(1) $5,000 Annual Scholarship

J. Richard Oltmann is an amusement industry icon. Richard dedicated his life to the betterment of the industry. In 2010, Mr. Oltmann was acknowledged with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA). “It is my passion to give back all that I have learned to make this industry a better place than when I started,” he said when presented with the award. Mr. Oltmann lost his courageous battle with cancer on May 30, 2015. In keeping with his passion and focus on education, his family have worked with the American Amusement Machine Charitable Foundation (AAMCF) to establish a memorial scholarship fund. The AAMCF is honored to be a part of continuing Richard’s legacy.


  • High school senior entering their freshman year as full time student at a two-year or four-year full accredited college or university
  • Applicant must be recommended by an AAMA member company or a full-time employee of an AAMA member company
  • Letter of recommendation from an AAMA member company representative

Enrollment will run through March 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM

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