The AMTScholarships are one way the AMTSociety is committed to help ensure that future aircraft maintenance technicians are recognized for their desire to enter into the skilled aircraft maintenance profession. The AMTScholarships were created to financially assist those currently working towards their credentials to become certified aircraft maintenance professionals as well as assist those already certified in furthering their professional education and training.
Ten, $1,500 scholarships are awarded each year. All applications should be postmarked no later than December 15, 2011. Application form found on www.AMTSociety.org.
Scholarships criteria and application instructions for:
Charles E. Taylor Scholarship
Thomas "Tom" E. Hendershot Scholarship
William "Bill" F. O'Brien Scholarship
U.S. Military Scholarship (FAA Form 8610-2 also required)
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship - Aviation Maintenance Technology
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship - Avionics Maintenance Technology
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship - Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship - Aviation Technology Management
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship - Quality Control Program
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2. Must be an AMTSociety member.
3. Intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance education.
4. Provide a 250-word essay about yourself and why you wish to become a licensed A&P technician.
5. Provide two signed letters of recommendation
6. Provide most recent high school or college transcript (if applicable)
7. Provide FAA form 8610-2 (For U.S. Military Scholarship ONLY).
8. Must turn in a separate completed application for each AMTScholarship that you are applying for.
9. Submit the completed applications and required materials (outlined on the application) to:
Mr. Joseph C. Hawkins, AMTSociety Scholarship Chairman
5419 Colonial Circle
Murfreesboro, TN 37129-7038
Be sure to include the following:
1. Completed application form (If you need additional space, please attach a separate sheet)
2. 250 word essay about yourself and why you wish to become a licensed A&P Technician
3. Two signed Letters of Recommendation
4. Most recent high school or college transcript (if applicable)
5. For U.S. Military Scholarship, FAA Form 8610-2 is also required
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2. Must be at least 16 years of age.
3. Intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career and must have completed one semester or equivalent with the training at a FAA Far Part 147 compliant school with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
4. Provide a 500 word essay using this talking point; “What are the advantages of a Craft Specific union as compared to an industrial union for aircraft mechanics?”
5. Scholarship funds must be used in one year.
6. Submit the completed applications and required materials (outlined on the application) to:
14001 East Iliff Avenue
Aurora, CO 80014
All applicants must be members of AMTSociety. Applications must be postmarked by December 15, 2011.
Scholarship winners will be announced at Cygnus Aviation Expo on March 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Applicants who are awarded an AMTScholarship will be notified via phone and mail. Winners will be recognized at Cygnus Aviation Expo, posted on the AMTSociety web site and mentioned in AMT Magazine. AMTScholarships will be sent directly to the successful applicant's chosen FAR Part 147 aviation certified school or professional training provider.