FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Program

Scholarship Recipients

FedEx Commits $2.5 million to Aviation Scholarships

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2018 - FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced it is providing $2.5 million ...

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"This collaborative training program, through Purple Runway – a FedEx Pathways Program – creates a reliable pipeline of well-qualified pilot applicants, leveraging the experience they will gain in our feeder system."

- Greg Hall, Executive Vice President of Air Operations, FedEx Express

Our Vision

Our aviation scholarship program aligns with an important business need to prepare future generations of pilots and maintenance professionals for the industry.

FedEx will support and strengthen the pipeline of educated workers needed to maintain a talented and diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of the FedEx customer base across the country.

Students in Classroom
Students in Classroom

FedEx will look to institutions to provide capable aviation employees including technicians, flight crews and air traffic controllers.

 

We Currently Offer Scholarships At These Participating Universities

Delta State

Delta State University

Aviation Program

Scholarship Listing

2020 Scholarship Recipients

2019 Scholarship Recipients


Congratulations to the 2020 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

Delta State
Charles Palmer
Matthew Tutor
Eleazar Myles
Kellan Tanner
Charles Katzenmeyer
Scott Williams
Hamhari Brown
Dalton Turner
James Howell
Parker Tomlinson

Congratulations to the 2019 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

Delta State 2019
Kristin Bolton
Hunter Chandler
Shawn Cohan
Tristan Crockett
Matthew Hill
Thomas Kemp
Bryson Knight
Trent Moore
Luke Smith
William (Crawford) Stitt
Indiana State

Indiana State University

Aviation Program

Scholarship Listing

2020 Scholarship Recipients

2019 Scholarship Recipients


Congratulations to the 2020 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

Indiana State
Nia Spiller
Davis Cunningham
Jonah Boquiren
Ethan Myers
Kendall LaFayette
Jibri Taylor
Nathan Bailey
Sean Harris
Brant Lennox
David Cutler
Daniel Maas
Evelyn Reed
Taegan Obermeyer-Loder
Spencer Chupp
Brady Lafayette
Casidee Abram
Thomas Jackson
Brandon Morris
Gregory Lichtenberger
Nicholas Smith

Congratulations to the 2019 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

Indiana State
Konner Campbell
Sean Dawson
Daniel Denison
Collin Grayless
Sean Harris
Madeline Hooks
Joseph Hutzel
Lyle Jefson
Nicholas Jobbe
John Lawless
Brant Lennox
Rachel Malone
Adrian Melendez
Michael Morel
Levi Nolan
Kyler Pearson
Jordan Ripperdan
Nia Spiller
Sara Stumpf
Andra Woodward
University of Memphis

University of Memphis

Aviation Program

Scholarship Listing

2020 Scholarship Recipients

2019 Scholarship Recipients


Congratulations to the 2020 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

University of Memphis
Landon Jace Wilson
Johnathan Spence Person
Jalan Hayes Huffman
Semere Endalamaw Tadesse
Bradley Isaac Schaeffer

Congratulations to the 2019 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

University of Memphis
Parker Birdwell
Finnegan Gruggett

Congratulations to the 2019 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

University of Memphis
Parker Birdwell
Finnegan Gruggett
University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

Aviation Program

Scholarship Listing

2020 Scholarship Recipients

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2020 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

University of North Dakota
Delante' Sykes
Samual Olson
Samantha Santos
Ava Flaskamp
Carly Shukiar
Cody Anderson
Claire Grannes
Ryan Knipping
Joseph Taylor
Hanna Anderson
Logan Rainey
Luke McKenzie
Arthur Bebenek
Mason Gourde
Evan Dahlquist
Marcus Houdek
Jack Caturia
Sophia Jensen
Camryn Noess
Brent Gibson

Congratulations to the 2019 FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Recipients

University of North Dakota
Tyler Barry
Maria Cole
Aiden Dorsey
Hailey Fitzpatrick
Justin Gray
Gunnar Harris
Alexis Hesse
Zane Janneck
Zachary Kretchmar
Jason Lieberg
Kaitlyn McGowan
Jakob Michel
Adelynn Mrosko
Edwin Nova Abreu
Gavin Oftedahl
Jason Preston
Samantha Ripley
Stephen Smith
Patrick Verner
Paul Wesp