August Scherer Scholarship Endowment

Opportunity name: August Scherer Scholarship Endowment
Minimum qualifications: Available to newly admitted, incoming transfer students, and current students enrolled in the Aviation Program. The scholarship awards $1,000 per semester for two semesters and is renewable based on year in school. Renewable for three years for freshmen, renewable for two years for sophomore, and so on. Non-renewable for transfer students.
College and Department: Aviation and Technology
Number of awards and award amount: varies (1-5), $1000 per semester
Application dates: January – April 1
Major: Aviation Majors
Class level: Open to all including incoming frosh and transfers
Enrollment requirement: Half-time students (6 units or more per semester).
Financial need: None
GPA requirement: None

Preference given to:

  1. Higher GPAs
  2. Highest reviewer scores*
  3. Established financial need
  4. Participation in extracurricular activities
  5. Participation in department outreach
*Applications are reviewed by a committee and scored based on answers provided by the applicant. Each answer is also reviewed for:
  • relevance to the question
  • spelling, grammar, and college level writing
  • creativity