AEF AIR FORCE SPOUSE SCHOLARSHIPS
Aerospace Education Foundation
Attn: Manager of Foundation Programs
1501 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209-1198
Phone: (703) 247-5839
Fax: (703) 247-5853
Summary: To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to spouses of Air Force members.
Eligibility: Open to spouses of Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, or Air Force Reserve members. Spouses who are themselves military members or in ROTC are not eligible. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in college (or high school if entering college for the first time) and be able to provide proof of acceptance into an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program. They must submit a 2-page essay on their academic and career goals, the motivation that led them to that decision, and how Air Force and other local community activities in which they are involved will enhance their goals. Selection is based on the essay and 2 letters of recommendation.
Financial data: The stipend is $1,000 per year; funds are sent to the recipients' schools to be used for any reasonable cost related to working on a degree. Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.
Additional information: This program was established in 1995.
Number awarded: 30 each year.