Scholarship Requirements

Scholarship Requirements

Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in

the school year 2019 – 2020.


Scholarship Application Requirements - National


Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale.

Application Procedure: Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors or the nearest Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chapter. Completed applications must be returned to the specific address indicated on page 1 of this application or to the nearest Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chapter, on or before January 26, 2020. Each applicant must complete the entire application and provide all attachments listed on the bottom of the application form.

  • The applicant must include a single page essay entitled The Tuskegee Airmen which reflects an overview of their history and how their experience has impacted the applicant personally. Essays must be typed, double-spaced with 1-inch margins on 8.5 x 11 paper. Please note, all attachments to the application must not exceed 8.5 x 11 in size.​

  • Additionally, Each applicant must submit a two (2) page personal essay containing: a biographical sketch, educational aspirations, career goals and an explanation of why financial aid is essential.

  • To validate the financial status of the applicant, a copy of parent(s)’ latest IRS Form 1040 through the adjusted gross income line must be included in the application package. Please do not send the entire return. If not required to file Form 1040, provide official alternate source document to verify income, such as a statement from Public Social Services, Pensions or SSI (W-2 or W-4 not acceptable). SSN should be blacked out.

Local Scholarships:

Leadership Scholarship - Delaware State University Student - Aviation or Airport Management

Red Tails Scholarship - Student Studying oppereations mechanical or engineering.

Eagle Scholarship - Student Studying Medical and related fields.

Philadelphia Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. is dedicated to preserving the TAI legacy and raising funds for scholarships.

The Tuskegee Airmen never lost friendly bomber to the enemy during WWII.


P O Box 18966 Philadelphia, PA 19119

(610) 306-2094