American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship

Scholarship Description

American Airlines will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in an aviation maintenance technician program (A&P) or a degree in aviation maintenance technology. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, and community service involvement.

Requirements: Meet all WAI scholarship requirements and guidelines, GPA must be 3.0 or higher, enrolled in an accredited U.S. maintenance program, U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

American Airlines maintenance and engineering departments are vital to the company’s commitment to provide safe, dependable, and friendly air transportation to their customers. As such, they seek to attract top maintenance talent who share their passion and interest in the aviation industry.

(Scholarship value $5,000-estimated total value $7,000)

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)

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


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 5,000

Max Award: 7,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381

Contact Person: Donna Wallace

Phone: 937-839-4647

Fax: 937-839-4645