Scholarship Application Open: February 4, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Jeff was passionate about flying and had hoped to find a way to increase the accessibility of becoming a pilot to a wider diversity of people. In coordination with the pilot community, we are setting up a fund to help those who dream to fly professionally.

Please help support the legacy of a beloved friend, son, husband, and father by helping to give others an opportunity to take flight.

The scholarship was created to honor the memory of Jeff Cheng, pilot and flight instructor. Jeff was passionate about flying and had hoped to find a way to increase the accessibility of becoming a pilot to a wider diversity of people.


Scholarships will help a student who plans to pursue flying as a professional career.

Qualifications:

  • Alaska Resident
  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent
  • A dream to fly as a professional pilot

Preference:

  • Individuals of underrepresented groups in the Alaska Aviation community

Criteria:

  • Personal Essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Demonstrated financial need

IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must submit the name and address of their flight school to ACF through the online system before their award can be disbursed. If we do not receive the above information by July 31, 2021, the scholarship may not be awarded. Please contact ACF if you cannot send in the information by this date.

Contact The Alaska Community Foundation with questions: scholarships@alaskacf.org or 907-334-6700

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