John R. Sandberg Memorial Scholarship

Application Information





Application Deadline

January 31

Awarded By:

EAA Aviation Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. residents.
  2. Must be pursuing a career in or involved in the local aviation community.
  3. Must be a high school senior or older at the time of application.

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

Description: The John R Sandberg Memorial Scholarship is available for U.S. residents who are pursuing a career in an aviation-related field, or those who are active in their local aviation community.

Application requirements for the John R. Sandberg Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendations (2)
Additional Information: This award is provided to honor the memory of John R. Sandberg, a Minneanapolis native and aircraft mechanic & engineer who always believed in helping others. Traditional students, older students, and even retired contributors to the local aviation community are encouraged to apply. The EAA Aviation Foundation Scholarship Program encourages, recognizes and supports excellence among individuals studying the technologies and the skills needed in the field of aviation. Applicants must be well-rounded: involved in school and community activities, as well as aviation. Their academic record should show that they can successfully complete the educational activity for which they are requesting the scholarship.

Award Amount: $5000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31

Online application forms are available on the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Aviation Foundation, Inc. website. As part of the application, the student must write a personal statement of 500 words or less addressing the items listed on the application, and submit contact information for two references (not family members) who familiar with his/her scholastic performance and/or work and volunteer activities. Students may also be requested to provide official high school and/or college transcripts. Applications must be received by the deadline date.
About EAA Aviation Foundation, Inc.:
Contact Information: Jane Smith, Scholarship Coordinator
Address: EAA Scholarship Department 3000 Poberezny Road Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54902

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