UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

Written by Charlie Copeland
Through the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, NBAA Charities annually awards a minimum of $1,000 to up to five undergraduates studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and University Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions.

This scholarship is named for the late Janice K. Barden, who was active in the aviation community for decades and who served as chair of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Local Committee eight times, more than any other person in NBAA history.

Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year, and checks will be made payable to the school. Awards will be made to U.S. citizens or permanent residents without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by the end of the academic year or risk forfeit of the award.

Multiple awards worth


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The National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA) is a leading organization in the business aviation community, established in 1947. It represents more than 11,000 companies and professionals that rely on general aviation aircraft to support their businesses. NBAA is dedicated to the advancement of the business aviation sector by promoting policies that foster business aviation, providing ...

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Eligibility information

College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors