2018 National Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship
Application package due in January each year on date specified by National TASF.
Applications must be received by the Indianapolis Chapter No Later than January 26,2018
The Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TASF) and Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ (TAI) are two legal entities that are uniquely bound to the central goal of preserving the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen while providing educational services that honor the history of their service.
The mission of TASF is to preserve the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen by providing scholarships to assist financially disadvantaged and deserving students in the pursuit of their college education.
The Indianapolis Chapter provides first notice of the TASF scholarship as a participant in the Indianapolis Black Alumni Council, Inc. (IBAC) Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair.
Indiana resident graduating seniors with at least a GPA of 3.0 out of 4 must apply thru the Indianapolis TAI Chapter
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"Young Eagle Program"
Spring thru Fall of each year
Founded in 1992, the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program has dedicated nearly 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane. It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation. Today, the Young Eagles program has flown over 2 million kids with the help of the EAA's network of volunteer pilots and ground volunteers.
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Central Region TAI Youth Seminar
Early June 2018-TBD
The Indianapolis Chapter has been fortunate to have a nominees selected to attend the Central Region TAI Youth Seminar in multiple years.
Indianapolis Chapter will begin looking for interested young person in April 2018.
Indiana resident students must apply thru the Indianapolis TAI Chapter
National TAI Youth Academy
The Indianapolis Chapter was very fortunate to have nominated and have selected a young person to attend the 2017 National TAI Youth Academy.
2018 National TA Stem camp selectees will be chosen from the students selected to participate in the Regional TAI Stem Camp.
"Aviation Day" - Columbus Municipal Airport
TBD-Saturday, June, 2018
This will be the 75th anniversary of the Columbus Municipal airport, previously known as the Bakalar-Atterbury Airfield. The was one of two airfields in Indiana where the Tuskegee Airmen flew bomber aircraft training missions.
The Columbus Municipal Airport's Aviation Day includes: static displays of a wide variety of civilian and military aircraft, the Bakalar-Atterbury Museum that has a 6 foot wing span Red Tail P-51 hanging from the ceiling, and many other experiential-learning activities for youth including Young Eagle rides.
Indy ACE Academy
Age(s) 10-14 yrs old | June 2018
Age(s) 15-18 yrs old | July 2018
The Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is a nationally recognized program sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designed to offer an introduction to the aviation industry and also expose aviation jobs and careers to middle and high school students.