About the Scholarship

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Foundation has started the A.A.A.E foundation scholarship to U.G students who are admitted to an aviation program at an accredited college, university or community college located in the United States. All schools must be accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. A student must have financial need and academic excellence to receive this grant opportunity. The Awards must be used to pay for tuition, books, lab fees or other approved school-related expenses it should not be used to pay for room and board or other expenses.


 How to Apply for this scholarship?

  • To be considered for this scholarship, a student should submit a Completed and signed scholarship application to the financial aid division of AAAE. 

  • An applicant must give a personal statement on his/her educational goals and how they relate to his/her career goals

  • In addition to that, a student should give completed Projected Annual Parent Aid form (PAPA), which describes his/her parent's annual income. 

  • An applicant is also required to submit the recent transcript or copy of the applicant’s grades to demonstrate the academic performance of a student. 

  • Additionally, a student needs to submit a recommendation letter from his/her college professor.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The Organization is funding $1500 to 10 applicants every year. The award is non-renewable.

The scholarship deadline is on 28th February 2019. All the applicants must apply for this scholarship before the mentioned date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate students with a junior class standing or higher, or graduate students who are enrolled in an aviation program.

  • A student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to become eligible.

  • Membership in AAAE is not required to qualify for this award.

  • A student must have good academic records, financial need, participation in school and community activities, work experience.


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