American Airlines will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in aeronautical, electrical or mechanical engineering with a passion to work in the airline/aviation industry. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, community service involvement and future career aspirations. The applicant must meet all WAI scholarship requirements and guidelines, have a high school diploma, minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), enrolled in an accredited U.S. engineering program through a college or university, U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
American Airlines' Technical Operations divisions are vital to the companies' commitment to provide safe, dependable, and friendly air transportation to their customers. As such, they seek to attract top engineering talent who share their passion and interest in the aviation industry.