Offered through external organizations; recipients are recommended by external organizations which have a collaborative relationship with the College of Aviation. Because External Collaborative Scholarships are awarded in collaboration with organizations which have an existing relationship with the College of Aviation, students are highly encouraged to apply for scholarships in this category.
Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship Fund
WMU students are encouraged and welcome to apply even though they are not listed in the qualifications. Two WMU students hace recently won the award. Michael Schwingel in 2008 and Mehmetali Mert Cuhadar in 2012.
Frank P Macartney Foundation
The FPMF awards aviation scholarships to outstanding students enrolled in aviation management, maintenance or flight curriculums.
Michigan Business Aviation Foundation
MBAA represents businesses and individuals with a common interest of working towards the preservation and development of an air transportation system including an airport infrastructure and other aviation issues affecting the State of Michigan.
National Business Aviation Association
NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers.
West Michigan Business Aircraft Association
WMBAA is offering scholarships designed to help offset the high costs of an aviation degree.
Michigan Association of Airport Executives
MAAE promotes the professional development of members and students engaged in the study of airport administration through scholarships and encouragement of intent programs.