ACONE Scholarship Program for Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Aero Club of New England (ACONE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually, one per named award.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be 16 years of age or older at time of application.
  4. Must be a full-time resident of New England.
  5. Must pursue training at an FAA FAR Part 147-compliant school in New England.
  6. Must intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are 16 years of age or older and plan to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career. Students must be residents of New England and attend an FAA FAR Part 147-compliant school in New England.

Application requirements for the ACONE Scholarship Program for Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Financial statement
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: There are two named awards included in this scholarship program: the ACONE Honored Member Scholarship in Honor of Norman Fredkin; and the John T. Griffin Memorial Scholarship. Criteria for judging applications include: financial need; ability to meet the planned aviation goals as shown by recommendations and academic records; and aviation maintenance and related activities as shown by the personal letter and letters of recommendation.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable. Recipients must use scholarship funds within one year of award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available online on the Aero Club of New England (ACONE) website. In addition to a completed signed application, the student must submit the following: a copy of all transcripts of school records (high school, technical, vocational, military, and/or college); a copy of his/her birth certificate or passport as proof of citizenship; a personal letter of one page or less giving his/her reasons for selecting a professional aviation career path, including descriptions of his/her aviation-related activities (with emphasis on which activities meant the most) and how he/she would use the scholarship to attain his/her career goals; a financial statement on the form provided with the application to include expenses for both the past and current year, sources of income, and anticipated aviation education expenses; and two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a person familiar with his/her mechanical interests, abilities, and activities and the other of which should be from a person who knows him/her well enough to discuss him/her as a person (relatives excluded). Letters from teachers or employers are preferred. The complete application package must be mailed to the address provided by the deadline date.
Contact: David Price
Address: 41 Gifford Way Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332

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