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American Airlines Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: November 12, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: American Airlines will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in Aeronautical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with a passion to work in the airline/aviation industry.

  • Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, community service involvement and future career aspirations.
  • Requirements: meet all WAI scholarship requirements and guidelines, must have received high school diploma, GPA 3.0 or higher, enrolled in accredited U.S. engineering program through a college or university, U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • To complement the scholarship, American will host the winner with attendance to the 30th Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada (including air travel, hotel and conference registration).


  • two (one-page) recommendation letters
  • typed, descriptive 500-word essay
  • professional résumé
  • copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applying for flight scholarships). Other applicable information as requested for each specific award/grant/scholarship.

Deadline: November 12, 2018

Amount: $5,000


Learn More: https://www.wai.org/education/scholarships/2019/american-airlines-engineering-scholarship