About the Scholarship

Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship is sponsored by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin. The foundation is a nonprofit community corporation created by and for the people of north-central Wisconsin to provide for the long-term needs of our local communities. The Archie C. Towle Aviation Endowment Fund was established to honor the memory of Archie C. Towle while continuing to promote the advancement of aviation as a career. 


What are the basic procedures required to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • Applicants must also provide their official transcript of grades while applying for this scholarship.

  • Must submit a list of extracurricular activities and community service which is available online.

  • The applicant must provide two reference letters.


What does Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship provide?

  • This scholarship provides $1500 annually which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship is limited to one candidate each year.

  • Scholarship funds will generally be paid by the Community Foundation directly to the institution where instruction is to occur upon receipt of proof of services.

  • The scholarship must be requested within one year of notification of receipt of the award, unless other arrangements are agreed upon.


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of February 01, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other information are available online on the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a resident living a 50-mile radius of the greater Wausau area.

  • The applicant must be able to showcase ability and a strong desire to pursue a career in aviation.

  • The student should be able to pass at least a second class FAA medical examination for flight training.