Academic Year 2024-2025



The Philip H. Jones Family and the Association of Naval Aviation are pleased to sponsor the annual Philip H. Jones Naval Aviation Scholarship that honors the service and sacrifice of LCDR Philip H. Jones, USN (Ret), who started his Naval Aviation career as an Aviation Pilot during WWII.

The Scholarship principally provides scholarship opportunities for the children of fallen Naval Aviators and Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircrewmen who have died by any cause while on Active Duty orders serving in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.

The Scholarship program will provide funds to cover or defer the cost of tuition and fees only* for the recipient’s undergraduate schooling. Scholarship funds cannot be used for any other expenses.








  • Applicant must be the child of a Naval Aviator1 or Aircrewman2 who has died of any cause while serving on Active Duty orders in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate (minimum 3.2 GPA) and enrolling as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university with the intent to
  • OR applicant must be a current full-time undergraduate student, maintaining a course load of no less than 12 semester hours with a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA


Other specific application criteria, dates and procedures are included in the scholarship application ‘package’ which is available upon request to:


Scholarship Committee - ANA
1750 Radford Blvd Suit D
NAS Pensacola, FL 32508

or by email to [email protected]


 Application Deadline: 1 SEPT 2024



*Scholarships may be renewable annually to a maximum of four years or degree attainment, whichever comes first. Renewal will depend on the recipient’s academic achievement (a GPA of 3.2 or greater) and the availability of funds. Applications for renewal will be considered before initial applications. 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.

1Naval Aviators are Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard aviators who are rated Pilots or Naval Flight Officers.

2Navy 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 Scholarship.