Scholarship Programs

THE GOEF APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN FOR 2022-2023! 

Previous Scholarship Winners

 

River Region Scholarship Applications

Our River Region scholarship application window is open to individuals ages 9-18 from 17 OCTOBER –  31 JANUARY annually. Applications submitted outside of this window will not be accepted.

The GOEF scholarship program supports participation in life-changing STEM opportunities. Our program provides a diverse array of air, space, and cyber focused opportunities for children and young adults: Space Camp, Aviation Challenge Camp, National Flight Academy Camps, U.S. Cyber Academy, discovery flights in real aircraft, funding private pilot licenses for high school and college students, and new, exciting opportunities added each year!

2023 Scholarship Application

Please send all applications to acscgoe@goefoundation.org

Future Eagles Scholarship Program

Founded in 2006, the Gathering of Eagles Foundation has provided Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarships to deserving college students. The scholarship application window is open from 2 JANUARY – 31 MARCH annually. Applications submitted outside of this window will not be accepted. Eligible students must be in their freshman through junior years and enrolled in an Alabama AFROTC Detachment. AFROTC Scholarships winners compete through their local detachments, are chosen in coordination with local Detachment faculty through an essay application process, and are honored during the capstone GOE week with the Eagles.  GOE week will take place 22-24 May 2023.

The AFROTC scholarship includes a cash prize as well as travel expenses to attend the annual GOE Week events at Maxwell AFB, AL. 

The scholarship winners receive much more than just funding. Our program unites Airpower heroes, leaders, and innovators with the next generation of Airpower advocates by creating an environment to share personal experiences, successes and failures to make a significant impact in the military.

Alabama AFROTC cadets, in their Freshman through Junior years, in good standing (as defined by the educational institution) enrolled in AS 200, AS 250, AS 300, and AS 350, as well as any cadet in good standing enrolled in the Marion Military Institute, may apply for the GOE AFROTC Scholarship program.

On what basis are GOE Scholarship winners selected?

  • Compelling, thoughtful, genuine and thorough essay question responses
  • Educational ambitions
  • Record of military service and/or community impact
  • Record of personal achievement
  • Demonstration of service to others in the community
  • Desire to continue to serve others and make a positive impact on your community
  • Leadership potential

Check back in December for details on how to apply!

 

JROTC Scholarship Program

This year, we are excited to award 1 AFJROTC scholarship to a graduating senior from a River Region high school. The scholarship application window is open from 2 JANUARY – 31 MARCH annually. Applications submitted outside of this window will not be accepted. Scholarship winners are chosen in coordination with local Detachment faculty through an essay application process.

River Region AFJROTC graduating high school seniors accepted to a university with intent to attend in fall 2023. The applicant must possess a 3.5 GPA or above, be enrolled in the AFJROTC program, and majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math program in the fall.

On what basis are GOE Scholarship winners selected?

  • Compelling, thoughtful, genuine and thorough essay question responses
  • Educational ambitions
  • Record of military service and/or community impact
  • Record of personal achievement
  • Demonstration of service to others in the community
  • Desire to continue to serve others and make a positive impact on your community
  • Leadership potential

Check back in December for details on how to apply!

 

GOEF is proud to partner with Montgomery Public School System, Autauga County Schools, National Flight Academy, U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Red Tails Scholarship Foundation to provide these opportunities for local youth. These scholarships would not be possible without their support!