Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Conklin & de Decker, in coordination with NBAA, established the Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management Scholarship in 2007 to benefit undergraduates pursuing careers in business aviation management.The scholarship was created to honor the memory of Al Conklin, a U.S. Air Force veteran and business aviation leader for more than 60 years. Conklin’s experience as a business aircraft salesman in the early decades of his career informed his later work in proving the economic value of aircraft to business. With Bill de Decker, he first published the Aircraft Cost Evaluator in the 1970s and later founded Conklin & de Decker, an aviation information company that provides aircraft operating cost and performance data.NBAA and Conklin & de Decker annually award $5,000 to a student who is officially enrolled in an aviation management program at a University Aviation Association (UAA) member school. A completed and signed application form must be accompanied by an essay, official transcript, resume and two letters of recommendation. See application form for details.Applications must be received by NBAA on or before July 30. Direct all questions about this application to NBAA at (202) 783-9250 or

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 5000

Max Award: 5000

Deadline: 2019-07-30


Sponsoring Organization National Business Aviation Association
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Contact Person:

Phone: (202) 783-9000 / (202) 783-9250

Fax: (202) 331-8364