This scholarship is administered by Air Force ROTC Headquarters.
For more information please contact Lieutenant Thomas Brannen at Thomas.Brannen@Maxwell.af.mil or 1-344-953-6396.
On March 4, 2008, the Air Force Association and the First Command Educational Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing this scholarship to assist students in the Air Force ROTC. The MOU commits the Air Force Association and the First Command Educational Foundation to provide this scholarship through 2011.
The Air Force Association (AFA) is a 501(c)(3) organization that educates the public about the critical role of aerospace power in the defense of our nation, advocates aerospace power and a strong national defense, and supports the United States Air Force, the Air Force family and aerospace education. AFA has more than 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 119,000 members.
The mission of First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF) is to promote education as the foundation to a productive society through scholarships and financial literacy programs dedicated to financial wellness and independence. More information on FCEF may be viewed at http://www.fcef.com.
Conditions of Eligibility
The applicant must be a dependent child, stepchild or in loco parentis dependent of a verifiable active duty, Reserve, or Guard airman (enlisted or officer) that can be verified through a government human resources program.
Applicants must be a current Air Force ROTC cadet in good standing, enrolled full time as an incoming junior or senior for the 2010-2011 academic year. They must be enrolled in full-time study in areas of science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
- Attend both the Aerospace Studies class and Leadership Lab each semester
- Forward an endorsement and most recent performance evaluation from the detachment commander
- Have completed at least two years of undergraduate work
- Rank in top 10% of graduating class
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
The application must include three essays of at least 500 words.
- How does the Air Force Association support the United States Air Force?
- How will your choice of major/career support the mission of the United States Air Force?
- Last year we inaugurated a new President. If you had the opportunity to speak with the President, what one issue affecting the military would you bring to his attention?
Scholarship funds will be sent to the financial aid office of the recipient’s college or university. Funds can be used for books, tuition, supplies and for room and board.
- Individuals must be available to receive the award at the AFA’s Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, held September 13-15th, 2010, at the Gaylord National Hotel in Washington, DC (with room and board expensed by AFROTC HQ).
- Recipient must provide a digital photo to the Air Force Association of his/herself in Air Force ROTC uniform to be used for press releases by the Air Force Association, ROTC, and the donor, as appropriate
- Thank you note must be provided by the scholarship recipient to the Air Force Association stating what the receipt of the scholarship means to the individual. The note will be given to the donors.
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