NCAA Educational Foundation

Scholarship Foundation

Partner with the North Carolina Airports Association in awarding scholarships to students attending two-year and four-year colleges and universities in North Carolina with Aviation programs.

Over the past few years the Airports Association presented scholarships to honor Mr. Bruce Matthews, former Assistant Director of the North Carolina Division of Aviation to recognize his distinguished aviation career and dedication to the students of North Carolina State University. Scholarships were awarded to students who had demonstrated interest and/or experience in transportation engineering, airport planning and design.

The Airport Association recently established the North Carolina Airports Association Educational Foundation, Inc., a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The purpose of the Educational Foundation is to provide scholarships to deserving students attending schools throughout North Carolina with aviation programs. We will accomplish this goal through public support from individuals, corporations and others.

The 2017 Scholarship Opportunities have been awarded to Russell Charles Smith (Bruce Matthews Scholarship $3,000),  Corey Ryan Ballard (Embry Riddle) and Mark William Marsteller (Southeastern Illinois University Cherry Point)  (each receiving a $1500 Educational Foundation Scholarship).

The North Carolina Airports Association is pleased to announce the availability for scholarships for deserving students who either are or plan to enter an aviation field of study. Interested undergraduate and graduate college students should the links below to review the requirements and to complete their application. You will also need to submit an official transcript to: Lisa Edwards, c/o NC Airports Association, 66 Castellan Drive, Greer, SC 29650 Check back to apply Fall 2017!

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