Scholarships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

The AIAA Foundation funds a number of scholarships to both undergraduate- and graduate-level students. This furthers a key part of its mission: supporting the success of future aerospace professionals.

The AIAA Foundation's undergraduate scholarship program offers 30 scholarships of $2000 - $2500 to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year. All recipients can apply to renew their scholarship annually until they graduate. And through the annual graduate scholarship program, the AIAA Foundation presents ten graduate awards worth $5000 each and four graduate awards of $10,000 each. Deadline date is January 31st of each year.

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National Aircraft Finance Association Scholarship

The NAFA Corporate Aviation Business Scholarship was established to benefit university students seeking a business career in Corporate Aviation and, specifically, within the corporate aircraft Finance, Legal and Insurance community.  This Scholarship is offered by the National Aircraft Finance Association ("NAFA"), and the amount of Scholarship funds to be made available each year, and for any one Scholarship winner, shall be determined annually by the NAFA. More information & Application. Deadline Date is October 31st.

The Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship is the newest addition to the scholarship program sponsored by NATF. The fund was established in the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in avaition spanned 63 years. He was founder of Executive Beechcraft, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., and was twice named Beech Aircraft's Man of the Year. The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual flight training scholarship to a qualified individual. Additional details and application. 

Michelin Careers in Aviation Scholarship

Careers in Aviation is pleased to announce a partnership with Michelin Aircraft Tire in offering a $1000 scholarship award to a qualified applicant to complete their education in the field of aerospace. The scholarship is open to students enrolled in an aviation-related degree program. The student must maintain a grade-average of 3.0 or higher.

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Florida Spaceport Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, Inc.

The Mary Blackwell - Anne Walker scholarship for $1,500.  This scholarship is for any female pilot planning on making a career in aviation who meets the requirements and is interested in applying.  For the application please go to Mary Black - Anne Walker Memorial Scholarship.

 Commissary Scholarship for Military Families

$1,500 scholarships are available  for children of military active-duty, retired, and Guard and Reserve service members. Most of the funds are donated by manufacturers, brokers and suppliers selling groceries in commissaries and every dollar donated to the program by industry or the general public goes to fung the scholarship. The program is administered by the Fisher House Foundation. The program is directed to those pursuing a full time scholastic program. For more information:
Military Scholarship

Service Member Scholarships Available

While looking for money for school many serive members, veterans, and their families tend to overlook the over $300 million of military -- and veteran -- related scholarships and grants.  In fact, many scholarships go unclaimed because students don't know where to look.  Fortunatley, there is a great online resource to help service members find the scholarship and learn how, where, and when to apply.  Visit the Military.com's Scholarship Finder today.

Homeland Security DHS Education Programs

Scholarships and Summer Internships

 

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