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 unmarried son or daughter of a current member or deceased member, or
- the unmarried brother or sister of a current member or deceased member, or
- the unmarried grandchild 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. The 2015 Pre-Qualifying Form will be available after January 19, 2015.
The deadline for the submission of the 2015 Scholarship Application is May 1, 2015.
The deadline for the submission of all References/Recommendations is June 1, 2015.
All deadlines are absolute. No applications or supporting documents will be accepted after the deadlines.
THE 2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
Reference – to be completed by an individual who is aware of the applicant's abilities and potential. Do not include relatives. Mandatory for all applicants.
Teacher's Recommendation – to be completed by a teacher who has direct, personal knowledge of the applicant's classroom performance. Mandatory for all applicants.
Academic Reporting Form – to be completed by the appropriate school official who has access to the applicant's academic history. This form includes a place to upload the applicant's grade transcript. Mandatory for Freshmen applicants.
Current Transcript of Grades – There is a place on the application where upperclassmen and graduate applicants can upload their college grade transcript. If you are currently in high school the person who will be filling out the Academic Reporting Form will be asked to include your transcript with that form. Graduate applicants must also provide their undergraduate grade transcript. Transcripts are mandatory for all applicants.
Proof of Admission to an Accredited College or University - proof that the applicant will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall must be provided. Incoming Freshmen can submit a copy of their acceptance letter as proof of enrollment. There is a place on the application where this can be uploaded. Mandatory for all applicants.
Photograph – a photograph is required to be used for publicity purposes. There is a place on the application where this can be uploaded. Mandatory for all applicants.
Essay - applicants are asked to compose a maximum 300-word essay. Mandatory for all applicants.