Victor L. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Victor Davis was the President of the Black Aviation Association (BAA), a registered student organization at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, at the time of his death in 1993. Victor’s lifelong dream was to earn his Federal Aviation Administration flight certificates and then fly for a major airline. Victor was in the process of completing his commercial pilot certificate at SIUC with an instrument rating when he passed away.

Victor shared his dream with others through his work with the Black Aviation Association at SlU. Faculty and students alike respected Victor for his professionalism and dedication in running the organization. In addition to BAA, Victor was also part of student government at

The goal of the Victor Davis Memorial Aviation Scholarship is to help aviation flight and aviation management students at SIU with their educational costs.

  • Scholarship for a student in Aviation Flight or Aviation Management.

Mr. William E. and Mrs. Jacqueline H. Davis
Area of Interest
College of Health and Human Sciences, School of Aviation