Do I qualify even if I am not a science or aviation major?

No, the Alpha Eagle Aviation Scholarship is funded primarily to increase minority involvement in aviation and science.

How much will I be awarded if selected as a finalist?

Various amounts will be awarded

When is the application deadline?


Are the scholarships renewable


Tips for Success

  • Plan ahead. Keep a calendar of deadlines for scholarships
  • Read the eligibility requirements carefully.
  • Proofread your application; then ask a friend to proofread it.
  • Don’t be reluctant to reapply.
  • Be clear and concise. If you hand‐write your application, make sure it is legible – typed applications are usually preferred.
  • Show your strengths and explain your weaknesses. Emphasize your extracurricular and community activities as well as academic achievement. Explain any issues that may portray you in an unfavorable light.
  • Be prepared to write a thank you letter if you are the recipient of the scholarship.
  • Apply consistent formatting within sections.
  • Keep your resume within a one page in length (with specific exceptions).
  • Consider the following possible section headings: Relevant Experience, Related Coursework, Additional Background, Clubs and Organization, Teaching and Tutoring Experience, Research Experience, Community Service, etc.
  • Keep your resume clean, concise and consistent!
  • Your name should be clearly visible and probably two points bigger than the rest of the text.
  • Only use well known abbreviations.
  • Make sure your paper resume is photocopy/scanner ready:
    • light neutral paper color
    • no ( ), underlines, italics, columns, lines or funky design bullets
  • Remember your audience.
  • Tell your story
  • Be authentic
  • Do several revisions