What is Aero CHI?

The Aerospace College Head-Start Institute (Aero CHI) gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to prepare for a career in one of San Antonio’s anchor industries – Aerospace. The program provides:

  • Career-exploration information
  • Hands-on learning experiences
  • Job-specific training
  • College credit coursework

This will assist them in making an informed career decision and to give them a head-start on their pathway to career employment.

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A Big Start

Aero CHI gives high school students the chance to earn free college credits and emerge less than 12 months away from earning an aviation technician associate’s degree at Hallmark University.

Free College Credits

Aero CHI is 100% free for participants that are accepted into the program.

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Learn At Top Tier Facility

Our Aeronautics campus is on the San Antonio airport with real hangars and real engines.

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FAA Approved Program

Hallmark University is approved to teach by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Opportunities for Financial Partnership

In order to offer this program at no charge to the students, we have sponsorship opportunities available for those that would like to see lives changed. Below is a list of needs that will be met with by your generous sponsorship:

  • Security Fees – $4,255
  • Books – $4,456.48
  • Consumables – $12,650
  • Faculty – $80,000
  • Facilities & Support – $64,124.80
  • Overhead – $34,500

Become A Sponsor

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Help us make change

Partner with us to make Aero CHI a reality for San Antonio’s high school students, and pave the way for the next generation of aircraft technicians.

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