Departmental Scholarship

Aviation majors may apply for departmental academic scholarships. Our aviation faculty will evaluate each applicant based on the following criteria:

  • Cumulative GPA:  3.0 or higher to be competitive.
  • Department Participation:  Alpha Eta Rho, Women in Aviation, Student Safety Team, Tuskegee Airmen or the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals. The more active you are – the better!  Attendance at departmental seminars and enhancement activities.
  • Character:  Be in good standing with your professors and classmates.
  • Class Attendance:  ON TIME and REGULAR.

Award notifications will be made prior to the end of the semester. You must apply on a semester by semester basis. Contact the Captain Tolbert for applications.

International Society of Transport Trading Aircraft (ISTAT)

The ISTAT Foundation is actively engaged in helping young people develop potential careers in aviation by offering scholarships of up to $10,000 directly to college-level students who are academically qualified, in need of financial support to complete their studies. The program is administered by the Scholarship Committee of the ISTAT Foundation Board of Trustees in conjunction with accredited colleges who recommend qualified students.

» For more information visit:  www.istat.org/scholarships

Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA)

Fostering professionalism in aviation, the GMAA-Batchelor Aviation Scholarship Fund (formerly the GMAA/Grover Loening Scholarship Fund) awards scholarships to qualified aviation students pursuing a career in the South Florida Aviation industry. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic and aviation achievement, leadership and financial need. 10-12 scholarships in amounts up to $6,000 are awarded each year to qualified South Florida college students majoring in aviation and aviation-related programs.

» For more information visit: www.miamiaviation.org/scholarships/scholarship-information/