Aviation Scholarship Information

EAA Chapter 838 Scholarship Winner Jimmy Glazewski with FAA Flight Examiner

Our Scholarship Mission:

The Chapter 838 Aviation Chapter, an IRS 501C3 Public Foundation provides financial resources to support the mission by:

    • Providing and facilitating scholarships for deserving area students who wish to pursue an aviation related course of study at an accredited U.S. technical school, college, or university;
    • Providing and facilitating scholarship funding for deserving high school age boys and girls to attend the EAA Air Academy summer aviation workshops and seminars in Oshkosh, Wisconsin Supporting Aviation Explorer Post 218, a co-ed scouting program, in its efforts to interest area teenagers in aviation.

Chapter Scholarships:

The EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Scholarship Program encourages, recognizes, and supports deserving Southeastern Wisconsin students who are pursuing an aviation related education. Applicants must be well rounded and involved in school, community, and aviation activities. Academic records must show a high probability that applicants will successfully complete the educational activity for which the scholarship will be provided.

Support our Mission:

EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Scholarship Fund is supported entirely through gifts and donations. Your gift will help keep the dream alive. No matter how large or small, 100% of every dollar you give will be passed along for the purpose you specify. All of our staff members are unpaid volunteers. There is no waste or administrative overhead. Foundation funds are secure and managed professionally by Johnson Trust in Racine.

There are many ways to give and many ways that your gift can have distinct tax advantages for you and your estate. These include:

    • Annuities
    • Charitable Remainder Trusts
    • Charitable Gift Annuities
    • Charitable Lead Trusts
    • Net Income Make-up Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
    • Endowment Request
    • Restricted Bequest
    • Unrestricted Bequest
    • Honorary/Memorial Bequest

For more Information regarding EAA Chapter 838 Aviation educational programs, scholarship programs, and/or gift giving options, please contact:

Scott Sherer, President
EAA Chapter 838
3333 N. Green Bay Road Racine, WI 53404