The Anton Acherman Scholarship Program was created in memory of the 52-year Westchester resident and retired mechanical engineer. Mr. Acherman led a fascinating career in aerospace including working on the Atlas-Centaur rocket; the water system for Skylab, America’s first space station; and test equipment for the Space Simulation Laboratory at Boeing Satellite Systems. The scholarship is funded by family, friends, neighbors and local businesses.
Deadline: Extended June 1, 2021
A $500 scholarship will be presented to the most qualified applicant. The award may be used for payment of tuition, books, fees, pilot ground and flight training and other educational expenses.
The award of $500 will be sent directly to recipient’s choice of educational institution (i.e., community college, four year college, university, technical school, etc.). If the awardee withdraws from the academic program with a tuition refund, the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center will receive the refund.
Scholarship recipients from previous years are eligible to reapply.
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The top five (5) candidates may be called for an interview.
All applicants must complete and email the following materials to the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center Scholarship Committee.
Application and supporting documents must be emailed by June 1, 2021.
Download an application form below, for best results use Adobe Acrobat to fill out the form:
Anton Acherman Scholarship Application (pdf format)
Email completed applications to the email address below. DO NOT postal mail or FAX your applications.
Subject Line: Anton Acherman Scholarship
For any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us directly at the phone numbers below:
Phone: (310) 331-1551 (R. E. Smith and Associates)
Phone: (323) 588-2464 (Barbara Keller, Flight Path Learning Center)