Tuskegee NEXT Fellowship Program Application 2023

Deadline: 31 December 2022.

Tuskegee NEXT Fellowship Program Application 2023

The Tuskegee NEXT Fellowship Program Application Deadline is December 31. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, Tuskegee NEXT seeks to transform the lives of under-represented youth through aviation education and career path opportunities, so they can transform their communities.

Tuskegee NEXT provides a clear path toward aviation careers through flight training, role models, life skills, and educational assistance.

Building on Tuskegee Next’s Summer Aviation program, the Fellowship program is a two-week immersion experience to help them prepare for professional and personal opportunities. Participants will live in dormitories and attend daily programs including classroom training, simulators, flight training, and life skill courses. You will also have the opportunity to mentor Tuskegee NEXT Summer Aviation Program cadets. This opportunity may include a one-week externship in addition to the two-week immersion program.



  • Between the ages of 21-25

Physical Condition

All applicants must:

  • Provide current medical status based on FAA & ADA standards;

  • Disclose all current medications and prior medical procedures, which must not disqualify such applicant according to FAA and ADA standards;

  • Have a current FAA medical exam.


  • Additional consideration will be given to Fellows that participate in extracurricular activities and/or aviation-related activities.


Completed applications including (Application Deadline is December 31st):

  • Initial student application/background information

  • 1 sponsor recommendation letter

Interview Process

  • Applicants may be selected for an interview as part of the application process. Interviews will be held the first week of May.

Selected Fellows are required to:

  • Complete any additional application requirements (e.g., essay or interview);

  • Agree to abide by the Tuskegee NEXT Code of Conduct & Sexual Misconduct Waiver.

Tuskegee NEXT Fellowship Dates:

  • Fellowship Dates: July 24 – August 14

  • Externship Dates: TBD

The Tuskegee NEXT Foundation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes in accordance with §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue law). More specifically, the corporation is organized: (i) to assist minority, at-risk, Chicago-area youth with obtaining their pilot’s license; (ii) to conduct programs for charitable purposes; and (iii) to educate minority, at-risk, Chicago-area youth in the aerospace industry through various educational initiatives, life skills, mentorship collaborations and formal flight training programs in a charitable manner.

Israel Wellington Jeremiahhttp://empowermentopportunities.com
Israel Wellington Jeremiah is the Admin and publisher at Empowerment Opportunities. A seasoned online publicist and an entrepreneur.

Related Articles

Stay Connected


Latest Articles