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 upon reapplication for the following year. 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 24th – April 7th
Major: Aviation Majors
Class level: Open to all including incoming frosh and transfers
Enrollment requirement: At least 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

Aviation and Technology
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe what makes you stand out as an aviation student. In particular, address your extra-curricular activities within the Aviation program, such as participation in clubs and aviation outreach activities with the department.