University Aviation Association

Signature Flight Support, in coordination with NBAA Charities, has established the Eddie Queen Business Aviation Management Scholarship to benefit undergraduates pursuing careers in business aviation management. The scholarship was created to honor the memory of Eddie Queen, a Signature Flight Support line service technician for 58 years. His dedication and commitment were an inspiration to all who benefitted from his service.

 NBAA Charities and Signature Flight Support will annually award $2,500 to an undergraduate student (sophomore or higher) who is officially enrolled in an aviation management program at a University Aviation Association (UAA) member school. Applicants must show a passion for aviation and demonstrate superior customer service skills, as Eddie Queen did.

 Scholarships will be awarded for the 2014–15 academic year, and checks will be made payable to the school. Awards will be made to U.S. citizens or permanent residents without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by Oct. 31, 2015, or risk forfeit of the award.

 A completed application package, which includes application form, one essay, one transcript, one resume and two letters of recommendation, must be received by NBAA Charities no later than Aug. 22, 2014, to be considered for the scholarship. See application form on website for details.

 For all NBAA Charities scholarships, applicants are limited to receiving one award per person, per year. Direct all questions about this application to NBAA at (202) 783-9250 or

 Cliff Lovin Scholarship

Woolpert is pleased to announce that they have established the Cliff Lovin Scholarship for geography or engineering students attending school in the State of Ohio. The intent of the scholarship is to support the geospatial industry by helping students interested in careers related to the field.

The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student with a major in geography or engineering who is currently enrolled at a university located in Ohio. The scholarship will be paid directly to the student’s university. Applications and an official transcript should be submitted by August 15th 2014; evaluation will be made by the Cliff Lovin Scholarship Committee.

The completed applications and an official transcript should be sent to the Cliff Lovin Scholarship Committee c/o CEAO, 6500 Busch Blvd., Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio, by August 15th 2014. The application form is included with this letter. The winning student will be announced at the 2014 Ohio GIS Conference on September 22-24 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus, Ohio.


The Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship.  The Ninety-Nines will award a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship to provide a young woman (age 16-20 at any time during the 2014 calendar year) with financial support for flight training through her first solo and beyond. The scholarship will be awarded during the WomenVenture activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 30, 2014.   Funds for the scholarship were provided by the 99s with support from a 2013 Lightspeed Aviation Foundation grant.  Applications will be accepted through July 10, 2014.   Proof of financial need and financial information is not required.  Applications should be submitted by July 10, 2014 through the EAA web site at 


99s Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund   The Ninety-Nines Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund (AEMSF) has just awarded 17 “Fly Now” Scholarships to women who want to learn to fly.   Applications for the 2014 Fly Now fall scholarships will be available in July 2014.   Applicants will need to join the 99s as an Associate (student) member, to submit an application.


In addition to the Fly Now Scholarships, the AEMSF offers fully paid scholarship to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course, including instrument, multi-engine, commercial, ATP, flight instructor, emergency maneuver training and all kinds of type ratings.  What is unique about these scholarships is that they cover the full cost of the training.  Most of the scholarships in this group require prior membership in the 99s.  Additional information about these scholarships can be found at   The Fund also offers scholarships for college students majoring in aviation-related fields.


ISTAT Foundation

The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Scholarship Program. The ISTAT Foundation fosters interest and creates opportunities in the global aviation community by providing grants, scholarships, internships and humanitarian aid worldwide.

For more information please Click Here

 Jason Dahl Scholarship

The Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce the availability of 16 scholarships for $1,000 each for full-time students in four year college and university aviation programs who aspire to be professional pilots.  This scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Captain Jason Dahl, the Captain of the Boeing 757 that was hijacked on September 11, 2001, and which crashed near Shanksville, PA.  The website is

The flyer provides information on the scholarship, and contains a link to the application under the “Scholarship” tab on the website.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

 American Association of Airport Executives – Great Lakes Chapter

What is the GREAT LAKES CHAPTER AAAE? The Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is one of six regional Chapters recognized by AAAE. The Great Lakes Chapter was formed in 1968 and serves airports in twelve mid-western states including IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI and the Canadian Provinces of Manitoba and Ontario. Each State and Province has a representative on the Chapter Executive Committee. Like the national organization the Great Lakes Chapter strives to promote professionalism in the airport management career field and provides educational and networking opportunities to all categories of airport personnel as well as to college students pursuing airport management related career fields. The Chapter offers the following programs and opportunities for the benefit of our members:

     • A family oriented Annual Conference and Business Meeting at various locations within the Chapter area.

     • A General Membership Meeting each year at the AAAE Annual Conference.

     • A Winter Executive Committee Meeting in February or March of each year at a location within the Chapter designated by the President.

     • We co-host the annual National Air Service Conference and Aviation Ground Services Initiatives Workshop at various locations throughout the country with AAAE.

     • We co-host the National Aviation Environmental Management Conference at various locations throughout the country with AAAE.

     • We provide scholarships and financial assistance and mentoring to members and student members to promote their professional development and to achieve AAAE accreditation.

     • We recognize exemplary performance in the field of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting with an annual Valor Award open to national competition and an Achievement Award within the Chapter annually.

We invite you to consider membership in the Great Lakes Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives and opening the door to new opportunities for you within the Chapter region and nationally.

Scholarship and Development Assistance Details for Students:

Instructions: You must be an individual member of Great Lakes Chapter (GLC) of the AAAE by applying separately and paying $35 annual dues, while being a student of airport management. Any requests for Scholarship and Development Assistance reimbursement may be submitted with this application for a AAAE event or other assistance needs that occurred within the preceding 12 months. Candidates would have the ability to receive reimbursement 12 months past the award date or 12 months prior to the next award date. Reimbursements will be awarded to student members upon confirmation of successful completion of an examination program, conference or course work attendance. The information presented on this application will determine your eligibility for this assistance and will also be used as a basis for your ranking. For this reason, it is important that you answer all questions completely and attach your autobiography and your statement of interest. You may attach a resume, recommendation letters or any additional information you believe is pertinent. If you need additional room to respond, please attach a sheet that includes a reference to the question you are responding to. For any questions, please contact:

Tom Stastny at 773-838-0686, or

Applications must be received at the following address by March 31, 2014:

Thomas Stastny, A.A.E.

Professional Development Committee

Chicago Midway International Airport Department of Aviation

5757 S. Cicero Avenue

Chicago, IL 60638

Please click here to download the full application

  National Gay Pilot’s Association

  Hecksel-Sutherland Scholarship – Awarded to select women with an interest in aviation 

Ninety-Nines, the international organization of women pilots is the oldest organization devoted to
women in aviation. The organization’s mission is to promote the advancement of aviation through
education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our
passion for flight. The members of the Michigan Chapter of Ninety-Nines are part of a world-wide
organization of approximately 4000 members.

The Michigan Chapter of 99s is excited to be able to offer the Hecksel-Sutherland scholarship to
women who are interested in all aspects of aviation. The chapter began working towards the
scholarship in 1997, and had begun planning it before that. 2013 will mark the third time the
scholarship will be awarded. The amount of the award may be $2000.00.

H-S Application 2013

Other NATF Scholarship links.

A Guide and Reference to a wide range of topics and resources for those pursuing an Aviation Education.


National Air Transportation Association


National Business Aviation Association


Scholarship Links from the FAA Website


University Aviation Association
Another good source for scholarship information is the University Aviation Association. An extensive clearinghouse of aviation scholarships, this site lists available assistance from the UAA as well as from affiliated organizations.


 Ninety-Nines Scholarship List


National Council for Aviation Education


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