AASF Memorial Scholarships

The Alaskan Aviation Safety Foundation provides scholarships to individuals who want to develop their aviation careers. There are three scholarships available each year for up to $1,500 each:

The Tom Wardleigh Memorial Scholarship
The Virginia Hyatt Memorial Scholarship
The Ellen Paneok Memorial Scholarship

These annual AASF Scholarships are established with funds received from families and friends of Alaskan aviators who have gone to new horizons.


*** The 2018 application deadline was on March 31st ***


  • Congratulations to the 2017 Scholarship Winners!
  • Levi Michael – Tom Wardleigh Memorial Scholarship
  • Emma Apitzsch – Ellen Paneok Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Enrolled in an aviation related program in an accredited college, university, trade school or approved training center
  • Intends to make aviation their career
  • Has spent at least two of the past three years in continuous official residency in Alaska
  • Has completed at least two semesters, or 30% of the work towards his/her professional goal.