COLLEGE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS - Sponsored by Civil Air Patrol
Academic scholarships are monetary awards used to support cadets pursuing their undergraduate education. Monies are to be used for tuition, books, or room and board at any accredited post-secondary school (ie: college, university, vocational-technical school, etc.). Scholarship recipients must ensure that the money is used responsibly. Applicants may pursue any course of study. This year, scholarships will be made in the following amounts:

Ø     
$7500 Award
Ø      $5000 Awards
Ø      $2500 Awards
Ø      $2000 Awards
Ø      $1000 Awards

Special Eligibility Requirements
1.  Must be a high school graduate or hold a GED;
2.  Must be accepted to a college/school or provide proof that an application has been made;
3.  Must attend an accredited post-secondary school or college. 

Application Requirements: Email a CAPF 95 to HQ CAP/CP cadets@cap.gov

Supporting Documents
1. You may include a document, not longer than 2 pages, in resume format detailing any academic, community or CAP activities not covered by the CAPF 95.
2. You may include not more than 1 Letter of Recommendation, from a source other than a parent of family member, regarding your academic abilities, leadership and character. 
3. If you are applying for a flight scholarship, include a statement or description of how you will spend your scholarship to include your flight schedule. 

Transcripts, test scores, etc., are only needed if you are selected to receive a scholarship

Selection Procedures
A scholarship committee selected by HQ CAP/CP will score the applications. The committee evaluates applicants in the following areas: academic achievement, CAP accomplishments and activities, and extra-curricular or community service activities. 

Special Awards
Three $1,000 scholarships sponsored by USAA will also be awarded to four deserving applicants.


 
 
AUBURN UNIVERSITY - GINN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, may award a $6,600 scholarship to a CAP cadet who will choose a major within the Polymer and Fiber Engineering Department at Auburn. The recipient would study in a department that performs research affecting aircraft structures, NASA satellites and rocket motor nozzles, bullet-proofing, and other aerospace applications.  “E-Tech” graduates are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, follow the procedures listed above for academic scholarships and apply for admission to Auburn University.  Thereafter, HQ CAP will provide additional information on how to complete special application procedures required by Auburn.    

For more information about polymer and fiber engineering at Auburn, please visit www.eng.auburn.edu/pfe (you will leave the CAP.gov domain if you click this link).



DOWLING COLLEGE SCHOOL OF AVIATION

Dowling College annually sponsors one 1-year scholarship (valued at $8,000) and two 1-year scholarships (valued at $4,000) for CAP members who enroll at the Dowling College School of Aviation. This scholarship is also open to senior members. For more information about Dowling College, visit www.dowling.edu (you will leave the CAP.gov domain if you click this link).
  


 

This $4,000 educational scholarship, named after an aviation pioneer, CAP member during Word War II, and former Puerto Rico wing commander, is available only to Puerto Rico cadets (as stated in Col Livingston's will).  For more details, contact Puerto Rico Wing. 

CLARA E LIVINGSTON CADET SCHOLARSHIP