offered by manufacturers.

    • Eligibility: Graduate from an FAA-approved Part 147 AMT school or be a recent (within the last three years) recipient of an A&P certificate.
    • Amount: various amounts
    • Contact: safety.assistant@rotor.org.
    • Deadline: December 15

    Aeronautical Repair Station Association Scholarship

    • Eligibility: The applicant must be a student enrolled in an FAA-certificated Part 147 School; The applicant must have successful completed the first term of the school’s program; and The FAA-certificated Part 147 School attended by the applicant must be a 2018 member of the Northrop Rice Foundation OR the applicant must be a 2018 Northrop Rice Foundation Student Member
    • Contact: awards@northropricefoundation.org
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline: January 31

    Aventure Aviation Scholarships

    • Eligibility: The applicant must be a student enrolled in an FAA-certificated Part 147 School; The applicant must have successfully completed the first term of the school’s program; and The FAA certificated Part 147 School attended by the applicant must be a 2018 member of the Northrop Rice Foundation OR the applicant must be a 2018 Northrop Rice Foundation Student Member
    • Contact: awards@northropricefoundation.org
    • Amounts: $500; $750; $1,500

    United Airlines AMT Student Scholarship

    • Eligibility: The applicant must be a student enrolled in an FAA-certificated Part 147 School; The applicant must have successfully completed the first term of the school’s program; and The FAA-certificated Part 147 School attended by the applicant must be a 2018 member of the Northrop Rice Foundation OR the applicant must be a 2018 Northrop Rice Foundation Student Member
    • Contact: awards@northropricefoundation.org
    • Amounts: $1,500

    Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship (AEMSF): Technical Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Join 99s as a student member by August 15, 2018
    • Contact: AEChair@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: Fully paid scholarship to complete an aviation or aerospace technical training or certification course.
    • Deadline(s): December 1, 2018
  • Flight Training

    AOPA Flight Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility:
      • Current high school student, 15-18 years old
      • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
      • Parent or guardian approval (under 18 years of age)
      • Not have completed a sport, recreational, glider or private certificate at the time of application
      • Minimum GPA of 2.75
      • Complete solo flight or achieve pilot certificate within one year of receiving the scholarship
    • Amount: Twenty $5,000
    • Deadline: On or before noon EDT on May 2, 2018

    Jeppesen Flight Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be working toward a private, recreational, or sport pilot certificate or instrument rating; Funds will be paid directly to the student’s flight school and training is to be completed in one year; the recipient will be chosen based on passion for flying, commitment to completing flight training, and two reference letters highlighting the applicant's character qualities; applicants who are full-time students enrolled in high school, an accredited flight program, or an accredited college or university should have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher.
    • Amount: $5,000

    Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be in their sophomore or junior year who are enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university; a high academic achiever with a 3.0 GPA or better, on a 4.0 scale; able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation
    • Amount: Two $1,000
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW; Suite 900; Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact
    • Deadline: Last Friday in December

    UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate enrolled in aviation-related curricula at an NBAA/UAA member school; rising sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0; must complete application package, which consists of an essay, resume, official transcript and one signed letter of recommendation; must be a US citizen
    • Amount: A minimum of $1,000 towards educational costs
    • Contact
    • Deadline: November 30

    Paul A. Whelan Aviation and Aerospace Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a U. S. Citizen; 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, college and university applicants encouraged; 2.5 overall GPA and 3.0 GPA in Aviation Major coursework
    • Contact: uaamail@uaa.aero
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Deadline: May 15

    Fixed Wing Private Pilot License

    • Eligibility: Must be a US citizen; Must be over 15 years old
    • Contact: lkienholz@fig1f.com
    • Amount: Up to $12,500
    • Deadline: December 31

    Bill Cowden Memorial Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Applicant must hold a current Private Pilot Certificate and plan to pursue advanced training in aviation
    • Contact: info@cfdunncounty.org
    • Amount: $1,500
    • Deadline: May 1

     The Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship

    • Contact: KJSoloScholarship@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: $3,000, and:
      • a Lightspeed Aviation Zulu3 ANR aviation headset
      • a King School flight training course
      • a set of Barry Schiff aviation books autographed by the author
    • Deadline(s): July 1, 2018

    Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship (AEMSF): Fly-Now Award

    • Eligibility: Join 99s as a student member by August 15, 2018
    • Contact: AEChair@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: Up to $6,000
    • Deadline(s): September 15, 2018

    Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship (AEMSF): Flight Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Join 99s as a student member by August 15, 2018
    • Contact: AEChair@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: Fully paid scholarship to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course.
    • Deadline(s): December 1, 2018

    Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship (AEMSF): Vicki Cruse Memorial Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Join 99s as a student member by August 15, 2018
    • Contact: AEChair@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: Fully paid scholarship to provide emergency maneuver and spin training in addition to an introduction to aerobatics.
    • Deadline(s): December 1, 2018
  • Military

    AMVETS Veterans or Active Duty, Including Guard and Reserve Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a Veteran or Active Duty, including Guard and Reserve
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Contact: lbonaparte@amvets.org
    • Deadline: April 30

    Henry J. Reilly Scholarship Program

    • Eligibility: Must be pursuing courses of study leading to certificate, associate, bachelor, and graduate degrees
    • Amount: Twenty $2,500 scholarships
    • Deadline: April 18

    Air Force ROTC Scholarships

    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: December 1

    General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

    AFAS Merit Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Incoming college and university freshmen students who have already successfully completed both parts of the Arnold Education Grant application may be considered for a Merit Scholarship; Actually receiving an Arnold Education Grant is not a pre-requisite to receipt of a Merit Scholarship. A student can be awarded a Merit Scholarship without receiving the needs-based Arnold Education Grant
    • Contact: ed@afas-hq.org
    • Amount: Ten $5,000
    • Deadline: April 30

    NCOA Scholarship Fund

    • Eligibility: Children and spouses of current members of the Non-Commissioned Officers Association
    • Contact: tkish@ncoausa.org
    • Amount: $900 per school year
    • Deadline: March 31

    Memorial Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Must be a child, grandchild of a member in good standing (deceased or otherwise) of TREA
    • Contact: memorialscholarship@memfdn.org
    • Deadline: April 30 

    AAAA Scholarship Program

    • Eligibility: Must be a current member of the AAAA, or the spouse of a current AAAA member or deceased member or the son or daughter of a current member or deceased member, or the grandchild of a current member or deceased member, or the unmarried sibling of a current member or deceased member
    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: May 1
    • Notes: Recommended to submit pre-qualification form by April 1
  • Minorities

    NHCFAE FEEA Scholarship Program

    • Eligibility: NHCFAE members, current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service, their children and spouses. Dependent applicants may first apply as high school seniors. Dependents must be full-time students. Employees may be part-time. Enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary school. The course of study that leads to a two-year, four-year, or graduate degree. 3.0-grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Please place all of the required materials unfolded, in the same 9″x12″ (or larger) envelope. No staples, no paper clips, no folding.
    • Amount: $1,000 per student
    • Address: NHCFAE-FEEA Scholarship Program, 3333 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Suite 300, Lakewood, CO 80227

    Women in Aviation

    The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships & Awards

    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: December 1

    Delta Airlines Aviation Maintenance Management/Aviation Business Management Scholarship

    • Eligibility: This scholarship is for members of Women in Aviation, International. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time students currently enrolled in an Associate or Baccalaureate degree in aviation maintenance management or aviation business management. On top of the award, the scholarship recipient will receive a trip to the 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference. In addition to all WAI requirements, applicants must include a detailed essay of 500 to 1000 words that address given topics.

    The International Society of Women Airline Pilots

    • Eligibility: Applicants must be a woman with a current FAA medical. The appropriately written exams must be completed with a passing grade before scholarship dispersal. 
    • Amount: $5,000 each

    WIA Foundation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Rising junior or senior working towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering, math or science; Must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application; Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories and plan to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year; Must be female of any nationality
    • Contact: info@womeninaerospacefoundation.org
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Deadline: June 19

    The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) Financial Scholarships

    • Contact: Scholarship@iswap.org
    • Amount: $5,000
    • Deadlines:
      • November 1, 2017—WAI Membership deadline for airline scholarship applicants
      • November 13, 2017—Postmark deadline for a completed application packet
      • March 22-24, 2018—Interviews for the airline scholarship conducted at the Women in Aviation Conference or prior to the Conference in applicant’s hometown or domicile
      • March 24, 2018—Airline Scholarship winners will be announced
  • Other

    Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship Program

    • Eligibility: Sons or daughters of medically retired, long-term disabled or deceased pilot members of the Air Line Pilots Association.

