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SWAAAE's 71st Annual Summer Conference

SWAAAE Scholarships
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SWAAAE is pleased to offer scholarships in the categories described below. Applications vary and are either prior to January's Airport Management Short Course or July's Annual Conference.

  • Airport Management Short Course Scholarships
  • $1500 Academic Scholarships
  • $1,500 SWAAAE Michael A. Shutt Academic Scholarship
  • Professional Accreditation & Certification Scholarships
  • Summer Conference Scholarships
Airport Management Short Course Scholars
hips
In the fall of each year SWAAAE announces the availability of applications and the start of the solicitation process for several $500 - $1,000 scholarships to attend the Airport Management Short Course in Monterey, CA. You must be a member of SWAAAE to apply for this scholarship.

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$1,500 SWAAAE Michael A. Shutt Academic Scholarship (Sponsored by Mead & Hunt, Inc.)

Michael A. Shutt 11/24/47 to 11/09/09

Born and raised in Buffalo Hart, Illinois, Mike graduated from the University of Illinois - School of Engineering in 1969. Mike was an influential aviation consultant for more than 35 years and the former owner of Hodges & Shutt, and Shutt Moen Associates and a Vice President for Mead & Hunt, Inc. He was an active member of Southwest Association of Airport Executives for more than 33 years and served as a SWAAAE corporate board member from 1999 to 2003. As a certificated instrument pilot he logged over 4,000 hours as pilot in-command time.

Mike was a leader and problem solver who displayed integrity and passion for the development of airports and aviation facilities. Mike’s contributions to the airport industry include the planning and engineering development for over 100 airports in California, Arizona, Nevada, and the Western Pacific Islands.


In the fall of each year SWAAAE announces the availability of applications and the start of the solicitation process for one $1,500 SWAAAE Michael A. Shutt Academic Scholarship. The scholarship is presented at the Airport Management Short Course and the recipient is expected to attend the entire conference and receive their award at the conference awards banquet. Anyone seriously pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in airport or transportation engineering, environmental, planning, or airport management, may apply for this scholarship. You do not need to be a member of SWAAAE to apply for this scholarship, however you must attend a college in Arizona, California, Nevada or Hawaii or have a permanent address in these states.


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$1,500 Academic Scholarships
In the fall of each year SWAAAE announces the availability of applications and the start of the solicitation process for two $1,500 Academic Scholarships. The scholarships are presented at the Airport Management Short Course and the student is expected to attend the entire conference and receive their award at the conference awards banquet. Attendance at the AMSC offers an excellent opportunity for students to network with airport management professionals, and has been beneficial to students seeking internships or employment after graduation. Anyone seriously pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in airport management may apply annually for an academic scholarship. You do not need to be a member of SWAAAE to apply for this scholarship, however you must attend a college in Arizona, California, Nevada or Hawaii.

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$2,000 Professional Accreditation & Certification Scholarships
You must be a member of SWAAAE and be enrolled in the AAAE Accredited Airport Executive Program, the AAAE Certified Member Program, or planning to attend an Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Program to apply for this scholarship. There are several scholarships available and each scholarship is up to $2,000. The scholarship may be used to attend the AAAE Accreditation/Certification Academy Written Exam Review, one of the four (4) ACE Programs, or the AAAE/SWAAAE Final Interview Workshop.

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Summer Conference Scholarships 
In Spring of each year SWAAAE announces the availability of applications and the start of the solicitation process for several $500 - $1,000 scholarships to attend the Summer Conference. The 2017 Summer Conference will be held in Orange County, CA July 2017.

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For more information, or to submit applications:

Veroneka Reade
Scholarship Committee Chair
c/o Santa Maria Public Airport District
3217 Terminal Dr
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Phone: 805-922-1726