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 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.

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

Franklin Gilbert III

University of Memphis

Julien Guillory

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

Reese Rivera

Baylor University

Parker Rollins

Utah State University

Patrick Thompson

Purdue University

Minh Ton

University of Maryland

Elizabeth Vale

Bowling Green State University

Jordan Williams


Makyia Wykle

North Carolina A&T State University

Warda Yakub

Embry Riddle Aeronautical College

Internship and Scholarship Opportunities

Note: The opportunities listed are the sole responsibility of each organization. Contact the specific organization for more information regarding related requirements.

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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