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AZBAA BUSINESS
​AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 21, 2022

AZBAA is proud to offer Business Aviation scholarships for students and aspiring aviation professionals in both the Spring and Fall annually. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a legal Arizona resident (or student), and are currently pursuing, or intend to pursue a career in Business Aviation page from this item’ in the edit panel.

THE AIM HIGH FLIGHT ACADEMY (AHFA) - 16 TO 18 YEARS

APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2022

The Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) is an aviation scholarship for a three-week introductory flight program at various college universities across the country.   

The primary objectives of the flight school are to ensure selected students understand the pathway to becoming an Air Force rated officer, and to aid the increase of an individual’s Pilot Candidate Selection Method score with the completion of up to 15 flight hours.

AFHA pairs unaffiliated youth and cadets nominated by USAFA and AFROTC with Total Force Officers who provide aviation career broadening and mentorship about the various aviation professions and career fields that can be potential pathways to achieving their goals.

The Application window opens 1 Oct and closes 30 Nov. This program is entirely funded by flight school scholarships and if you are selected there is NO COST.  There are no military obligations or commitments by participating in this program. 

Who is eligible?

Students Like You! Do you want to learn to fly? Are you looking for aviation scholarships or pilot scholarships? We are looking for students who want to AIM HIGH! As a student applicant to the Aim High Flight Academy, the USAF will sponsor a once in a lifetime opportunity to live and learn to fly at a partner university. AHFA is for high school students, ages 16 – 18, or for ROTC and USAFA cadets. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and submit an official transcript with their application. No previous flight experience or flight hours are required.

Once selected for the Aim High Flight Academy, students will have the opportunity to live, dine, and learn how to fly an airplane at various partner universities across the country.

NBAA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE - NOVEMBER 30, 202

Through the generous donations of member companies and industry leaders, the NBAA Business Aviation Management Committee offers the Leadership Conference Scholarship to enable qualified business aviation professionals to attend NBAA’s Leadership Conference.

MAKE - A- PILOT AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP - AGES 15-25

Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the flight school in two $1250 payments and recipients will have one year to use funds or the balance will be returned to Make-A-Pilot. Apply Today!

COLORADO AVIATION BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 30, 2022

  • The Colorado Aviation Business Association is committed to developing the talent pool for future generations of aviation professionals, and we want to help make your dreams come true!

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Colorado. A valid Colorado driver’s license may need to be documented in order to provide proof of the applicant’s residency.

  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate that the scholarship will be used for continued aviation training at an institution based in Colorado.

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher, if the applicant is a full time student. If applicant is not a full time student, a resume is required.

HANK HILSMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - DECEMBER 13, 2022

Award Amount - Two Falcon Jet aircraft initial maintenance courses, plus travel expenses.

NBAA Charities will annually award current or aspiring maintenance technicians the opportunity to take two Falcon Jet aircraft initial maintenance courses conducted at CAE Simuflite in Morristown, NJ; Dallas, TX; and Little Rock, AR, as well as at Flight Safety International in Dallas, TX or Wilmington, DE. The award will include associated travel expenses. Applicants should possess a passion for aviation and demonstrate interest or involvement in using business aviation to enhance the lives of others.

AMT MAINTENANCE SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLICATION DEADINE: DECEMBER 13, 2022

The NBAA Maintenance Committee is dedicated to promoting technical education and training as a means for business aviation maintenance technicians to enhance their careers. To support this position, NBAA Charities offers current and aspiring maintenance technicians the opportunity to receive AMT Maintenance Scholarships. Military aviation personnel transitioning to business aviation are also eligible for this scholarship.

AMT Maintenance aircraft, engine and avionics training awards are donated by:

  • Abaris Training Resources, Inc.

  • CAE Training

  • Collins Aerospace

  • Dassault Falcon Jet Corp

  • FlightSafety International

  • Garmin Ltd.

  • Gogo Business Aviation

  • Gulfstream Aerospace TTT

  • NBAA

  • Rolls-Royce, Inc.

