The Philip H. Jones Family and the Association of Naval
Aviation are very pleased to sponsor the annual Philip H. Jones
Naval Aviation Scholarship which honors the service and sacrifice of LCDR Philip H. Jones, USN (Ret), who
started his Naval Aviation career as an Aviation Pilot during
principally provides scholarship opportunities for the sons and
daughters of Naval Aviators and Navy, Marine Corps and Coast
Guard Aircrewmen who died of any cause while on active duty serving in the
United States Navy, Marine Corps or
Coast Guard. Naval Aviators are Navy, Marine Corps
or Coast Guard aviators who are rated pilots or Naval Flight
Officers. Navy and Coast Guard Aircrewmen and Marine Corps
Combat Aircrewmen are those persons formally designated as such
and authorized to wear the respective Aircrew warfare badge.
As circumstances may allow, eligibility criteria may be
expanded to include other Naval Aviation persons, the categories of whom shall
fit the general intent of the Philip H. Jones Naval Aviation
The Scholarship program will provide undergraduate students
scholarships that cover or defer the cost of only tuition and
fees. Scholarship funds cannot be used for any other expenses.
be renewable annually to a maximum of four years or degree
attainment, whichever comes first. Renewal will depend on
student academic achievement and the availability of funds.
Applications for renewal will normally be considered before
The value of the scholarship may change year-to-year; the
amount of each annual scholarship and each renewal will be
based on availability of funds.
INITIAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must fit the eligibility criteria as described
above and be a U.S. citizen.
Applicants must have graduated from high school (a minimum GPA of
3.2 is desired); and be accepted by an accredited college/university
and enrolled in a course of study of no less than 12 semester hours.
Additionally, if the applicant is already a college student,
that person must be maintaining a course load of no less than 12
semester hours in their college work (a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
specific application criteria, dates and procedures are included in
the scholarship application ‘package’ which is available
after 1 February 2017 upon request to:
1446 Waggaman Circle
Mclean, VA 22101
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application submission deadline is
1 June 2017