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Maintenance Technician Scholarships

Here are some of the Maintenance Technician scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Tesoro Corporation Scholarship

 Minimum GPA 2.0  Be a public high school graduate (including charter schools)  Interest in starting a career in a trade industry including electricians, welders, machinists, pipeline inspectors to support the process technology industry in Hawai`i  Attend a two-year or less licensed and certified vocational or technical educational program in Hawai`i  Submit a one-page essay documenting how the Hawaiian culture has prepared the applicant for the workforce Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

Southwest Airlines Maintenance Training Scholarships

Southwest Airlines is pleased to offer TWO individual Maintenance Training Scholarships. Applicants may choose from the following courses: Two-week 737-700/800 Systems Class One-week 737-700/800 Avionics Class Included in the scholarship is a roundtrip ticket on Southwest Airlines to Dallas for training and hotel accommodations for the duration of class. In addition to the WAI Scholarship Checklist Items, the applicant must meet the following requirements: - Applicant must have an A&P license or be an active A&P student at the time scholarship is awarded - Applicant must include an essay (200 words or less) that explains his/her interest in aviation - Recipient will have one year from the time awarded to redeem the scholarship (Scholarship value: ranges from $2,150-$3,900 depending on class choice) Submission Requirements: Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation, International and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit. All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope. These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements. For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information: Official WAI application form Two one-page recommendation letters (originals - no photocopies) Typed, descriptive 500-word essay Professional résumé Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)

ATP General Aviation Maintenance Scholarship

For more than 40 years, ATP has supported the global general aviation industry with technology and services that promote safety and quality for maintenance operations. As part of our continuing commitment to aviation maintenance, ATP will award a $1,000 scholarship to a woman pursuing the airframe and powerplant (A&P) certificate with a passion to work in general aviation maintenance. Please include a personal statement in your essay describing your interest and ambitions in general aviation. Candidates will be evaluated on academic performance, personal accomplishments, involvement in the general aviation community, future career aspirations, and enthusiasm for general aviation. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, and fees related to obtaining the A&P certificate from an AMT school in the United States. Scholarship funds will be sent to the recipient's school or employer for disbursement. Funds must be used within one year of receiving the award. (Scholarship value $1,000) Submission Requirements: Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation, International and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit. All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope. These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements. For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information: Official WAI application form Two one-page recommendation letters (originals - no photocopies) Typed, descriptive 500-word essay Professional résumé Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)

GAMA Scholarship

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is an international trade association headquartered in Washington, DC representing 60 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes, engines, avionics and related equipment. GAMA's members also operate fleets of aircraft, fixed based operations, and pilot training and maintenance training facilities.The ICAS Foundation GAMA Scholarship provides tuition assistance to students enrolled in a college/university level aviation degree program. It is the goal of the scholarship to assist high-caliber individuals in obtaining the education needed to become effective leaders in the aviation industry. Applicants will be judged on their academic record, history of extracurricular participation within their school and community, and any other activities that distinguish the applicant from their peers. GAMA had teamed with the ICAS Foundation as the vehicle for this scholarship program because the air show industry is very often the most visible and memorable public contact point with the aviation industry. The eligibility requirements for this scholarship are: * A student is enrolled in an aviation-related degree program. The major field of study must be linked to at least one aspect of the industry (professional pilot; maintenance/engineering; airport administration; etc). * The student has completed at least two semesters with an aviation-related declared major, and has an established trajectory towards completion of their degree. The semesters may consist of different degree programs so long as they satisfy the first eligibility requirement. Additional selection criteria to be judged include, but are not limited to: * Applicant’s GPA. * A record of extracurricular and community participation. * Applicant has distinguished themselves from their peers. * Passionate approach toward their aviation career goals. The ICAS Foundation - GAMA Scholarship award amount is $2,000. In a unique partnership, GAMA provides $1,000 each year towards the scholarship, and the ICAS Foundation provides the other $1,000.

SMRP Scholarship

In an effort to support maintenance and reliability students, the SMRP Board of Directors has authorized two $2,000 USD scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Faculty are encouraged to make this application available to rising juniors and seniors in four-year maintenance and reliability focused program as well as to students in the 2nd year of a two-year maintenance program.

