Avg. Amount Awarded
June 30 2023
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Paul A. Whelan Scholarship


The Paul A. Whelan Scholarship is given in the memory of an exemplary aviation educator, Paul A. Whelan. The scholarship will provide opportunities to emerging aviation professionals to achieve their academic goals and contribute their talents to the aviation industry. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled at a University Aviation Association member institution in an aviation or space-related major. Community college, college, and university applicants are encouraged. Applicants must have a 2.5 overall GPA and 3.0 GPA in their Aviation major coursework. They must also demonstrate a love for aviation, leadership, and extracurricular involvement/community involvement. Preference is given to those who have either an FAA certification as a pilot or mechanic; those who are former military service or current military service via active duty, the ROTC, the Air National Guard or Reserves while in school; and have a membership in an aviation-related association or professional group such as the UAA.

Eligibility Requirements

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

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - FAA certification
  • Checkmark Application Form
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