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Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund The Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships for a student or students wishing to pursue a career in aviation.

Average Award: Varies
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years provided they maintain their degree program and a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2024
Application Period Closes: 4/1/2024


  • Reside in Allegheny County, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, or Westmoreland County.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in aviation science.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or have shown great progress in the junior and senior years of high school.
  • Plan to attend an accredited institution for aviation science.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have served or are currently serving in the United States military.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application by clicking the blue button above.
  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit your FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS). If you have not already received your FSS, you can do so by applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Submit two letters of reference: one from a teacher of a major subject (English, Math, Science, History), and one from some one who knows the applicant well (teacher, coach, religious leaders, Boy/Girl Scout troop leader, or employer) and can speak to the applicant’s general ability.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.