Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2016-2017. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least(3.0) on a (4.0) scale.
Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors or the nearest Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chapter. Completed applications must be returned to the specific address indicated on page 1 of this application or to the nearest Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chapter, on or before January 9, 2017. Each applicant must complete the entire application and provide all attachments listed on the bottom of the application form.
Applications for scholarship assistance received by individual chapters of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. are screened, verified as deemed appropriate, and competitively evaluated. Application files determined worthy of further consideration are forwarded to the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Selection Committee for National Competition. A scholarship selection committee, composed of several members from each Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Region, evaluates individual applications. Using a scale of one hundred (100) points, the committee considers academic achievement, extra curricular and community activities, relative financial need, recommendations, and both essays to competitively rank applicants.
Finalists (selectees and non-selectees) will receive individual notices of final results from the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors.
AWARD PAYMENT CERTIFICATION
Scholarship awardees may enroll in the institution of their choice. Upon completion of enrollment, the school registrar must send verification of enrollment and curriculum to the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation. When the required verifications have been received, individual award payments, made payable to the student or parent, will be mailed by Wells Fargo Bank, Los Angeles.