New Scholarships Available Online in October

The AEA Educational Foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry. The intent of these scholarships is to identify and reward those individuals who best exemplify the qualities that lead to success in the aviation industry.

The foundation was started in 1990 to enhance, promote and secure the future of aviation and the AEA by furthering the education of students, technicians, members of the AEA and others as determined by aviation industry needs.

Since its inception, the AEA scholarship program has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships. Numerous awards are available, ranging from $1,000 to more than $35,000 each.

Requests for complete scholarship packages for the 2011/2012 academic year can be made online after Oct. 1, 2010, at The deadline for returning applications is Feb. 15, 2011.

These scholarships will be awarded during the official opening of the 54th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show, which takes place from March 22-25, 2011, in Reno, Nev.

For more information about the AEA Educational Foundation, contact Mike Adamson at 816-347-8400 or send e-mails to