Scholarships

Lt Col Dave Krebs High Flight Scholarship: $4,000

Receive a one time four thousand dollar Scholarship. Targeted at students who are committed to pursuing a career in aviation, specifically pilot training. This scholarship is open to senior high school students who are in good standing of the AFJROTC or CAPS. This scholarship is competitive in nature and judged by a committee of ACA members who have no relationship to the candidates. Deadline for this scholarship each year is 30 March, the winner will be announced on 30 April.

The link to download the PDF for the Lt Col Dave Krebs High Flight Scholarship is not available for 2021 yet. We anticipate launching the scholarship application by 19 January 2021.

Ray Bourque Service Scholarship: $2,000

Open to senior high school students of the AFJROTC or CAPS who are in good standing and who have demonstrated support for veterans groups and humanitarian community efforts. Ray Bourque is unsurpassed in volunteering his time not only to a host of ACA efforts, but veteran and humanitarian programs throughout the community. Ray epitomizes the Air Commando ethos of the Quiet Professional. This scholarship is competitive in nature and judged by a committee of ACA members who have no relationship to the candidates. Deadline for this scholarship each year is 30 March, the winner will be announced on 30 April.

The link to download the PDF for the Ray Bourque Scholarship is available for 2021 yet. We anticipate launching the scholarship application by 19 January 2021.

Charles Hicks Air Commando Scholarship: $1,500

The ACA awards four individual Charles Hicks scholarships of $1,500 each. The scholarships will be awarded at the general membership meeting held during the ACA annual convention in October each year. The Board of Directors will randomly select the winners from the eligible candidates submitted by the membership.

Scholarship eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Candidates must be the child (natural, adopted, or step), grandchild, or great grandchild of an Association member in good standing.
  • The Candidate must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited higher education institution, college, or university.
  • He or she must be less than 24 years of age at the end of October of that same year, and not be enrolled in a graduate-level program.
  • Candidates may not be a member of this Association, on active duty, attending a Service Academy, or on full scholarship to a college or university.
  • Eligible candidates may receive this scholarship only once.

Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 October 2021.

or you may obtain a hard copy by calling the office at 850-581-0099.

Charles Hicks applications can be emailed to info@aircommando.org

or Mail printed copy to:
Air Commando Association
P.O. Box 7
Mary Esther, FL 32569