2024 Scholarship Information and Application

The Flying Tigers 69th D.R.S. Association is offering competitive academic scholarship awards for distribution during the 2024 school year. These awards are funded by the following commemorative scholarship programs:

►  Marty Oxenburg Scholarship Fund
►  Doris van Tanner Tursky Memorial Scholarship Endowment

In order to be eligible to compete for the scholarship award, the applicant must:

• Be a family member (e.g., child, grandchild, niece/nephew, great-niece/-nephew etc.) of a current U.S. Armed Forces member or veteran.
• Be accepted or enrolled in a university, college, technical program, or other relevant higher education program.
• Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in the academic program (or based upon secondary school records for entering freshmen).
• Submit an official application form, with all supporting documentation and essays.

To access the application form with instructions, CLICK HERE.  Students may reapply for scholarship funding annually.  The Flying Tigers 69th D.R.S Assn. Executive Board will make the final determination of award distribution.

Completed application forms and supplementary materials should be mailed (postmarked) by July 20, 2024 to:

Susan Makris, 6449 Johns Road, Falls Church, VA 22043-1835. 


If you have questions, comments, or need additional information, call Susan Makris at 703-533-7521 (H) or 703-346-0872 (M).

Note:  The Scholarship Committee may utilize information on the familial relationships of the applicants to the designated service members/ or veterans in final award decisions. Priorities will be assigned in the following order:

1. Veterans who have served with the 69th D.R.S., 14th AF Flying Tigers,
2. Veterans who have served with the AVG or 14th Air Force during WWII,
3. Veterans who served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater,
4. Current members or Veterans of the 14th Air Force (post WWII).
5. Current members or Veterans of the U.S. Air Force.
6. Current members or Veterans of other U.S. Armed Forces organizations.