In partnership with Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Engineering


About the Program

The Vaughn ISA Fund helps Vaughn College students cover the costs of earning a degree and persist to graduation.

You can apply for $2,500—$25,000 in funding to help you cover

  • Tuition

  • Living Expenses

  • Books and Supplies

  • Account balances

Specific amounts you qualify for depend on the total cost of attendance at your school. Use the ISA calculator tool for this program to see what your contract terms would be.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full-time status during the term for which you’re seeking funding (though final-year students can have fewer credits if that’s all they need to finish)

  • In your 3rd or 4th year (junior or senior) by the time you receive funding

  • At least 17 years old

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Meeting satisfactory academic progress (SAP) criteria and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

  • Enrolled in an eligible academic track:

    • Electrical Engineering

    • Mechanical Engineering

    • Mechatronic Engineering

    • Electronic Engineering Technology: General

    • Electronic Engineering Technology: Avionics

    • Mechanical Engineering Technology: Aeronautical

    • Mechanical Engineering Technology: Computer-Aided Design

    • Aviation Maintenance

    • General Management

    • Aeronautical Sciences

    • Airline Management

    • Airport Management

    • Aviation Maintenance Management


Need help?

Text or call to speak to a BFF student manager.

New Applicants

Create an account to begin the application process.


Returning applicants

If you’ve already created an account, you can sign in to apply for more funding.


Use the online calculator tool to find out what your ISA terms would be.


How to Apply

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Schedule an Intro Call

If you’re a first-time applicant, give us a call at (651) 401-8401 to learn more about ISAs before you apply.

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Complete the online application

Create an account on the student portal and complete the first steps of the application. If you already have an account, you can skip this step and sign in to apply.

We will review your request and create one or two ISA contract proposals within two business days.

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Review Your Terms

When you receive a text that your contract terms are ready, log into the portal to review the proposal(s). Sign the contract with the terms you prefer, and BFF will prepare the funds for disbursal to your school.


Complete Final Disclosures

As a final step, review and sign final disclosures. After three days, your school will receive the funds and apply them to your student account.