This program was made possible by a bequest from Mrs. Elizabeth L. Lindsay, widow of Lieutenant Colonel John Lindsay, a career Air Force officer stationed at Craig AFB in Selma, Alabama. The scholarship is in memory of their children John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay who also passed away before Lt Col and Mrs. Lindsay. The scholarship was established for children of members of the United States Air Force who are pursuing a college degree.

Scholarship Sponsor

Air Force Association

Award Type

$2500 Cash

Gender Eligibility


Other Requirements/Criteria

Geographic Criteria: USA
Criteria / Requirements:
1. Parent or legal guardian of the applicant must be (officer or enlisted) Active Duty, veteran, or retired service members, reservists, or National Guard members of the United States Air Force.
2. Applicant must be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university.
3. Applicant must provide a Statement of Purpose describing how the scholarship will assist in meeting their educational goals.
4. Applicant must provide the most current transcript or, if not yet enrolled, proof of acceptance into an accredited college or university.
5. Applicant must provide one letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or work/volunteer supervisor.
6. Priority is given to applicants who: a) have at least one parent/guardian who is an AFA member; and b) are majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field.

Contact Information:

Contact Info – Phone #: 703-247-5800 x4877

Contact Info – URL: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/62844-Air-Force-Association

Contact Info – Email: [email protected]


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