Guidelines For Scholarship Application

  1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  2. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Applications with lesser GPA shall be considered by the Scholarship Committee in the context of the applicant’s other strengths.
  3. Scholarships are limited to support during undergraduate education in an accredited college or university.
  4. The number of scholarships is normally three to six, and their respective size is dependent on available funds and may vary each year. Normally, each scholarship shall be for $2,500 or $3,000 per year towards tuition at a student’s university of choice. The scholarship is for one year and the recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.  As additional funds become available from any source, the Scholarship Committee may award additional scholarships each year. These additional scholarships shall be at a minimum of $1500.
  5. Applicants may submit applications, transcripts, essays and letters of reference starting June 1. The deadline for submissions is August 31; recipients will be notified by October 31.
  6. Only your completed application, transcripts, essay and three letters of reference will be evaluated.  No other information is required or desired; please confine your responses to the space provided.
  7. The Scholarship Committee shall consist of:
    – The current President of the AFAA
    – The current Friends Vice President of the AFAA
    – The current Secretary of the AFAA
    – Any Ace or Friend personally sponsoring a scholarship
  8. Consideration will be given to applicants who are:
    – Lineal descendants of past and/or current members of the AFAA
    – Lineal descendants of Honorees
    – Dependents of Friends of the AFAA currently active in the AFAA at the time of applicant’s submission
    – Dependents of AFAA Top Gun recipients
    – Dependents of active duty or retired military parents
    – Members of the General Public