The Aero Club’s scholarships program assists young people pursuing their aviation and aerospace goals through higher education.
We’re looking for students who are passionate about a future in aerospace and aviation studies.
Scholarship Opportunities are available for:
High school students who plan to pursue classroom studies in aviation or aerospace
Students pursuing aviation/aerospace studies in a College, University or nationally accredited technical school
Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate intent to pursue a career in aviation or aerospace, and be full-time students now and when the scholarship will be used.
Applicants must be a member of the Aero Club of Southern California and a resident of Southern California.
The 2023 Scholarship Application process is now closed.
How to Apply
Please apply using the application form below.
Students must submit a typewritten statement that includes all of the following in separate paragraphs:
- Aviation/Aerospace career goals
- Current and future Aviation/Aerospace educational plans
- Work experience
- Achievements related to Aviation/Aerospace
- Details of initiative and leadership skills
- Other interests and accomplishments
Applications should also include:
- Two typed letters of recommendation from non-family members
- Official School Transcripts
- Unofficial School Transcripts may be uploaded while waiting on the official transcripts
- Current mailing address
- School email address
- Current telephone number
You must be a member of the Aero Club of Southern California to apply for a scholarship.
Scholarship applications are accepted beginning May 31, 2023 and are due no later than September 20, 2023.
Scholarship winners will be notified by October 31, 2023.
The Aero Club MUST receive official transcripts prior to application deadline.
Questions? Email Ms. Sims at email@example.com.
2023 Scholarship Application
About The Scholarships
ACSC’s prestige led to stewardship, preservation and ultimate relocation of the famed Hughes Flying Boat (the Spruce Goose). Revenue from this stewardship is used for ACSC’s scholarship program.
A Marsha Toy Scholarship Fund has been established with an endowment of $100,000 from the founder of Academy Pacific Travel College.
Recipients of this scholarship fund will be high school juniors and seniors to encourage their post-secondary education in aviation/aerospace and related scientific technology.