University Aviation Association
University Aviation Association
3410 Skyway Dr.
Auburn, AL 36830-6444
Purpose: To encourage a high level of achievement in aviation studies through education assistance. Focus: Aviation. Qualif.: Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA; must have Federal Aviation Administration certification in either aviation maintenance or flight; a member of at least one Aviation organization; and juniors or seniors currently enrolled in a UAA member institution. Criteria: Preference is given to applicants with demonstrated interest or experience in aviation simulation; aircraft restoration; aerobatics; with work experience in aviation; with work experience while in school; and exhibits financial need.
Funds Avail.: 1,500. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must submit five copies of completed application form; a brief essay; transcript; FAA certificates; one letter of reference; documents about financial status and other supporting documents. Deadline: April 4.
Purpose: To encourage careers in aviation and other related fields through educational assistance. Focus: Aviation. Qualif.: Applicants must be U.S. citizens; enrolled in or planning to pursue two- or four-year degrees in the field of aviation; must be officially enrolled in a UAA member institution; and have a 3.0 GPA. Criteria: Awards are given based on academic merit and character.
Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Applicants must submit application form; proof of enrollment; transcript; an essay (250 words typewritten, double-spaced) on “How Can I Improve Aviation Education”. Deadline: May 31. Contact: Kevin R. Kuhlmann, Professor of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Campus Box 30, PO Box 173362, Denver, CO 802173362.
Purpose: To promote educational pursuits in the field of aviation or space-related fields through financial assistance. Focus: Aviation. Qualif.: Applicants must be U.S. citizens; sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students; enrolled in a UAA member institution; and must have 2.5 overall GPA and 3.0 in Aviation. Criteria: Priority is given to applicants who have an FAA certification as a pilot or mechanic; formerly or currently in military service via active duty, ROTC, the Air National Guard or Reserves while in school; and member of an aviation-related association or professional group such as the UAA.
Funds Avail.: $2,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must submit original copies and five copies of application form; official transcript; and recommendation letter from the institution. Deadline: May 15.
Remarks: Established in memory of Paul A. Whelan, an aviation educator. Contact: Dr. David A. NewMyer, Chair, University Aviation Association Scholarship Committee, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1365 Douglas Drive, ASA Carbondale, IL 62901-6623.
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