Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Scholarships are awarded to help support the financial needs of those deserving students who have chosen to seek higher education in the science of air traffic control and other aviation disciplines, as well as children of air traffic control specialists.

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2009 Scholarship Winners

2012 Winners  



Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship

Students enrolled half- to full-time in a two- to four-year air traffic control program at an institution approved and/or licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as directly supporting the FAA's college and training initiative

Zachary Beard

Zachary Beard

Air Traffic Control, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Andrew Sellner

Air Traffic Control, University of North Dakota

Jack Vorndran

Air Traffic Control, Kent State University

Non-Employee Student Scholarship

Students enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.

Kelsey Coates

Aviation Management, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Gene Hoshino

Aeronautical Engineering, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Alexander Kracinovich

Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland

Dekiyra Love

Professional Flight Technology, Purdue University

Jackson Morris

Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama

Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship

Full-time employees enrolled in advanced study programs to improve their skills in air traffic control or an aviation discipline.

Christina Delgado

Doctor of Education in Organization Leadership, Grand Canyon University

Buckingham Memorial Scholarship

U.S. citizen, children of air traffic control specialists enrolled half- to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher.

Nicholas Costa

Mathematics & Computer Science, Denison University

Kaela Craven

Nursing, Endicott College

Jonathan Ramirez

Air Traffic Control, Florida State College of Jacksonville

Rachel Tracey

Air Traffic Control & Business Administration, Lewis University