Scholarships in Aviation-related Disciplines

Dutch and Ginger Arver Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college student who is attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft repair program.

GBAA Aviation Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Georgia high school graduate (or have a GED equivalent from an accredited Georgia school or Home School Program) who is enrolled as a full-time student or has been accepted as a full-time student into an accredited/FAA-approved college program pursuing an aviation-related certificate or undergraduate or graduate degree in the fields of flight technology, aviation maintenance technology, aviation operations, aviation management, or aeronautical engineering (applicants in other aviation disciplines will be considered). Completed application, 500-1,000 word essay, and one letter of recommendation from a school official or other advisor/mentor are required to be submitted. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required (both high school and college, if applicable).

Sport's Pilot Shop Aviation Explorer Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an Aviation Explorer who plans to enroll in an aviation curriculum at any university or school. Three letters of recommendation, a short essay and a photograph are required. Application must be approved by applicant's local Learning for Life office for consideration.

Fred Souders & Lee Ray Olinger Aviation Scholarship Endowment

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of Southridge High School pursuing a degree related to the field of aviation.

Frosty & Muriel Jones Scholarship Endowment

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of Southridge High School pursuing education in the field of aviation.

EAA Chapter 1354 Aviation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Johnson County high school who will pursue a full-time associate or baccalaureate course of study at Purdue University - School of Aviation, Vincennes University, Indiana State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University or University of Illinois and planning a career as a commercial pilot, transport pilot, airport administration or aeronautical engineering.

Blair Parsley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Johnson County high school who will study aviation at an accredited college or university in Indiana. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Wells County Pilot Association, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Wells County, IN high school planning to enter an accredited post-secondary aviation-related field of study.

Guggenheim Fellowship

Award: $45,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a pre-doctoral student who has completed preliminary course work and examinations and is engaged in dissertation research. Postdoctoral applicants should have received their Ph.D. within the past seven years. Fellowship is a competitive three to 12 month in-residence fellowship for pre-or postdoctoral research in aviation and space history.