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Pilot / Aviation scholarships

  • Kentucky
    1LT Eric D. Yates Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is looking for full-time sophomores, juniors, or seniors that are active members of the WKU ROTC with financial need.
  • AAAE Aviation Management Scholarship
    This scholarship is for current college junior or senior or graduate student enrolled in an aviation program at an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the United States.
  • AAAE Women in Aviation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students current college junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in an aviation program at an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the United States.
  • Alaska
    Alaska Air Show Association Aviation Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for tuition and other related educational expenses to students enrolled in any one of UAA Aviation Technology Division AAS or BSAT degree programs.
  • AOPA Advanced Rating Scholarship
    Through generous donations to the AOPA Foundation, outstanding pilots with career aspirations will have the opportunity to receive various scholarships, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 each, to pursue one of the following ratings or certificates: Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, MEI.
  • AOPA Primary Flight Training Scholarship
    Current AOPA members who are at least 16 years of age at the time of application are eligible to apply. The scholarship award can be applied to training for a private pilot, sport pilot, or recreational pilot certificate.
  • ATCA Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full-time employees enrolled in advanced study programs to improve their skills in air traffic control or an aviation discipline
  • ATCA Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in an air traffic control program at an institution approved and/or licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as directly supporting the FAA's college and training initiative.
  • ATCA Lawrence C. Fortier Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.
  • Washington
    CWU Boeing Aviation Scholarship
    This scholarship is to provide financial support for students majoring in aviation.
  • Dale “Potsy” McBurney Aviation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for current business aviation professionals seeking continued professional development opportunities to advance their existing careers.
  • Florida
    Destin Flight Works Pilot Training Scholarship
    Funded by Vertol, this program offers **one AFA member per year a scholarship to attend pilot training courses leading to a private pilot's license at the Destin Flight Works school located in Destin, Florida.
  • Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award Scholarship
    This scholarship is for current student at a U.S. high school, graduating in the spring of 2020, be accepted to and enrolling in an institution for an aviation-related degree program (e.g., flight training, aviation management, aerospace engineering, aviation maintenance); and have a 3.
  • ICAS Foundation – GAMA Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in a college/university level aviation degree program.
  • North Dakota
    James C. Ray Memorial Freshman Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman students to the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota with preference to those who are planning on majoring in Aviation.
  • Jan Jones Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a female applicant holding a private pilot certificate, and must use the scholarship for aerobatic flight training.
  • Washington
    Jim Adams Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is to provide financial support for students in the CWU aviation program. This scholarship applies for one year only and may not be renewed.
  • John F. Rahilly Memorial Scholarship for Future A&P Technicians Scholarship
    This scholarship is for student currently enrolled in Aviation Maintenance Training Program.
  • John T. Griffin, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career.
  • Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for undergraduate junior or senior currently enrolled in a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution.
  • Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship
    This foundation awards scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.
  • Kansas
    Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant
    The grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution .
  • mikeroweWORKS Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship Program
    This scholarship for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard.
  • Paul A. Whelan Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student enrolled at a University Aviation Association member institution in an aviation or space-related major. Community College, college and university applicants encouraged.
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union Pilot Training Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to AFA members to pursue pilot training towards a private pilot's license. The award will be for a maximum of $10,000 and applicable to aircraft rental and instructor fees at a training facility of the recipient's choice.
  • Piedmont Airlines Scholarship for Flight Training
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in a University Aviation Association member institution at the time of application, hold a current FAA private pilot certificate and must be pursuing an instrument, multi-engine, or commercial pilot rating.
  • Sean DeRosier Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students between the ages of 17 and 31. Recipient must use the scholarship to acquire aerobatic flight training (a private pilot’s license is required) or an A&P license (a private pilot’s license is not required).
  • Teacher Flight Training Scholarship
    As part of the AOPA You Can Fly program and thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, up to 20 teachers will be awarded scholarships of $10,000 each to pursue their primary flight training certificate such as a private, sport or recreational pilot certificate.
  • The Aero Club of New England Honored Member Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career.
  • The Andrew Channing Cabot Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for primary training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Anne Bridge Baddour Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Advanced Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Ann Wood-Kelly Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Advanced Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Bauer-Bisgeier Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for primary training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Crocker Snow Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Instrument training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The David Frawley Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Advanced Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The David W. Graham Scholarship
    This scholarship is for applicants resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation management career and take aviation courses at a school for higher learning in New England
  • The Dean Edmonds Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Instrument training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Dr. Gary P. Kearney Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Instrument Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The John Garabedian Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Advanced Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Joseph Passafiume Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Instrument training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Liberty Bell Scholarship
    This scholarship is for primary training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Lockhart Smith Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Advanced Training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • The Michael T. Hadik Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for primary training for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation career.
  • California
    Trident University Full Scholarship
    Trident University offers three full-ride scholarships to current AFA members. The scholarship can be applied towards bachelor's and master's programs at Trident University and is available to both current and prospective students.
  • Kansas
    Wichita Aero Club Edward W. Stimpson Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students pursuing aviation related studies leading to a credential, an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree at an accredited educational institution and have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in an aviation-related field.
  • Wright Brothers/Charlie E. Taylor Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students be at least 16 years of age and a resident of a New England state in the US who intend to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career.
  • You Can Fly High School Flight Training Scholarship
    Thanks to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, at least 80 exceptional high school students, ages 15 to 18, each will receive a scholarship valued at up to $10,000 in 2019.