Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship Program


One 4-year undergraduate college scholarship is awarded each year. The total monetary value is $12,000 with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years, provided that adequate academic standing is maintained (3.0 GPA).

Sons or daughters of medically retired, long-term disabled or deceased pilot members of the Air Line Pilots Association.

Although the program envisions selection of a student enrolling as a college freshman, eligible individuals who are already enrolled in college may also apply. The student must be enrolled in a program of studies principally creditable toward a baccalaureate degree.

The Vice President-Administration and Vice President-Finance of the Association are charged with the responsibility of selecting the recipient(s). Both academic capability and financial need are given appropriate consideration.

Selection(s) are made by no later than July of each year.

Applications for the scholarship should not be submitted prior to an applicant's senior year in high school and preferably after the first semester of that senior year.

Eligible applicants should direct requests for scholarship applications to Yvonne Willits, Air Line Pilots Association, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036. Applications and related secondary school performance documentation must be received by no later than April 1 of the year for which college entrance is planned.

**Applicants who have been enrolled in college must submit a copy of all college courses and course grades received to date in addition to the application and required high school performance data.

All sections of the application must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.