Scholarships & Application Links
The 2023 Scholarship will open for application submissions in March 2023, and will close on May 1, 2023.
Category A - Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship
Students enrolled half- to full-time in a two- to four-year air traffic control program at an institution approved and/or licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as directly supporting the FAA's college and training initiative.
Category B - Lawrence C. Fortier Memorial Scholarship
Students enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.
Category C - Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
Full-time employees enrolled in advanced study programs to improve their skills in air traffic control or an aviation discipline.
Category D - Buckingham Memorial Scholarship
U.S. citizens, children of air traffic control specialists enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher.
ATCA Scholarship Fund
The ATCA Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to outstanding aviation students and children of air traffic controllers. ATCA's wonderful candidates, exceptional winners, and generous scholarship partners and donors are the ones who make it happen. With the continued support of the aviation community for this industry-sustaining program, we hope to award at least as much in the future. But we need your support to do it.