American Airlines Education Foundation

American Airlines Education Foundation Scholarship

Applications for the 2017–2018 are now open. Deadline to apply is midnight on March 23, 2017.

Through the American Airlines Education Foundation, dependents of American employees and its wholly owned subsidiaries can apply for $2,500 scholarships for full-time undergraduate study at any accredited university, college or vocational school. Applicants are evaluated based on academic achievement, community service, leadership and financial need. In 2016, 287 scholarships were awarded, totaling $756,500.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to be considered for this scholarship.
Applicants need to be:

Ready to apply?

To apply, complete the online application. You will be prompted to set up an account. Enter “AmAir” when asked for the Program Key to complete the sign-up process.

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What is the selection criteria?

Scholarships will be considered in separate categories depending on country of residence. An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering:

Academic AchievementCommunity ServiceActivitiesEssay

There are optional additional selection criteria for U.S. applicants:

Financial Need

What are the details of the award?

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For questions, please contact our scholarship management customer care department at 855-670-ISTS (4787) or If you have a question for American Airlines Community Relations, contact us at

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