All VHPA Scholarships are
administered for the VHPA by the AAAA (Army Aviation Association of America).
The VHPA Memorial Scholarships are open to only the children and grandchildren
of VHPA members in good standing currently or at their death.
The only exception is if the father or grandfather flew helicopters in
and was killed in action in
According to the rules of the AAAA Scholarship Foundation, each applicant,
either for AAAA or VHPA Scholarships, must be a member of the AAAA. This means
either the VHPA father (or grandfather, in the case of VHPA) or the student
applying must be a AAAA member. However, the time period of one year is waived
for VHPA children/grandchildren and they only have to be a member at time of
application for the scholarship. In most cases the purchase of a Student
Membership in AAAA is the least expensive way to go.
To find out how to apply, go to the AAAA web site at: http://www.quad-a.org
Then, on the top of their home page, click "Scholarships" There
you will find all the information (deadline dates, addresses, phone numbers,
etc) you need to contact AAAA and to apply. First you will request the
Application, fill it out and submit it by the deadline of May 1 of each year.
The VHPA currently has 4 ea $1,000 Scholarships available through the AAAA
Scholarship Foundation. If the
person does not receive a VHPA Scholarship they still would be eligible to
receive a AAAA Scholarship.
VHPA Scholarship Committee