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.

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The AMAC Foundation scholarship application period for the 2022–2023 academic year is closed!

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2022
Application Review Period: Mid—Late April 2022
Scholarships Announced: Early May 2022
Scholarships Disbursed to Schools: Late Summer 2022—Early Fall 2022

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  • Aviation and Professional Development Scholarship is for students pursuing aviation-related careers and majoring in Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering, Communications, Finance, Civil/Chemical/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Computer or Environmental Science.
  • AMAC Legacy Scholarship is for students, family members or mentees of an AMAC member.
  • AECOM FLY Scholarship is for students pursuing an aviation-related career to cover educational and related costs in architectural, engineering or construction disciplines.
  • Heinemann Americas Aviation Scholarship is for women and/ or minority students who wish to enter the field of aviation to cover educational and related costs.
  • J.A. Watts, Inc. Diversity in Aviation Scholarship is for students of color who are pursuing a career in construction within the aviation industry. Eligible students for this scholarship must be U.S. citizens entering their junior, senior, fifth year or master’s program, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture.

2021 Scholarship Recipients


Ethan Barnhart

Averett University

Athena Chang

Stanford University

Jayla Cornelius

Princeton University

Albert Edney, III

North Carolina A&T State University

Amayaa Edwards

San Diego State University

Abe Ejilemele

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kayla Gibson

Howard University

Chad Graham

University of Texas - Austin

Ellie De Groote

Utah State University

Bryce A. Highgate

North Carolina Agricultural &Technical State University

Jonah Herrera-Dodd

University of Chicago

McKenzie Jackson

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Bauldwine K. Lazare Jr.


AnnaLynn Lewis

LeTourneau University

Alondra Milagros López Torres

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Andrew Nguyen

Seattle University

Christopher Sanchez

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Jane Squire

Southern Utah University

Courtlyn Thornton

Louisiana State University

Asher Tungsvik

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Elizabeth “Libby’ Vale

Bowling Green State University

Garrett Zorn

Alabama Aviation College

Kaylen Sanders

Prairie View A&M University

Makyia Wykle

North Carolina A&T State University

Megan Stumbo

University of North Dakota

Parker Rollins

Utah State University

Reese Rivera

Baylor University


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