Monte Mitchell Scholarship

Written by Paul Wynns
The Monte Mitchell Scholarship is a dedicated fund designed to support students with a strong interest in pursuing careers in aviation. It is open to high school seniors, college students, and others who demonstrate a commitment and passion for the aviation industry. The scholarship typically offers an award that varies annually but is aimed at helping to cover expenses related to aviation studies, such as tuition, books, and training costs. 

Eligibility for the Monte Mitchell Scholarship generally requires applicants to be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, university, or aviation program. Preference is often given to candidates who show significant promise, dedication, and a clear career path in the field of aviation. Requirements may include a minimum GPA, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay detailing the applicant's interest in aviation, career goals, and how the scholarship would help achieve those goals. Additionally, some scholarships of this nature may also require applicants to demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is intended for individuals who are passionate about aviation and are looking to make a significant impact in the field, whether as pilots, engineers, air traffic controllers, or other aviation professionals. 

Multiple awards worth

AEA Convention registration, Travel and Hotel expenses

Application deadline


The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Educational Foundation is a key component of the Aircraft Electronics Association, established with the mission of enhancing the future of aviation by providing financial support to students pursuing careers in avionics or aircraft maintenance, as well as those seeking to become pilots. Since its inception in 1990, the AEA Educational Foundation has been ...

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Eligibility information

College & Graduate Students
Grade Level College & Graduate Students,Academic Interest Aviation/Aerospace,Miscellaneous,Applicants must be AEA (Aircraft Electronics Association) member employees who wish to attend the AEA Annual International Convention & Trade Show.