EAA Chapter 1354 Aviation Scholarship

Johnson County Community Foundation

Established in 2002, the EAA Chapter 1354 Aviation Scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to high school seniors from Johnson County. Applicants must plan to take up studies leading to a commercial pilot, air transport pilot, or aeronautical engineering at a certified EAA-approved university.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    A graduating high school senior or currently enrolled as a freshman at one of the EAA-approved schools (home-schooled students are eligible)
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Residence:
    A Johnson County resident (or member of EAA Chapter 1354)
  • College:
    Accepted to pursue a full-time associate or baccalaureate course of study at one of the following five EAA-approved schools: Purdue University School of Aviation, Vincennes University, Indiana State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University or University of Illinois
  • Major/Career:
    Planning a career as a commercial pilot, air transport pilot, in airport administration, or in the field of aeronautical engineering
  • Extracurricular:
    Exhibits good character and commitment to school and community
  • Organization:
    Member of EAA Chapter 1354 (or A Johnson County resident)
  • Miscellaneous:
    Demonstrates the potential to succeed in college and chosen area of studyStandardized test scores, GPA and/or class rank which demonstrates academic preparation and performance

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Provide an essay answering the following question: What is your specific interest in aviation and what is your ultimate career goal in aviation?
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Provide two letters of recommendation one from a member of the field of aviation, aeronautical engineering, or teacher, and one non-family personal reference (coach, minister, service group leader, employer)
  • Other Materials:
    Provide a statement regarding how you and/or your family plan to pay for your education

Contact Information