Important Dates: Applications are available for the 2017 San Antonio Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Education Assistance Awards. You may download the application with specific instructions by clicking on the above link. Applications must be submitted no later than January 26, 2017, (postmarked by midnight) to the SAC-TAI address located at the top of the application. Applications will be accepted during this period only.
Introduction Each year the San Antonio Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (SAC-TAI) awards a maximum of six (6) Educational Assistance Awards to deserving high school seniors planning to pursue a collegiate degree in a STEM field, especially in aviation, aerospace technology and research; although, all applicants are considered. The value of SAC-TAI Educational Assistance Awards will be of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) each. Awards are for one year only.
These deserving young men and women selected for the SACTAI Educational Assistance Awards also have the opportunity to compete for an additional “Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation” (TASF) scholarship award. This year,forty (40) awards of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00) each will be available. The $1,500.00 awards are for one year only.
Selection Procedures: Applications for educational assistance awards are screened, verified as deemed appropriate, and competitively evaluated. Using a scale of one hundred (100) points, the committee considers academic achievement, extra curricular and community activities, relative financial need, recommendations, and both essays to competitively rank applicants for local award selection and subsequently, nation-wide “Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation” competition. All applicants will be given notification of their status.
Award Payment Certification: SACTAI Awards: Education Assistance Award selectees may enroll in the institution of their choice. After matriculation, registrars of selected schools must send verification of enrollment and curriculum (semester course schedule) to the San Antonio Chapter. Enrollment vertifications must be received by October 1, 2017. Individual award payments (made payable to student or parent) will be mailed by the San Antonio Chapter when the required verifications have been received.
Tuskegee Airman Scholarship Foundation Awards: Scholarship selectees may enroll in the institution of their choice. After matriculation, registrars of selected schools must send verification of enrollment and curriculum (semester course schedule) for scholarship selectees to the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (PO Box 83395, Los Angeles, CA 90045). Individual award payments (made payable to student or parent) will be mailed when the required verifications have been received.
Award Payment Limitation: All scholarship awards from TASF must be paid within one year from date of selection notification.
SAN ANTONIO CHAPTER – TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, INC. P.O. BOX 264 RANDOLPH AFB, TEXAS 78148-0264 EAA Chairperson
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2017 IS JAN. 26, 2017 & IS CLOSED APPLICATIONS