EAST COAST CHAPTER
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INC.

PRIDE • POTENTIAL • PROGRESS

ECCTAI GRANTS

Each year the East Coast Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, assist financially disadvantaged deserving young men and women in pursuit of education, preferably leading to careers in the fields of aviation, aerospace, and science technology.

Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year. In addition, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale.  Each applicant must complete the entire application and provide:

  • A two-page essay containing: a biographical sketch, educational aspirations, career goals and an explanation of why financial aid is essential.
  • A one-page essay entitled “The Tuskegee Airmen” which reflects an overview of their history and how their experience has impacted the applicant personally.
  • A copy of the parent(s) financial information to validate the financial status of the applicant.

Applications for education assistance received by the East Coast Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. are screened, verified as deemed appropriate, and competitively evaluated considering academic achievement, extracurricular and community activities, relative financial need, recommendations, and both essays.  Finalists (selectees and non-selectees) will receive individual notices of final results from the East Coast Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

The 2017 application period will close April 1, 2017, completed applications must be post marked by that date to:

East Coast Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
P.O. Box 8541
Joint Base Anacostia - Bolling AFB,
Washington, DC 20032-8541
ATTN: Grants Committee


Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation
Each year the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TASF) grants scholarship awards to deserving young men and women. The number of scholarship awarded is directly related to income received from Foundation investments. Forty (40) awards of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) are typically available each year. These $1,500 awards are provided on a one-time, first year basis only. 

Applicants must be students from accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the spring of the academic cycle. Additionally, those who apply must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least three point zero (3.0) on a four-point scale. The Foundation places particular emphasis on students who will pursue careers in aviation, aerospace, and science technology, honoring the living and deceased members of the Tuskegee Airmen who overcame racial barriers to achieving their dreams of becoming pilots, aviators, as well as air and ground support personnel.

Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. website, or a Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. local Chapter. Completed applications must be returned to the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chapter nearest the applicant on or before the stated deadline in the application form. Applications that do not meet technical requirements may be eliminated from further consideration.



EAST COAST CHAPTER
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, INC.®

P.O. Box 8541
Joint Base Anacostia -  Bolling AFB
Washington, DC 20032-8541

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