The American Airlines Education Foundation is awarding almost $1 million in scholarship funding to 340 students who are dependents of the airline’s team members to assist lower the cost of higher education as they get ready to return to the classroom in the fall.
Full-time undergraduate study at any reputable college, university, or vocational programme in the world is funded through scholarships. Each winner earned a scholarship worth $2,500, and 100 first-generation college students also received awards totaling $1,000 each for the academic year 2023–2024.
The eight nations represented by this year’s scholarship recipients are the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, England, Jamaica, Peru, and Spain. They are the children of team members who work for American and its fully-owned carriers Envoy, PSA, and Piedmont in 70 cities around the world.
This year, 1,375 students applied for scholarships from the Education Foundation. Through a competitive application procedure, candidates are assessed based on their academic performance, volunteer work, extracurricular activities, and financial need.