NetJets Scholarship

$25,000Award Amount
3Number of Awards
3/31/2023Submission Deadline

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NetJets, the sponsor of this scholarship, was established in 1964 and is the world’s largest private jet company with 750 jets. The company gives this scholarship to recognize the contribution of aviation and hospitality professionals.

The Columbus Foundation administers and oversees the NetJets Scholarship. It was founded in 1943 by businessman Harrison M. Sayre as a way to uplift and help the Columbus community in Ohio. They award a number of scholarships every year and have several other philanthropic projects.

The scholarship aims to support the costs of education for students in the aviation and hospitality sectors. This scholarship is merit-based and is given to students who are keen and passionate to add value to their professional careers.

Key Information of NetJets Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Aviation
  • Hospitality

Country of Study

United States

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Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount


Number of Awards


NetJets Scholarship Timeline

January 1, 2023

Application Open Date

Applications open around early January each year.

March 31, 2023

Submission Deadline

The last date for submission of applications is the end of March

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: High School Senior
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3.5
  • Geographic Eligibility: United States
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • * None

How to ace the NetJets Scholarship


Maintaining your academic credentials

You need to focus and maintain high academic grades to be a winner of this scholarship. If there is still some time left before you apply, try to improve your academic credentials.


Ensure your submission is professional

As there are many applicants for this competition you should review your application before final submission. Avoid rejection due to common mistakes like spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, and typographical errors.


Highlight your community involvement

Highlight your involvement in school and community. Mention the projects you have been associated with, your role as an individual or in teams, and the implementation results of your suggested ideas. This will prove your leadership qualities.


Conduct a check of your criminal record

The scholarship is for applicants who are good citizens and have no criminal record. You can visit the local police station and get a police clearance certificate to prove that you are a law-abiding citizen.

How the NetJets Scholarship is Judged

The scholarship is merit-based and is judged based on cumulative GPA, the applicant's enrollment or acceptance letter from the enlisted institutions, and the honors and awards obtained.

Why We Love the NetJets Scholarship


Provides sufficient funds to cover educational costs

The scholarship fund is substantial and covers a major portion of the tuition fees and associated costs.


Recognizes importance of aviation and hospitality sectors

The aviation and hospitality sectors need very passionate professionals who have a deep care for their customers. This scholarship will motivate the students of aviation and hospitality.


You can add it to your résumé

The scholarship is entirely based on the merit of the candidate and is not need-based. This will help the meritorious students to get recognition and be considered for job opportunities when it is added to their résumé.

5 Facts About NetJets Scholarship


Enrollment at institutions listed by the organizers

The applicants must be enrolled in any one of the 15 institutions selected by the scholarship organizers to be eligible for this scholarship.


Minimum academic grades required to apply

The applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA to be eligible to apply for this scholarship.


Applicants should not have a criminal record

The applicants should have a clear criminal record to apply for this scholarship.


The Columbus Foundation offers more scholarships

The organizer of this scholarship is The Columbus Foundation, which is recognized for its philanthropy, and offers more than 100 scholarships.


Applicants must be full-time students

Applicants to this scholarship must be enrolled as full-time students majoring in aviation or hospitality.

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