The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2019 Scholarships
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The Tailhook Educational Foundation (TEF) is a California based 501(C)3 nonprofit organization. TEF’s charter is to educate the public on United States Navy carrier aviation and its importance to our country's national security.

TEF awards over 100 scholarships annually ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 per year. A number of our TEF grants are awarded to students pursuing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) curriculum. All TEF grants assist Naval Aviation legacy undergraduate students obtain a higher education.

TEF scholarships are only made possible by the continued generosity of our individual and organizational donors. All donations to TEF are fully deductible as charitable contributions. 

The TEF Tax ID is: 33-00487778

In 2019, TEF awarded 105 scholarships to our brightest Naval Aviation legacy students.

2019 Scholarships
  • RADM THOMAS F. BROWN III SCHOLARSHIP

    2nd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Oskar Searfus

    Durango, Colorado

    University of New Mexico

    Sponsored by

    The Bay Area Tailhook Ready Room

  • RADM JAMES D. RAMAGE SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    John Luecke

    Virginia Beach, VA

    University of Virginia

    Sponsored by

    The Ramage Family and Friends

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 1

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Andrew Palleiko

    Hopkinton, MA

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • HAMILTON ESTATE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Thomas Wright

    Temecula, CA

    Yale University

    Sponsored by

    B. Bruce Hamilton

  • SAN DIEGO PADRES (RANDY JONES) SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Sydney Zoehrer

    Coronado, California

    Yale University

    Sponsored by

    The San Diego Padres

  • CAPT HAROLD PRESTON “JEEP” STREEPER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    3rd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Matthew Taber

    Lompoc, CA

    California Polytechnic State University

    Sponsored by

    Evelyn Streeper and Family

  • CDR JIM OLIVER USN(Ret)

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Kaitlin Donnelly

    Lynchburg, Virginia

    Liberty University

    Sponsored by

    Jim Oliver

  • NAVAL AVIATORS’ WIVES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP; “THE TOUGHEST JOB IN THE NAVY”

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    William Butler

    Virginia Beach, VA

    University of Virginia

    Sponsored by

    In memory of dedicated wives who have departed the pattern before their spouses.

  • COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN SCHOLARSHIP, No. 1

    4th Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Faith Holloway

    Rocklin, CA

    Chapman College

    Sponsored by

    Annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Donations

  • CDR FRANCIS MARTIN DOBBERTIEN SCHOLARSHIP, No. 1

    3rd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Emily Pugh

    Madison, AL

    Auburn University

    Sponsored by

    Francis Martin Dobbertien

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 4

    2nd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Kristen Enriquez

    Thousand Oaks, CA

    Yale University

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • THE ELECTRONIC ATTACK COMMUNITY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Carolina Herrera

    Westlake Village, CA

    University of California at San Diego

    Sponsored by

    The Prowler Association

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 5

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Connor Kraska

    Westlake, TX

    Brown University

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • THE INTRUDER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

    2nd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Cassandra Cheeseman

    Thornton, Pennsylvania

    The College of Holy Cross

    Sponsored by

    The Intruder Association

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 6

    2nd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Sophia Dort

    Vienna, Virginia

    Duke University

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • GARY “QUAIL” LAUGHLIN SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Margaret Holmes

    Lexington Park, MD

    University of Alabama

    Sponsored by

    Family and Friends

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 7

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Beth Miller

    Roswell, GA

    United States Naval Academy

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • STAR SCHOLARSHIP, No. 8

    3rd Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Faith Rovenolt

    Nashville, TN

    Vanderbilt University

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor

  • BATTLE OF MIDWAY SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Christopher Keane

    San Diego, CA

    Gonzaga University

    Sponsored by

    Anonymous Donor and Tailhook

  • THE “SPIRIT OF CARRIER AVIATION” SCHOLARSHIP

    1st Time Scholarship Awardee

    1/1

    Andrew Provitola

    San Antonio, TX

    Clemson University and the Calhoun Honors College

    Sponsored by

    The Friends of CDR T. Schenck Remsen, USN(Ret)

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The Tailhook Association is a 501(c)(7) non-profit organization 

The Tailhook Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation

CFC Campaign Number: 10251

TAX ID: 33-0487778 

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