There are two types of Matched Chapter Grants: Perpetual Matched, and Annual Matched.

1. Perpetual Matched Chapter Grants are those designated Endowed Funds established by a chapter that are in the process of funding to, or have reached their minimum $30,000 threshold to yield a perpetual $1,000 per year award at the 3.5% "Spending Rate".
2. Annual Matched Chapter Grants are those designated funds that have no endowed principal and are donated, matched and disbursed in the year received.

Read more: What is the Chapter Matching Fund Program?

Application Eligibility

In order to apply for an AAAA Scholarship you must meet one of the following criteria:

  •  You must be a current member of the Army Aviation Association of America, or
  •  the spouse of a current AAAA member or deceased member, or
  •  the son or daughter of a current member or deceased member, or
  •  the grandchild of a current member or deceased member, or
  •  the unmarried sibling of a current member or deceased member.

In all the above instances, the member's effective date must be on or before May 1 of the previous year in which the applicant is seeking aid, unless the member is deceased. This requirement is waived for uniformed members of the Active Army, ARNG and USAR. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university or selected for fall entry as an undergraduate or graduate. No recipient can hold concurrent AAAA Scholarships.


Scholarship Application Procedure

To apply for an AAAA Scholarship you must first complete and submit the Pre-Qualifying Form.  Once submitted you will receive an email within one week notifying you of your eligibility. If eligible, the email will contain a link to the Scholarship Application Form.  

Click the link below to access the Pre-Qualifying Form.  You will be asked to create an account (or use an existing account if you applied for an AAAA Scholarship in the last 3 years). THE ACCOUNT SHOULD BE CREATED UNDER THE APPLICANT'S NAME. Also, please use your primary email address when creating your account. All correspondence relating to your application will be sent to that address.



View the 2017 Scholarship Awardees Here.


NOTE:  We strongly suggest that you submit your pre-qualifying form on or before April 1. This will allow you three weeks or more to complete the application before the May 1 deadline. 

Scholarship Timeline

January thru April

  • Complete and submit the pre-qualifying form.  (Do not wait until the last minute to do this step because you will need time to complete the application before May 1st.)
  • Once you have submitted your pre-qualifying form you will receive an email within one week telling you if you’re approved or not.  If approved, the email will contain a link to the application.
  • Complete and submit your application by May 1st.
  • Have your AAAA Member affiliate log in to to check that their chapter affiliation is up to date.

May-June 1

  • Log into to check the status of your application.  “Pending” means that your references have not submitted their portion yet.  “Submitted” means that all documents have been received and your application is complete.
  • References and the Academic Reporting Form (for high school students) must be submitted by June 1st.

June – August

  • Your job is done and the selection process begins.  You will receive a letter in the mail by mid-August informing you whether or not you have been awarded a scholarship.

August – December 15

  • If you have been awarded a scholarship you must send in your enrollment verification for the upcoming semester in order to receive your award.


Read more: How can I apply for an AAAA Scholarship?

2016 AAAA Scholarship Winners

2016 AAAA Scholarship Foundation provides over $450,000 to more than 250 National Awardees.

...and the Winners are...

The Army Aviation Association of America Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce a new scholarship – "Families of the Fallen."  Established for surviving spouses and children of those who were killed in action or training accidents while serving in the Army Aviation community. The first Families of the Fallen scholarship was awarded in 2014.


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