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: Friday, June 26, 2020 (Extended)
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.
Download a copy of the instructions below:
Howard Drollinger Scholarship instructions (pdf format)
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All applicants must complete and mail the following materials to the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center Scholarship Committee.
Application and supporting documents must be postmarked by Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and received by Monday, June 1, 2020.
Download an application below:
Howard Drollinger Scholarship Application for 2020 (pdf format)
Send completed applications to the address below. DO NOT email or FAX your applications.
Flight Path Museum and Learning Center
P.O. Box 90234
Los Angeles, CA 90009-0234
Phone: (310) 331-1551 (R. E. Smith and Associates)
Phone: (323) 588-2464 (Barbara Keller, Flight Path Learning Center)
Send completed applications to the above address. DO NOT email or FAX your applications.