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need.

Gogo Business Aviation Scholarship

Established in April 2012, the Gogo Business Aviation scholarship was created through a donation valued at more than $50,000 to the AEA Educational Foundation, providing a $2,500 annual scholarship for a 20-year period to an aspiring avionics or aircraft maintenance technician. Aircell is a provider of in-flight connectivity for business aviation. The Gogo Business Aviation scholarship is presented each year to a high school senior and/or college student who plans to attend, or is already attending, an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft repair program.

William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship - NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association annually awards $2,500 to each of two applicants pursuing careers as maintenance technicians. One award will benefit a student who currently is enrolled in an accredited airframe and powerplant (A&P) program at an approved FAR Part 147 school. The second award will benefit an individual who currently is not enrolled but has been accepted for enrollment in an A&P program.The scholarship is named in honor of retired NBAA staff member William M. Fanning, who was active in maintenance issues during his nearly 20-year tenure at the Association.Awards will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. Scholarships will be awarded at the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention in October, and checks will be made payable to the school. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by December 31 or risk forfeit of the award.A completed and signed application form must be accompanied by an essay, official transcript or acceptance letter, resume and letter of recommendation. See application form for details.Completed and signed applications and required documents must be postmarked no later than July 30 to be considered for the scholarship.For all NBAA scholarships, applicants are limited to receiving one award per person, per year. Direct all questions about this application to NBAA at (202) 783-9250 or info@nbaa.org.

Tools For Aircraft Maintenance (TAM) Scholarship

The TAM Scholarship was created after sponsor Carolyn Burton (American Airlines mechanic) identified a need in providing tools to a female student starting out in aircraft maintenance. Carolyn, and co-sponsors Kimberley Lowe and Janet Patton, both American Airlines pilots, will offer one scholarship for $2,500 worth of tools. In addition, Snap-On Industrial is generously contributing an aviation starter tool kit with a value of $2,500. This scholarship is specifically for the purchase of tools to a currently enrolled full-time female student starting out in maintenance training for airframe and powerplant certificates. This scholarship is not applied toward education costs. It is for tools only. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Finalists will be interviewed and must attend the International Women in Aviation Conference in Dallas, Texas, at the finalists' own expense. In your essay please tell us your goals, experience in aviation, and why you are choosing maintenance as your career. We are looking for those showing, passion, teamwork, inspiration, challenges in life, and strong characteristics such as leadership qualities, community involvement, and/or volunteer work, and academic standing. Include two one-page recent recommendation letters. One letter should be from someone who has worked directly with you in the field, noting teamwork and aptitude, and mentioning a specific task that impressed the reference. Additionally, proof of school attendance must be provided and grades to date. Also provide grades from former academic facilities attended prior to starting out in maintenance. The scholarship funds will be paid directly to Snap-On Industrial once your tools have been selected. (Scholarship value $5,000) Submission Requirements: Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation, International and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit. All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope. These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements. For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information: Official WAI application form Two one-page recommendation letters (originals - no photocopies) Typed, descriptive 500-word essay Professional résumé Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)

Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship

The Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship honors the late Kathy Pace, who strongly believed in supporting the community. As the role of technology changes, the next generation of technology professionals need to possess the compassion and commitment to use technology as a tool to improve the world they live in. The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one college student pursuing higher education in a technology related field, and it can be used to pay for tuition and/or other school related expenses. Eligibility Requirements The scholarship is not restricted to incoming freshman. Any technology student, at any level of their higher education, is encouraged to apply. The student must be pursuing a degree in a technology related field. The student must attend an accredited college in Texas or Louisiana. All required documents must be submitted prior to the deadline on May 1st. Submission Requirements The student chosen for the scholarship should embody the spirit of encouraging and supporting others, and demonstrate care for both the people around them, and for their community. To apply for the Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship, please submit all of the following required documents. 2 Letters of Recommendation Unofficial Copy of High School or College Transcript Personal Statement/Application “Essay” -Describe what technology means to you. -Describe how you hope to work with technology in the future. -Maximum 800 Words Please submit all application materials to info@KathyPaceScholarship.com.

Imagine America High School Scholarship

The Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to help provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!

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