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Pilot / Aviation scholarships

  • ATCA Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full-time employees in the field of air traffic control who are enrolled in advanced studies 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 in an aviation-related field pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship
    The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship was established in the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in aviation spanned 63 years. He was founder of Executive Beechcraft, headquartered in Kansas City, MO, and was twice named Beech Aircraft's Man of the Year.
  • Florida
    Destin Flight Works Pilot Training Scholarship
    This scholarship is for an Air Force Association member 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 first-year students interested in an aviation-related degree program (e.g., flight training, aviation management, aerospace engineering, aviation maintenance).
  • Epic Flight Academy Flight Training Scholarship
    This scholarship is for junior or senior attending high school in the U.S and be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020.
  • Epic Flight Academy Private Pilot’s License Scholarship
    This scholarship is for junior or senior attending high school in the U.S and be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020.
  • ICAS Foundation – GAMA Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in a college-level aviation degree program.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for undergraduate junior or senior currently enrolled in a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution.
  • Kansas
    Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant
    This grant is available to students interested in acquiring a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree from a Kansas institution.
  • 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 for Air Force Association members to pursue pilot training towards a private pilot's license.
  • Piedmont Airlines Scholarship for Flight Training
    This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in a University Aviation Association member institution at the time of application, hold a current FAA private pilot certificate and are pursuing an instrument, multi-engine, or commercial pilot rating.
  • Sean DeRosier Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students ages 17—31 who hold a private pilot's license. Recipient must use the scholarship to acquire aerobatic flight training or an A&P license (a private pilot’s license is not required for this).