Chicago “DODO” Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
Educational Assistance Program

The Chicago Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., provides scholarships through its Educational Assistance Program (EAP). The objective of the EAP is to provide economic assistance to students wishing to continue their personal and academic growth by attending accredited post secondary institutions of higher learning in the form of financial awards to students who emulate and honor the Tuskegee Airmen. Successful candidates are students whose accomplishments model the characteristics of discipline, education, excellence, perseverance and achievement which were epitomized by the Tuskegee Airmen.

The EAP has established two categories of scholarship awards:

 

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Scholarships ($1,500)

Local Chapter Application. – Distribution of the award is based upon acceptance at any accredited institution as a full-time student pursuing an emphasis in STEM related fields of study.

Merit Scholarships

May vary; see the current Local Chapter App. and current National App. for amounts.
Distribution of the award is based upon academic performance in conjunction with school, extra-curricular and community activities.

 

Local – Tuskegee Airmen (Chicago) Educational Assistance Program (EAP)

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. – Chicago Chapter
Educational Assistance Program Application

**Postmark Deadline – March 29, 2024**

Questions? Please contact admin@tuskegeeairmen-chicago.com

 

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Objectives

The Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. has established the Educational Assistance Program (EAP) Scholarships for students who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • A Vision of their own potential;
  • A Commitment to excellence, perseverance and service;
  • A Thirst for knowledge, personal growth and positive societal change;
  • Honor and Integrity in actions and behaviors;
  • Respect for self, others and a desire preserve and promote the Tuskegee Airmen legacy.

Eligibility and Criteria

The Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. will provide awards to qualified high school seniors who will attend an accredited institution as a full-time student the fall of the succeeding school year. The following criteria must be met:

  • High school graduation in the spring of the current school year
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT composite of 18 or higher and/or SAT equivalent
  • Must be a resident of the Chicago-land area.

Requirements

The Educational Assistance Committee of the Chicago Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. congratulates you on your decision to pursue higher education. We look forward to receiving your completed application. It is recommended that you make copies of all documents before mailing to the post office box.

Download the 2024 EAP Application
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National Tuskegee Airmen Foundation (TASF) Scholarship

The National TASF Scholarship Application **Postmark Deadline – NOT LATER THAN Jan. 22, 2024**

Chicago area students should mail all
Scholarship Applications to:

Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
Educational Assistance Program
P.O. Box 19063
Chicago, IL 60619-0063
Attn: Undine Stinnette and Debra Rice
CDCTAI – EAP Chairman

Download the TASF Scholarship Application Today