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  Minorities Sector
Welcome to AvScholars' Minority Sector.

The Minorities Sector provides students of various ethnic backgrounds interested in an aviation/aerospace career with access to resources and tools that can assist them with their educational and career goals.
News and Announcements
From time to time AvScholars receives information that may be of special interest to minority students. We will post that information here for your convenience. Know of an upcoming activity or event of interest to "minorities," contact us.

Aviation/Aerospace Pioneers
African-Americans and other ethnic groups have made great strides and contributions to the aviation/aerospace industry. Learn more about these pioneers, past and present.

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The AvScholars' Minority Photo Gallery showcases photos of minority aviators and other professions - past, present, and future.

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Minority Organizations
There are numerous minority organizations that encourage and promote the advancement of minorities in all aviation/aerospace career fields and interests. Visit their web site to learn more about their organization, programs, scholarships, and/or services offered, and possibly join as a member.

This list is not all inclusive and please read our Terms & Conditions regarding links to external web sites. If you would like to add your organization to this list, contact us.

Black Pilots of America (BPA)
The Black Pilots of America aims and purposes are to train Blacks too participate and advance in various types of employment within the field of aviation, stimulate and encourage broader job opportunities for Blacks in all phases of aviation. , and develop scholarships for youth who will partake in such training and development.

International Black Aerospace Council (IBAC)
The International Black Aerospace Council coordinates and develops activities of the world aerospace community to enhance outreach efforts pertaining to Blacks in aerospace career fields.

National Black Coalition of FAA Employees (NBCFAE)
The National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees (NBCFAE) is the oldest and largest employee organization serving minorities in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). NBCFAE exists to provide a national voice for black, female and minority employees of the FAA and to promote their professionalism and career development.

Negro Airmen International, Inc. (NAI)
The Negro Airmen International, Inc. is dedicated to aviation, public education, and international service in support of personal and professional opportunities for Black people through aviation.

Organization of Black Airline Pilots (OBAP)
The goals of OBAP are to motivate black youth to become educationally prepared for life, to increase minority participation in aviation through exposure, training, mentoring, and scholarships; to encourage networking among black pilots; to increase the number of black pilots hired by airlines; and to assist the black airline pilot with special needs and concerns.

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI)
The Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen. The organization's common goal is to increase membership, preserve the legacy and raise money for scholarships.

US Army Black Aviation Association


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