The Howard Drollinger Scholarship Program is funded by his loving family and administered by the Flight Path Museum & Learning Center to encourage students to pursue careers in aviation. As a World War II Army Air Corps navigator serving in the 15th Army Air Force, Howard Drollinger flew 50 successful combat missions over Italy and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, four air medals, and a Presidential Unit Citation. A proud University of Southern California (USC) graduate, he became a real estate developer in Westchester, a fledgling community just north of what would become Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). He was a cornerstone of the community and provided financial support to a variety of local organizations including Flight Path Museum & Learning Center. Mr. Drollinger received the first Honorary Service Award from the Flight Path Museum. .
Deadline: Extended June 1, 2021
A $2,500 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 $2,500 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:
Howard Drollinger Scholarship Application (pdf format)
Email completed applications to the email address below. DO NOT postal mail or FAX your applications.
Subject Line: Howard Drollinger 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)