We are not currently accepting any applications for the following scholarships.
Apply for these scholarships to help you further your college education! Applications close annually on February 28 (unless noted).
Harry E. Arcamuzi Aviation Scholarship
This $500 scholarship will be awarded to an inner-city student with a high school GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to pursue a career in the field of aviation following high school. The scholarship may be renewed, based on academic standing, for up to three additional years. The endowed scholarship was made possible by the generosity of the Harry E. Arcamuzi Family.
Michael Blume Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship is in honor of Michael Blume who passed away in June 2014. Mike was an Air Traffic Controller with the Federal Aviation Administration for 24 years as well as a pilot with nearly 10,000 flight hours. Michael’s love and passion for aviation were well known and he inspired many people to follow careers in aviation, as pilots, flight instructors, and air traffic controllers. He was a flight instructor who always taught safety first and foremost, and believed it was important for pilots and air traffic controllers to understand the environment and challenges each face in their profession.
This scholarship will provide financial support of $1,000 per year to a student enrolled in an aviation program, with preference given to students whose permanent residence is from the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Scholarship recipient must provide proof of GPA of 3.2 or above, and two letters of recommendation from faculty, staff, employers, or others with knowledge of your abilities. In addition, please submit a one-page typed essay outlining career/educational goals and how enrollment in your selected program will advance those goals. If applicable, please include a copy of your student or private pilot certificate. These can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing enrolled in an accredited college, university, or technical college pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering, or Aeronautical Engineering. Financial need is a consideration.
Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship
This $1,000 annual scholarship was set up to honor Gerald “Jerry” Holland and will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who is a US citizen and wishes to attend an accredited college or university that offers an undergraduate four-year degree in Aviation Management or Aeronautical Management, with a concentration or degree that focuses on the General Aviation industry (non-pilot/flight training programs). The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and have completed a minimum of 75 hours of community service. This is not a need-based scholarship, and special consideration will be given to student athletes.
H.P. "Bud" Milligan Aviation Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in an accredited aviation program at a college, technical school, or aviation academy.
David Mineck Memorial Scholarship
This $500 endowed scholarship, awarded to a student annually to pursue a post secondary education in the field of Aerospace, was created in memory of David William Mineck by his family, friends and associates. David was a passionate private pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and a longtime member of EAA.
Presented by EAA from an endowment from the Payzer Family to an individual accepted or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or post-secondary school with an emphasis on technical information. The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a person who is seeking a major and declares an intention to pursue a professional career in engineering, mathematics, or the physical or biological sciences.
The Pratt & Whitney Canada Women in Engineering Scholarship
Every second, a Pratt & Whitney Canada powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. Pratt & Whitney Canada provides power to the world’s largest fleet of business, regional and general aviation aircraft as well as helicopters – more than 50,000 engines in service in over 200 countries.
Pratt & Whitney Canada is proud to offer a $10,000 (US Dollars) scholarship to women studying engineering. This unique opportunity is open to any woman pursuing a higher education degree in engineering. Participants must either be currently enrolled in an engineering program or accepted into an engineering program at an accredited University or College. This scholarship is open to International candidates. All funds are in US Dollars. Participants must currently have a GPA of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent at the time of application, either in High School or their current engineering program. Recipient of the scholarship will be expected to maintain a GPA of 3.3 and be enrolled full-time in an engineering program. Special consideration will be made for applications majoring in Aerospace Engineering.
Scholarship recipient will be expected to provide proof of GPA and participate in a check in call with Pratt & Whitney Canada and EAA. Scholarship will be awarded to the educational institute of the recipient in their name. If your school is on the semester system you will receive payments at the beginning of each semester of $5,000. If your school is on the quarter system you will receive payments at the beginning of each quarter of $2,500. Recipient will also receive a one year EAA membership.
In addition to your academic transcripts, please submit a 500-1000 word personal essay highlighting your passion for the aerospace industry and what you hope to have accomplished in the next 5 years to email@example.com.
David Alan Quick Scholarship
Presented by EAA from an endowment established in memory of David Alan Quick by the Quick Family, this $500 scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior in good standing, enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering.
Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship
Presented by the Vernon family to a person pursuing training leading to a professional aviation occupation, this $500 scholarship is awarded to an individual accepted to a course of study in a recognized professional aviation training program in an institution of higher learning or aviation technical school. Applicants must have demonstrated the ability of completing the course of training, attain acceptable grades, and show the need for financial support.
Special Application Process
Joe Clark Professional Pilot Scholarship Program
The Joe Clark Professional Pilot Scholarship Program was established by Joe Clark, to provide a unique opportunity for students to prepare for an aviation career with a quality education. It provides up to four highly qualified flight students the opportunity to attend a professional pilot program at the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to earn a college degree as a professional pilot and obtain commercial, instrument, multi-engine, and all fixed-wing flight instructor ratings.
Participants will also live on the EAA Air Academy campus and support EAA programs, activities, and events. This scholarship offering provides for inclusion of a substantial portion of flight-related fees within each total award of up to $12,500 per year per scholarship.
Who: Recipients must attend UND, must meet FAA criteria for licensure, must have a private pilot's certificate, and must demonstrate financial need.
How: Applicants must apply for this scholarship through the UND Odegard School of Aerospace Science. For information on the UND Odegard School of Aerospace Science and to obtain an application, please call 800-258-1525.
Application deadline: Please contact the University