Regional Airline Association
Scholarship INformation-Detailed Information
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: Up to three (3) annual scholarships may be awarded in amounts of $1000 per recipient. Scholarships will be awarded without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin.
Scholarship Requirements: Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship:
1. Applicant 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;
2. Applicants must possess a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. An official
transcript reflecting grades through the previous academic year at high school,
college or university must accompany the application;
3. A resume outlining the applicants work experience, extracurricular or community activities;
4. A 350-word career essay describing the applicant’s interests in the airline industry;
5. A faculty recommendation must accompany the application;
Scholarship Criteria: The following criteria are used for the ranking of applicants for the RAA Foundation Scholarship:
1. Demonstrated scholastic achievement;
2. Demonstrated work experience, extracurricular or community activities;
3. Strength of faculty recommendation; and
4. Strength of applicant’s 350-word career essay
How To Apply: Universities and colleges may submit a maximum of two (2) complete student application packages no later
than Friday, March 14, 2014. Only completed scholarship packages will be considered.
Students may not submit their own application packages. The packages must be sent to:
Applications may now be submitted electronically. Preferred method will be an electronically scanned copy of the required documents
& application in PDF format.
Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “2014 RAA SCHOLARSHIP- LAST NAME: Please use “delivery conformation” options with your e-mail and ask for the recipient’s verification.
Applications sent by mail must be RECEIVED no later than March 14.
Regional Airline Association
2025 M Street, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3309
When Awards Are Made: Scholarship awards will be announced no later than April 10.
Winners will be asked for a headshot and short bio to be featured in Regional Horizons.
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.
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.
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:
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
Additional Financial Aid Resources
- Student Loan Network