The Frank Der Yuen Scholarship

The 2019 Scholarship application period is now open. We will accept application materials from candidates until February 15, 2019, at midnight HST.


The Frank Der Yuen Aviation Scholarship offers scholarships to Hawaii residents who have been accepted, or are enrolled in an aviation-related program at an accredited trade school, college, or university. Awards will be made without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Applicant Requirements:

  1. A completed online application, two recommendations, and a written essay.
  2. Proof of acceptance or enrollment in an aviation related-program at an accredited trade school, college or university.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the online application (now closed).
  2. Prepare a written essay (no more than 2 pages) answering the following questions:
    ・Why are you pursuing this aviation program?
    ・What goals do you hope to achieve through this program?
  3. Provide proof of acceptance or enrollment in an accredited trade school, college, or university aviation-related program
  4. Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from non-family members. Each letter must include the name and contact information for the reference.
  5. Submit the written essay, letters of recommendation, and proof of acceptance/enrollment by email to or mail copies of these items to:
  6. Pacific Aviation Museum
    ATTN: Scholarship Committee
    319 Lexington Blvd
    Honolulu, HI 96818

No other application materials will be accepted or reviewed.