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Paul A. Whelan Aviation Scholarship


One-time award of $2000 given to sophomore, junior, senior or graduate. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be enrolled in University Aviation Association member institution. 2.5 GPA required. Current or past military service (active duty, reserves or national guard, FAA certification, membership in aviation-related association preferred. Application is posted at the University Aviation Association website at www.uaa.aero

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Aviation/Aerospace

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Contact David A. Newmyer
Department Chair, Aviation Management and Flight
Tel: 618-453-8898
Fax: 618-453-7268 Address Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, College of Applied Sciences and Arts
1365 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901-6623