    John Sandberg A & P Scholarship

    Made in memory of John Sandberg for his dedication to the maintenance field and his love of aviation.

    • Eligibility: Students pursuing their A&P
    • Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Al Conklin and Bill de Decker Business Aviation Management Scholarship

    Awarded during the fall

    • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate enrolled or accepted into an aviation management program at an NBAA/UAA member school; rising sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0; must be a US citizen
    • Amount: $5,000 scholarship for educational costs
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: July 31

    William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship

    Awarded during the fall

    • Eligibility: Business aviation maintenance technician; completed application package, which consists of an essay, resume, official transcript or acceptance letter and one signed letter of recommendation
    • Amount: Two $2,500 scholarships for educational costs
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: July 31

    Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in or accepted into an aviation management program at an NBAA/UAA member school; rising sophomore or higher standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Candidates should possess
    • Amount: Five $4,500 scholarships for educational costs
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: July 31

    Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

    • Eligibility: College students in their sophomore or junior year who are enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university, high academic achiever with a 3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale, able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: Last Friday in December

    Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

    • Eligibility: college student currently enrolled in an aviation program, a high academic achiever with a "B" average or better, and recommended by an aviation professional, although direct applications are acceptable. Residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois will be given preference.
    • Amount: $2,500
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: Last Friday in November

    NATA Business Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Be 18 years of age or older, be nominated and endorsed by a representative of a Regular or Associate Member Company of the NATA, possess a Student Pilot Certificate (or higher) with a third-class medical certificate if applying for pilot certificates or ratings, demonstrate a commitment to general aviation, submit two or more letters of recommendations, submit a 500-word maximum essay or resume
    • Amount: $2,500
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: Last Friday in December

    Navigate Your Future Scholarship

    • Eligibility: 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
    • Amount: $2,500
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: Last Friday in June

    Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship

    • Eligibility: 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 the application the packet), have a GPA of 3.0 or greater (applicant must submit an official transcript), submit an essay about aviation, your goals and dreams and why you should receive this scholarship, complete the official application. If applying as an incoming freshman, provide the acceptance letter from the college/university at which the applicant will be attending and an official high school transcript.
    • Amount: $1,500
    • Address: 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20006
    • Contact:
    • Deadline: Last Friday in March

    AOPA Foundation’s Primary Certification Scholarships

    Funds awarded can be applied to training for an initial pilot certificate including a sport, private, or recreational pilot certificate.

    • Eligibility: Age 16 or older, and must be an AOPA member
    • Amount: $2500- $7500
    • Deadline: May 2

    AOPA Foundation Advanced Rating Scholarships

    Able use the awards to help fund training for an instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, flight instructor certificate, instrument flight instructor certificate, or multiengine flight instructor certificate

    • Eligibility: age requirements will vary depending on the certificate or rating sought
    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: May 2

    Flight Training Scholarships

    Funded by donations to AOPA

    • Eligibility: Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident, and at least 16 years of age at the time of application. There are no exceptions to this. If you will not be 16 years old by May 31, 2017, then you are not eligible to apply. You must also hold a current FAA Student Pilot Certificate at the time of application and be a current member of AOPA at both the time of application and when the scholarship is awarded. You cannot have completed the FAA practical test/checkride at the time of application.
    • Amount: $2,500—$5,000
    • Contact: FTscholarship@aopa.org
    • Deadline: May 31

    The AOPA You Can Fly High School Scholarship Program

    Able to be used to pay for an initial pilot certificate, including a sport, private, or recreational pilot certificate. 

    • Eligibility: Current high school students ages 15 to 18
    • Amount: $5000
    • Deadline: May 2

    Richard R. Harper Flight Training Award

    Presented in memory of Richard R. Harper by his wife Gretchen

    Funds will be allocated to the student and flight training program to ensure appropriate use and a process for progress checks.

