Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of Captain Jodi Callahan who was an AFA Under-Forty National Director and a Trustee of the former Aerospace Education Foundation. This scholarship is made possible through contributions to the Jodi Callahan Memorial Fund by her family and friends.

New for 2015:
AFA is in the process of moving this scholarship to an online application system. The link to apply will be posted on this page and will be available beginning the first week of February 2015. Please check back at the beginning of February to apply. 

The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to an active duty Air Force, full time Air National Guard or full time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master’s Degree in a non-technical field of study.


- A completed application form submitting using our online scholarship application system.

- One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander which includes a character reference, a description of your performance and an assessment of your potential as an Air Force leader and volunteer

- If you have not begun your advanced degree, submit proof of acceptance into a Master’s program at an accredited college or university. This must be on college or university letterhead and state your name and date of your first term of attendance.

- A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent) is required. Submit an official, original transcript of your most recent college or university Master’s program. If you have not yet started your Master’s program, submit an official, original transcript from your undergraduate degree.

- An essay no greater than 600 words (approx. two pages typed and double spaced) describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.

- Completed application and all supporting materials must be submitted through the online system by the deadline listed below:

Program Deadline 06/30/2015 at 11:59 PM EDT

Recommender Deadline 06/15/2015 at 11:59 PM EDT

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