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

American Association of Airport Executives

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Grant amount: US $3,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 27, 2021

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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Overview:

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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Eligibility:

  • Students are eligible to apply if they have been 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.
  • Additional Details:
    • 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.
    • Recipients must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course load at an accredited two- or four-year college/university, vocational/technical, or graduate school, in any course of study.
    • All awards are non-renewable, but applicants may reapply each year as long as they continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
    • Applicants may receive an award for a maximum of four years (does not have to be consecutive).
    • Recipients will be selected based on academic achievements and records, financial need, participation in school and community activities, letter of recommendation and submission of a personal statement.

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.

Preferences:

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

Ineligibility:

  • The Endorsed Scholarship Program is not intended to be used by A.A.E.s with dependents that will apply for the A.A.E. Scholarship in the future, or have already benefited from it.
  • A.A.E.s may not utilize both the A.A.E. and Endorsed Scholarship Programs.