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.

To support our efforts furthering minorities and women as aviation professionals, make a tax-deductible donation or consider a corporate sponsorship.


The AMAC Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year!

To be considered, complete the online application. After completing the online application, please email all accompanying documentation to Terri Frierson, AMAC Foundation Program Manager, at

DEADLINE: Monday, March 29, 2021



The Aviation and Professional Development Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing an aviation related career and seek a major in Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering, Communications, Finance, Civil / Chemical / Structural / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Environmental Science.

The AMAC Legacy Scholarship is awarded to students, family member or mentee of an AMAC member.

The AECOM FLY Scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates an interest in pursuing an aviation related career to cover educational and related costs in architectural, engineering or construction disciplines.

The Heinemann Americas Aviation Scholarship is awarded to ten women and/or minority students who wish to enter the field of aviation to cover educational and related costs.



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