Scholarships

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 to further minorities and women as aviation professionals, make a tax-deductible donation or consider a corporate sponsorship.

The AMAC Foundation Scholarship Application is Open! Apply by Friday, March 10, 2023

—> Submission Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023
—> Application Review Period: Mid—Late April 2023
—> Scholarships Announced: Early May 2023
—> Scholarships Disbursed to Schools: Late Summer 2023—Early Fall 2023

 

Questions? Contact foundation@amac-org.com.

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The AMAC Foundation is offering multiple scholarships to students in an accredited college, university or trade school pursuing degrees/certifications for aviation-related careers! The deadline to apply is March 10, 2023—spread the word! www.amac-org.com/foundation/scholarships

 

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Available Scholarships:

Aviation and Professional Development Scholarship is for high school, college/university and trade school students pursuing aviation-related careers. Eligible students must also be U.S. citizens pursuing a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or certification in accounting, airport and airline management services, air traffic control and dispatching, architecture, aviation, aviation and avionics maintenance, civil, chemical, structural, mechanical and/or electrical engineering, communications, computer science, construction/construction management, engineering, environmental science, finance, piloting and in-flight services and weather science and aerospace engineering.

AMAC Legacy Scholarship is for AMAC member-referred students, family members or mentees pursuing aviation-related careers. Eligible students must also be U.S. citizens pursuing a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or certification in accounting, airport and airline management services, air traffic control and dispatching, architecture, aviation, aviation and avionics maintenance, civil, chemical, structural, mechanical and/or electrical engineering, communications, computer science, construction/construction management, engineering, environmental science, finance, piloting and in-flight services and weather science and aerospace engineering.

AECOM FLY Scholarship is to cover educational, coursework and technology costs for students from racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse communities and backgrounds, including females or persons of color pursuing an aviation-related career in architecture, engineering and/or construction disciplines (including Airport Infrastructure Development). Eligible students must also be U.S. citizens pursuing a bachelor’s (sophomore, junior, senior, fifth year) or master’s degree in architecture, construction or engineering.

Heinemann Americas Aviation Scholarship is to cover educational and related costs for women and/or minority students who wish to enter the aviation industry.

J.A. Watts, Inc. Diversity in Aviation Scholarship is for students of color pursuing a construction career in the aviation industry. Eligible students must also be U.S. citizens pursuing a bachelor’s (junior, senior, fifth year) or master’s degree in architecture, construction management or engineering.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Jennifer Asmussen

Baylor University

Bryce Biagas

Hampton University

Jordan Burkett

Utah State University

Caylin Cannady

University of Oklahoma

Jayla Cornelius

Princeton University

Jordan Davis-Wiley

University of Southern California

Albert DeFrance Edney, II

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Ellie De Groote

Utah State University

Devani Dominguez-Bolanos

University of Colorado, Denver

Coby Duhon

Prairie View A&M University

Bayla Felton

Elizabeth City State University

Sunnie Fisher

Hampton University

Mayceo Flores

Cal Poly Pomona

Kayla Gibson

Howard University

Franklin Gilbert III

University of Memphis

Julien Guillory

Jacksonville University

Nehmiah Harris

University of Oklahoma

Bryce Highgate

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Percell Jackson

Hampton University

Caitlin Jellen

Jacksonville University

Eraldo Llukaj

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Joel Mink

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Alicia Narcisse

Lewis University

Malia Mitchell

Howard University

Farida Moalim

Miami Dade College

Praises Orji

University of Washington

Brynn Rechsteiner

LeTourneau University

Reese Rivera

Baylor University

Parker Rollins

Utah State University

Cameron Salisbury

North Carolina A&T State University

Chris Sanchez

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott Campus

Kross Talamantes

Utah State University

Patrick Thompson

Purdue University

Minh Ton

University of Maryland

Elizabeth Vale

Bowling Green State University

Jordan Williams

Undeclared

Makyia Wykle

North Carolina A&T State University

Warda Yakub

Embry Riddle Aeronautical College

Industry Scholarship Opportunities

Note: The opportunities listed are the sole responsibility of each organization. Contact the specific organization for more information regarding related requirements. If you would like to post an internship or student opportunity, please email foundation@amac-org.com.

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Aerospace Engineering

Bonita Jean Olson Memorial Scholarship

Estimated Value: 3000
Available Scholarship: 1
Scholarship Year: 2023
 

Bonnie started her career as an educator, moving on to the aviation and aerospace industry, and spending almost 30 years working in commercial aviation and space programs. Upon retirement her passion for aviation blossomed while volunteering at The Museum of Flight, where she loved to lead tours attired as a Women Airforce Service

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Aerospace Engineering

Delta Air Lines Engineering Scholarship

Estimated Value: 5000
Available Scholarship: 1
Scholarship Year: 2023
 
Delta Air Lines will award a $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in a Baccalaureate degree in Aerospace/ Aeronautical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, the recipient will receive a trip to the 34th Annual Women in Aviation International Conference (includes round trip airfare, hotel… Read More

Aerospace Engineering

The NKL Aerospace Engineering Scholarship

Estimated Value: 1000
Available Scholarship:  1
Scholarship Year:  2023

Individual must be enrolled or accepted in an accredited 2 or 4-year college, technical institution, or certificate program with a declared major in Aerospace Engineering. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must provide a copy of an enrollment acceptance letter.… Read More

Aerospace Engineering

WAI Mechanical Engineering Scholarship

Estimated Value: 5000
Available Scholarship: 4
Scholarship Year:  2023

This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in aeronautical, electrical, or mechanical engineering degree. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, leadership skills and future career aspirations.  Applicants must meet all WAI scholarship requirements, a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale); enrolled in an accredited U.S. engineering through a college or university; and must be a sophomore or higher.… Read More

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2021 Scholarship Recipients