You must be a dependent/employee of a current Georgia Airports Association (GAA) member or a current Georgia Airports Association (GAA) Student member to be eligible. The scholarship is available for those currently enrolled or accepted at an accredited school in Georgia for any major or an aviation-related major at an accredited out-of-state institution.

Procedures and Rules:

  1. Please complete the online application in its entirety, including uploading your essay. 
  2. Selection of the recipient will be made by the GAA Board of Directors and may be based on a number of factors including evaluation of the application and the essay submitted. 
  3. The GAA Board of Directors will make the selection and announce the recipient at its Annual Conference and Expo. The decision of the GAA Board of Directors is final. The recipient will be notified by a member of the GAA Board or Management. 
  4. The award will be payable jointly to the recipient and the school, and must be used to pay for tuition, books, or other approved school-related expenses. Payment will be made in person to the recipient by one of the GAA Board Members in person within 8 weeks of the announcement. 
  5. GAA reserves the right to change or discontinue this program without notice. 
  6. All schools must be accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


Questions regarding this award may be directed to the GAA at the address shown below, by email at [email protected] or by phone at (912) 656-6288.