Coming Soon: 2025 Scholarships

Check back soon to find more details about applying for our 2025 scholarship opportunities. 

Applications must be received by March 31, 2024

Scholarship winners will be announced via email and our website April 2024.

2024 Scholarship Criteria

The Aviation Council of Alabama would like to encourage high school and college aged students in the State of Alabama to develop careers in aviation. To provide resources for this, the Council is offering four (4) scholarships valued at $1,500 each to four (4) high school seniors or currently enrolled college students who have demonstrated an aptitude for and have an interest in pursuing or are currently pursuing an aviation related degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants are asked to submit a brief 250-word essay describing their goals, achievements thus far and need for financial assistance for the selection committee’s review. Please note that an applicant’s ACA membership will not be used as criteria in the scholarship selection process. Additional scholarship application requirements are as listed below. The Buzz Sawyer Memorial Scholarship is for those pursuing a career as a pilot. The Fred Sington Jr. Memorial scholarship is for Aviation Management. The Jim Johnson Memorial scholarship is for Maintenance Students (A&P). The Col. Roosevelt Lewis scholarship is intended for underrepresented demographics in aviation.

2024 Award Winners


Contact Adam Foutz (334) 844-4606 or [email protected].

Scholarship disbursements will be made directly to the recipients’ accredited College or University Bursars Office, pending verification of acceptance and enrollment into an aviation related field of study.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2024

All applications must include