Terri Frierson, AMAC Foundation Manager


  AMAC Foundation



The AMAC Foundation works alongside AMAC and is dedicated to advancing minorities and women pursuing careers in the aviation industry by developing educational programs and providing scholarships to students who are emerging aviation professionals.

Established in 1997, the AMAC Foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing a broad range of aviation careers through airports, airlines, and the public and private sectors. In 2023, the AMAC Foundation awarded more than $130,000 in scholarships. To support our efforts to further minorities and women as aviation professionals, make a tax-deductible donation or consider a corporate sponsorship.





To attract, support and develop minorities and women students in the aviation and aerospace industries.

The Foundation Accomplishes Its Mission By:

  • Offering Scholarships to Support Students Pursuing Careers in the Aviation Industry
  • Developing Programs and Events to Maximize Opportunities for Aviation Professionals and Students to Connect and Network


To provide minorities and women students access to equitable and diverse opportunities in the aviation and aerospace industries.