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Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy


Applications Due



Jul 1, 2024


14 years, 15 years, 16 years, 17 years, 18 years, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Financial Access

Full Scholarships Available, Under $100

US Work Eligibility

Not Required



Program Description

Our ACE Academy is designed to expose youths to the wide variety of career opportunities in aviation and aerospace. Our program offers students a hands-on experience of learning the aviation history, fundamentals of aerodynamics, the role of government in aviation and the many careers available in the aerospace field.

The ACE Academy is a multi-day event for middle and high school students that have a general interest in learning about aviation. The goal of ACE Academy is to expose students to the many different careers in aviation. We also aim to show them the practical application of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. By the end of the program, we hope that the participants will have a wider horizon of the many career opportunities available to them. We challenge our students to strive for excellence. Full scholarships are available to students from families receiving public assistance or with incomes below a certain threshold. The scholarship application is part of the registration process and requires specific documents to be provided in order to confirm eligibility.


Admission Requirements
Admission is offered to students ages 14 to 18 years old who have an interest in learning about aviation. Applicants are competitively ranked based on age, and cumulative GPA.

Students must be physically capable of participating in all activities. High standards of behavior and self-discipline are expected and students must abide by all academy regulations. If you have any questions, please contact your ACE Academy Director.

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