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Museum Founder Ed Maloney was a published historian and lifelong advocate for aviation and education.  Ed believed that the key to a successful life was through continual education.  He challenged others to learn and discover something new each day.

The Ed Maloney Scholarship Fund is dedicated to his memory and promotes continuing education and advanced education goals of individuals in areas related to aviation, aeronautics, and history studies.

There are currently four scholarships available in the Ed Maloney Scholarship Fund.  Some are presented at various times throughout the calendar year, others are annual. 

To apply, simply click on the ribbon corresponding to your intended scholarship and complete and submit the online form. 

Candidate applications are reviewed and awards presented to those individuals who best fulfill the requirements and who exemplify the ideals promoted by the Planes of Fame Air Museum.

 

 

Advanced Flight Training Scholarship

You’ve already joined the ranks of those who have conquered the skies.  As a pilot, you understand the importance of growing your knowledge base.  The Planes of Fame Air Museum Advanced Flight Training Scholarship is to be applied to one training course, certificate, rating, or type rating in aviation to foster advancement in the field.  Examples of scholarship awards might be for Instrument Rating, Multi-engine rating, Flight Instructor certificate, Airline Transport Pilot certificate, King Air training, or Boeing 737 type rating.

Amount:  The Advanced Flight Training Scholarship has a maximum funding of $1,000.00.

Eligibility:  Candidates must be a citizen of the United States.  Candidates must currently reside in one of the ten counties of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura).  Candidates must possess a current FAA-issued Flight Certificate (Sport, Recreational, Private, Commercial, Airline Transport).

Selection Criteria:  To apply for the Advanced Flight Training Scholarship, complete and submit the online form below.  The Scholarship Committee within the Planes of Fame Air Museum will review all submissions, identify successful candidates, and determine the amount of award to be presented.  The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final.  If no qualified candidate applies, the committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2020


APPLY HERE FOR THE ADVANCED FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

 


Aviation Technical Training Scholarship

The aviation and aerospace industries offer multiple high-demand career paths focused on the technical aspects of flight.  These jobs often take place in commercial airlines, private manufacturing companies, airports, and government organizations.  The Planes of Fame Air Museum Aviation Technical Training Scholarship helps fund training courses, certification, or other required qualifications to foster advancement in the field.  Examples of scholarship awards might be for Air Traffic Control or Developmental Controllers, Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians, Airport Operations, Aircraft Manufacturing and more. 

Amount:  The Aviation Technical Training Scholarship has a maximum funding of $1,000.00. 

Eligibility:  Candidates must be a citizen of the United States.  Candidates must currently reside in one of the ten counties of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura).  Candidates must be enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited aviation/aerospace technical training program.

Selection Criteria:  To apply for the Aviation Technical Training Scholarship, complete and submit the online form below.  The Scholarship Committee within the Planes of Fame Air Museum will review all submissions, identify successful candidates, and determine the amount of award to be presented.  The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final.  If no qualified candidate applies, the committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2020


APPLY HERE FOR THE AVIATION TECHNICAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

 


Aviation Academic Scholarship

The aviation, aeronautics, aerospace, and related industries are an integral part of the global economy.  These sectors are growing fast and will continue to grow, and individuals with higher education degrees in these disciplines will help shape the future.

The Planes of Fame Air Museum Aviation Academic Scholarship helps fund higher education pursuits in the areas of aviation, aeronautics, aerospace, and other related fields.

Amount:  The Aviation Academic Scholarship has a maximum funding of $1,500.00. 

Eligibility:  Candidates must be a citizen of the United States.  Candidates must currently reside in one of the ten counties of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura).  Candidates must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited academic program in these degree disciplines. 

Selection Criteria:  To apply for the Aviation Academic Scholarship, qualified candidates must complete and submit the online form below.  The Scholarship Committee within the Planes of Fame Air Museum will review all submissions, identify successful candidates, and determine the amount of award to be presented.  The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final.  If no qualified candidate applies, the committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship.

Application Deadline:  March 30, 2021


APPLY HERE FOR THE AVIATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

 


Grace Montgomery Academic Scholarship for Women

The pursuit of a higher education degree is a rewarding and beneficial experience.  It allows the degree holder to follow a career in line with their interests.  This in turn yields greater job satisfaction, which ultimately translates into higher income, better employment benefits, and more advancement opportunities.

The Grace Montgomery Academic Scholarship helps fund higher academic pursuits for women in the areas of history, museum studies, and library sciences.

Amount:  The Grace Montgomery Academic Scholarship for Women has a maximum funding of $1,500.00. 

Eligibility:  Female candidates must be a citizen of the United States.  Candidates must currently reside in one of the ten counties of Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura).  Candidates must be enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited academic program in these degree disciplines.

Selection Criteria:  To apply for the Grace Montgomery Academic Scholarship for Women, qualified candidates must complete and submit the online form below.  The Scholarship Committee within the Planes of Fame Air Museum will review all submissions, identify successful candidates, and determine the amount of award to be presented.  The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final.  If no qualified candidate applies, the committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship.

Application Deadline:  March 30, 2021


APPLY HERE FOR THE GRACE MONTGOMERY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN

 

 

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