Other AFA Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships available through AFA national

The basics and deadlines are listed below.  Please see the national website for additional information (http://www.afa.org/informationfor/military/scholarships) and variety of eligibility requirements. Here is a listing of AFA scholarships and the annual program deadlines:

*         Donley             4/30
*         Burgstein         6/30
*         Callahan           6/30
*         Ferretti             6/30
*         Spencer            6/30

Applicants are able to click on the scholarship link and go to that page with information, uploading applications, etc.

The George and Vicki Muellner Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship program was created through a generous contribution by the George and Vicki Muellner Foundation and designated to assist cadets who are members of either the Arnold Air Society or Silver Wings. Two scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded annually.

Pitsenbarger Awards

Pitsenbarger Awards provide a one-time grant of $400 to selected top active duty, Guard and Reserve USAF enlisted personnel graduating from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The grants coincide with the CCAF graduation ceremonies held each spring and fall.

Colonel Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship program is made possible by a bequest from Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Judith Burgstein, in memory of their devoted son and AFA Lifetime Member, Colonel Aaron Burgstein. The scholarship was established for minor dependents of (officer or enlisted) active duty, prior service, or retired service members, reservists or National Guard members of all branches who are/will be pursuing a two year or four year degree at an accredited college/university. Priority will be given to those dependents whose parent/guardian served for eight or more years, has had a parent die while serving on or in an active duty status, or has a parent that has been classified as a wounded warrior through the Air Force Wounded Warrior program. Additional funds supporting this program have been contributed by family, friends and colleagues. Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded annually.

Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship

The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance and recognition to an active duty Air Force full time guard or reserve (officer or enlisted) person who is pursuing a Master’s degree in a non-technical field.

Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarships

The Air Force Association Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate/bachelor undergraduate or graduate/postgraduate degrees.

Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti and was established for minor dependents of Air Force active duty, Reserve or Air National Guard enlisted airmen pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The recipients will be selected based upon high academic standards, good character and financial need.

Col Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through a generous endowment from the Spencer estate. It provides funds to United States Air Force Personnel (officer or enlisted, Air Force civilian, full time National Guard and full time Reserve) for them to pursue graduate level education in the management and administration fields in preparation for senior level leadership roles.

Below is a link to the AFA National Website for scholarships: