APPLICATION FOR 2017 TUSKEGEE AIRMEN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
GENERAL INFORMATION, INSTRUCTIONS AND REMINDER ITEMS
Each year the San Antonio Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (SAC-TAI) awards a maximum of six (6) Educational Background Information: Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ is a unique organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of African American Veterans whose service during World War II demonstrated to America that the criteria for responsible citizenship are character and achievement rather than ethnic origin.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2016-2017. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale.
Application Procedure: Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors or here. Completed applications must be returned to the specific address indicated on page 1 of this application or to SACTAI, now to not later than midnight January 26, 2017. Each applicant must complete the entire application and provide all attachments listed on the bottom of the application form.
Selection Procedure: Applications for education assistance received by SACTAI are screened, verified as deemed appropriate, and competitively evaluated. An awards selection committee, composed of independent evaluators from the SACTAI Region evaluates individual applications. Using a scale of one hundred (100) points, the committee considers academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community activities, relative financial need, recommendations, and both essays to competitively rank applicants.
Notification Procedure: Finalists (selectees and non-selectees) will receive individual notices of final results from the SACTAI Education Assistance Awards Selection Committee.
Award Payment Certification: Education Assistance awardees may enroll in the institution of their choice. Upon completion of enrollment, the school registrar must send verification of enrollment and curriculum to the SACTAI Education Assistance Selection Committee. When the required verifications have been received individual award payments, made payable to the student or parent, will be mailed.
Award Payment Limitation: All Education Assistance awards must be paid within one year from date of selection notification.