Endorsed by an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Scholarship

American Association of Airport Executives

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Grant amount: US $3,000

Deadline: Feb 28, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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AAAE offers the following scholarships through the AAAE Foundation. The scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are attending accredited colleges or universities in the US. 

About AAAE

Founded in 1928, AAAE is the world's largest professional organization for airport executives, representing thousands of airport management personnel at public-use commercial and general aviation airports. AAAE's members represent some 850 airports and hundreds of companies and organizations that support airports. AAAE serves its membership through results-oriented representation in Washington, D.C. and delivers a wide range of industry services and professional development opportunities including training, meetings and conferences, and a highly respected accreditation program.

Endorsed by an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Scholarship

The Endorsed Scholarship Program award amount for 2019 is $3,000. Up to 20 Endorsed by an A.A.E. Scholarships will be awarded. The program is competitive – applying will not guarantee that an award will be made, and only the top 20 applications will receive an award. 

Accredited Airport Executives (A.A.E.s) who have not, do not or will not have dependents to utilize the A.A.E. Scholarship may recommend up to three undergraduate students per year for the Endorsed by an A.A.E. Scholarship. 

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  • Undergraduate or graduate students are eligible to apply if they are endorsed by an active A.A.E., Executive Emeritus, or Honorary Life member of AAAE, who is also a member of their regional AAAE chapter.
  • Relation to the A.A.E. will not be considered in evaluating applications, though it is a required field on the application for informational purposes.
  • Students must be enrolled in full-time education programs. Scholarship recipients can be enrolled in any course of study.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The A.A.E. being an executive member at the national level, the A.A.E. also must be a member of his/her regional chapter.


  • The following selection criteria are used: academic records, participation in school and community activities, work experience, and a personal statement.  


  • The Endorsed Scholarship Program is not intended to be used by active A.A.E.s with dependents (as outlined in the A.A.E. Scholarship Program brochure) that will apply for the A.A.E. Scholarship program in the future, or have already benefited from A.A.E. Scholarship Program awards.
  • Active A.A.E.s may not utilize both the A.A.E. and Endorsed Scholarship Programs.