Aviation Academic Scholarship
Planes of Fame Air Museum wants to help you on your quest to pursue a higher-education degree in aviation, aeronautics, aerospace or a related field.

The Aviation Academic Scholarship is available to any citizen of the United States with a permanent address within the ten counties of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura).

Interested candidates should complete this application, attach the required documents, and click the submit button.

Deadline for entries is December 31, 2024. Thank you for applying and good luck.
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  • You've chosen an academic field that is exciting, potentially rewarding, and critical to the future. Tell us about your hopes and expectations with this degree. Your response is limited to 500 words.

    Give us the name and contact information for two people who can help us learn more about you.
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    Please attach a digital (scanned copies are fine) of the following:
    ◘ Copy of your proof of citizenship (birth certificate or passport)
    ◘ Copy of most recent transcript
    ◘ Personal Resume (be sure to list any aviation-related affiliations)
  • Click the "Add File" link and follow the on-screen prompts. The form will allow you to attach multiple files. Files can be PDF, Doc/Docx, ppt/pptx, xls/xlsx, csv, txt, rtf, html, zip, rar, jpg, jpeg, png, gif, tif.

    Planes of Fame Air Museum requests this information for the purposes of evaluating candidates for the Aviation Academic Scholarship. The Museum will not share any information submitted for these purposes with any outside or third party organizations. Planes of Fame Air Museum may add the candidate to its own marketing and communications lists.

    The candidate acknowledges that submitting this application places the information into review by the Scholarship Committee of the Planes of Fame Air Museum. The Scholarship Committee reserves to right to determine the amount of Scholarship to be awarded in the Aviation Academic Scholarship based upon the level of completeness and content of the responses. The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final. Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive this Scholarship up to two times. If no qualified candidates apply for the Scholarship, Planes of Fame Air Museum further reserves the right to withhold the scholarship. Candidate further acknowledges that by submitting this application, Planes of Fame Air Museum can use candidate's name, likeness, and other reasonable information in its promotional efforts.