    • Eligibility: Student must show financial need, a passion for aviation, and ambition to pursue a career as a pilot
    • Amount: Two $7,500 scholarships
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org

    Tinker Murdock Family Flight Training Award

    Presented by Michael Murdock and Anne Tinker

    The applicant will be active in EAA’s ground school or other training program showing commitment to educational opportunity; Must provide written goal statement explaining how certification will aid in accomplishing that goal; Funds will be allocated to the student and training program to ensure appropriate use and a process for progress checks.

    • Eligibility: Student must be a Young Eagle or Next Step applicant seeking their Private Pilot Certificate
    • Amount: Up to $7,500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org

    Noah Favaregh Flight Training Award

    Presented to remember the spirit and dedication of Noah Favaregh

    Funds awarded to student and flight training program with benchmarks of achievements.

    • Eligibility: Student pursuing pilot certification; Student must have soloed
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org

    I Hart Flying Scholarship

    Presented by EAA from funds provided by the I Hart Flying Foundations sponsors. Must be used to acquire a Private Pilot Certificate.

    • Eligibility: Student must be between 18-26; Preference is given to young women students
    • Amount: $5,000 scholarships
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: November 3

    DAHER Scholarship

    Internship fund

    • Eligibility: Given to one male student and one female student; Age 18-24; must intend on a career in aviation
    • Amount: N/A
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: April 3

    Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship

    Presented by the Vernon family

    • Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a recognized professional aviation training program in a higher education institution or a technical school
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    David Alan Quick Scholarship

    Presented by EAA from the endowment from David Alan Quick and the Quick family

    • Eligibility: Student Must be a junior or senior in good standing, enrolled in an accredited college or university, and pursuing a degree in Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    David Mineck Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded in remembrance of David Mineck

    • Eligibility: Student must pursue a post-secondary education in the aerospace field
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    H.P. “Bud” Milligan Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in an accredited aviation program at a college, technical school, or aviation academy
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Harry E. Arcamuzi Aviation Scholarship

    Funded by the Harry E. Arcamuzi family endowment

    May be renewed for up to three years based on academic standing.

    • Eligibility: Student must be an inner-city student with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale; Must pursue an aviation-related career following high school
    • Amount: $500
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship

    In honor of Gerald “Jerry” Holland

    • Eligibility: Student must be a graduating high school senior that is a US citizen with the desire to attend a four-year degree focusing on Aviation Management of Aeronautical Management with a focus on General Aviation; Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher; Minimum of 75 community service hours required. Not a need-based scholarship and special considerations are given to student-athletes.
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Michael Blume Memorial Scholarship

    In memory of Michael Blume

    • Eligibility: Student must be from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin and pursuing a degree in aerospace engineering; 3.2 GPA or higher; two letters of recommendation from faculty, staff, employers, or others with knowledge of skill. Please provide copy of student or private pilot’s certificate
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Payzer Scholarship

    Presented by EAA from the Payzer endowment

    • Eligibility: Student enrolled in an accredited college, university, or post-secondary school with an emphasis in technical skills. Must be enrolled in a major seeking a career in engineering, mathematics, or both the physical or biomedical sciences.
    • Amount: $5,000 scholarship
    • Contact: scholarships@eaa.org
    • Deadline: January 31

    Air Charter Service Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a fully-accredited university aviation of engineering program within the United States. This includes, but is not limited to, Commercial Aviation, Professional Pilot, Aviation Management, Airport Management, etc.
    • Contact: Glenn.Phillips@aircharterservice.com
    • Amount: $5,000
    • Deadline: December 31

    NARA Aviation Scholarship

    • Eligibility: This award is available to full time, undergraduate (freshman through senior) students (a minimum of 12 hours/semester) and graduate students
      • Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are preferred
      • Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA on a 4.0-grade scale (high school GPA for freshman applicants)
      • Eligible students should apply through their university’s Financial Aid Office
    • Contact: devri@NARAaircraft.com
    • Amount: Vary from $1,000—$5,000
    • Deadlines: Financial Aid Office must submit a list of applicants meeting the NARA Scholarship requirements no later than September 30

    Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship (AEMSF): Academic Scholarship

    • Contact: AEChair@ninety-nines.org
    • Award: Up to $10,000 scholarship towards one year of a college degree in aviation or aerospace. Students may re-apply for continuing support through graduation.
    • Deadline(s): December 1, 2018

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