California Capital Airshow Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 6

Friday
Awarded By:

California Capital Airshow

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
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 a high school senior OR a current/returning college student with two or more years of academic college-level work yet to complete at time of application.
  4. Must have a desire and intention to pursue a professional career in the areas of aviation management, aeronautics, aerospace engineering, aeronautical mechanics and electronics, or other related fields.
  5. Must attend or be admitted to a college or university on a full-time basis in the fall semester.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and current/returning college students who have at least two years of academic college-level work yet to complete. Students must have a desire and intention to pursue a professional career in the areas of aviation management, aeronautics, aerospace engineering, aeronautical mechanics and electronics, or other related fields.

Application requirements for the California Capital Airshow Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation Letters (2)
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: The California Capital Airshow Scholarship promotes interest in aviation and aerospace careers in the Sacramento region. The scholarship has been created to encourage young people to pursue careers in aviation, aeronautics, or aerospace related fields. Priorities in awarding scholarships will include: desire and intention to pursue a professional career in the areas of aviation management, aeronautics, aerospace engineering, aeronautical mechanics and electronics, or other related fields; interest in and progress toward related educational goals; potential for academic excellence; and prior experience in related field.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500 to $8.000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 6

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 6

Applications are available online on the California Capital Airshow (CCA) website. Please note: There are two separate applications, one for high school seniors and one for current/returning college students. The student must be sure to submit the correct application for his/her level of study. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: his/her most recent official transcript (high school seniors who have taken college courses must provide a separate college transcript); two letters of reference; responses to the writing prompts provided on the application form; and a statement of 250 to 500 words that addresses his/her personal career goals, educational goals, and work, military, or other experience that relates to his/her field of study. One letter of reference must be written by a community or business leader who can speak to the applicant's interests and abilities related to his/her field of study (should be on company or agency letterhead if possible). High school seniors must also include a reference letter from a school counselor or teacher (reference forms available on the CCA website); the counselor or teacher should also review his/her submitted materials. The application must be signed by a parent or guardian if the student will not be 18 years of age by the deadline date. The application and all supplemental materials must be submitted online by the deadline date in order to be considered.
Contact: Darcy Brewer
Address: 3745 Whitehead St. Building 4642, Suite 5B Mather, California 95655

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