Alaska Airmen Association (AAA) has announced seven different scholarships to support the aviation industry and its lifestyle. The scholarships are given according to respective criteria set for all high school junior/senior undergraduates and graduates. Each scholarship offers Alaska’s different airline fields, such as pilot or students who want to build a career in aviation management, Aircraft maintenance, and so on.
All scholarships offer different awards based on their criteria, such as Christian D. Bohrer memorial scholarship: for students who want to be professional pilots, and the amount awarded is $2,500. Bob Reeve Aviation Management: for those who want to seek a career in aviation management, the amount awarded is $3,000. John P. Professional Pilot scholarship: for the professional pilot to grow their industry, the amount awarded is $2,500. Bob Ellis Memorial: for those interested in Southeast Alaska Airlines and is for their resident and amount awarded is $500. F. Atlee Dodge Maintenance scholarship: for students who want work for airplane advancements, the amount awarded is $2,500 Joe Stancil JR. Flight Training Scholarship: for those who want to seek a private pilot certificate and the amount awarded is $3,000. Don and Carol Bedford Memorial Scholarship: 2 different scholarships for those who want to pursue a career in aviation mechanics and other to female applicants pursuing a career in the aviation field, and the amount awarded is $2,500. All the above-mentioned scholarships will help students pursue their careers in the aviation field and grow in their respective specializations.
The Alaska Airmen Association(AAA) was founded in 1951 and is one of the largest general aviation communities in the country. The mission of this association is to support and grow the aviation community and protect aviation, preserve and promote the airline and aviation industry in Alaska.
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|Organization||Alaska Airmen Association|
|Education Level||High school senior/junior, undergraduates, and graduates|
|Amount||Varies(according to scholarship) $500-$3,000|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Contest Deadline||March 01, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
- High school senior/junior, undergraduates, and graduates (depending on each scholarship criteria)
- U.S. resident
- Alaska resident (only in required scholarship criteria)
- Students who want to seek a career in Aviation.
How to Apply?
Applicants who want to apply for the scholarship program of their choice and fill the application form applicants can apply for more than one scholarship program and have to submit one application per category. With the application, students should attach additional documents such as U.S. residency proof, Alaska residency proof, a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the applicant’s aviation experience, one supporting document from transcripts, an additional letter of recommendation, awards, etc. All these documents can be submitted to the email received by the association’s staff member or uploaded on google drive with the proper name.
After all the above process is completed, the applicant will receive an email of successful submission of the application. If not, then one should contact on (907) 245-1251.
All scholarship recipients will be announced in April.
The applicants who get selected for different scholarship programs according to their criteria will be awarded between $500-$3,000. The amount will be used for students’ educational requirements in Aviation and related fields in Alaska. This will help students build their career in Alaska Airlines in different sectors, including the professional pilot, airline maintenance, aircraft mechanics, etc. This will empower the students studying in Alaska to achieve their goals with the necessary resources.
Students who consider themselves eligible for the different scholarship programs of their choice can submit their applications with required documents no later than March 01, 2022. Applications received after this date will be declared ineligible and will not be included in any scholarship programs.