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Curtiss-Wright Centennial of Flight Scholarship

Curtiss-Wright Centennial of Flight Scholarship has established an endowment that will provide one matriculated student in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences with a $1,500 scholarship. This program was established by Curtiss-Wright Corporation to celebrate the historic roles Glenn Curtiss and the Wright Brothers played in the first manned flight on December 17, 1903.

To qualify for the Curtiss-Wright Centennial of Flight Scholarship, interested students must:

A. Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences for the full academic year (BOTH the fall and the spring semesters)

B. Be a junior or senior with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

C. Have an interest in and demonstrated potential for success in a career in a field related to aerospace, such as mechanical, electrical, or computer engineering, or materials science.

Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

1. A completed application form

2. A one-page statement outlining personal and professional goals as they relate to your interest in aerospace or a related field. General statements are not acceptable; you must address courses, work, research, extracurricular projects or other activities that show an interest in the field of aerospace.

3. A resume





Important Notes:

All scholarship awards are subject to renewal of the scholarship by the donor and receipt of funding for these awards.

If selected to receive this scholarship, you will be required to furnish this office with a letter of thanks to the donor of the scholarship. Details will be specified in the scholarship offer letter.


Students who are in their graduate career of an accelerated degree program are ineligible to receive an undergraduate scholarship award.