  • Satcom Direct

  • Textron Aviation

  • University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering

  • Williams International

Apply Today!

SPAATZ ASSOCIATION - AEROSPACE LEADERSHIP (CAP CADET FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022

The Spaatz Association annually sponsors scholarships to help CAP cadets advance their flight training from solo to private pilot.  A limited amount of the scholarship also may be used to attend a CAP leadership activity.

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Additional Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a current CAP cadet who has earned the Billy Mitchell Award

  • Have earned solo wings in a powered aircraft

  • Maintain an academic 3.0 GPA (normalized)

  • Have not been selected for a similar scholarship or grant

For application procedures and deadlines, visit www.spaatz.org

While HQ CAP helps publicize this scholarship, it is funded by The Spaatz Association, which selects the scholarship recipients. Apply directly to The Spaatz Association, not via the eServices application.

LT COL WILLIAM E. HANNA, JR. MEMORIAL FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022

Due to the generosity of Lt Col Hanna’s family, CAP is able to offer this flight scholarship to help cadets attain their Private Pilot's Certificate.  This scholarship provides up to $5,000 which can be used for local flight training at a FBO (FAA part 61 or 141) or training on CAP aircraft with a CAP flight instructor.

Additional Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current cadet that has completed a CAP Powered Solo Flight Academy at the Wing, Region, or National-level and earned the solo rating

  • Must review the background information on this flight scholarship. Click this link.

  • Submit an essay, no longer than one page, explaining why you should be selected for this scholarship and your knowledge of the life of Lt. Col. Hanna. It should include long-term goals with regard to aviation and service.

CADET WINGS SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022

Cadet Wings is a merit-based program for cadets pursuing a Private Pilot Certificate (PPC) - it's the new diamond of cadet life. Cadets complete their training at a local flight school (sometimes referred to as "FBO") or with CAP flight instructors using our CAP Cessna 172 aircraft. Funding for this program comes from the United States Air Force and other funding partners such as the Ray Foundation with the goal of developing tomorrow's aerospace leaders.

CADET ENCAMPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Thanks to Air Force support, CAP has special funding available to cover encampment fees and uniforms with an emphasis on serving economically disadvantaged cadets through the Cadet Encampment Assistance Program or CEAP (say, "seep"). An inability to afford encampment should not hold back cadets who want to participate in encampment.

JAMES C. RAY FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022

Ray Foundation, Inc. seeks to encourage the potential in the youth of America by enabling them to develop life skills such as self-discipline, self-confidence, and self-reliance. Keeping with the spirit of our founders, Ray Foundation, Inc. primarily supports education programs and organizations with a focus on aviation and aerospace.  The James C. Ray Flight Training Scholarship helps fund the Cadet Wings, private pilot certification financial assistance program.  Cadets along with their squadron mentor, the Ray Navigator, apply for Cadet Wings to access this funding. The scholarship focuses on strengthening the partnership between the local squadron and the cadet in flight training. This type of mentorship is proven to improve the success of the student pilot. Go to the Cadet Wings page for information on how to apply.

INTERNATIONAL OPERATORS SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 31, 2022

Individuals entering the business aviation industry, or current aviation professionals seeking to expand their career in international operations.
This scholarship applies mainly to those who are entering the business aviation industry or are seeking opportunities to expand their career in international operations. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the 2023 NBAA International Operators Conference, to be held from February 13-15 in Austin, TX. Funds may be awarded for amounts up to $9,000 per applicant, and awards will be redeemable under the conditions established by NBAA and its donors. Applicants are limited to receiving one award per person every other year; i.e., recipients of the 2022 scholarship are not eligible to apply for the 2023 awards, but they will be eligible to apply again in subsequent years.
Apply Today!

FIGURE 1 FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Solo a Glider before an Airplane

Deadline: September 30th

We provide funding for glider flight training through your first solo, up to $4,400. To include; glider rental, aero tows, instructor time, and flight simulator time. You must be at least 13 years of age and a U.S. Citizen to apply.

All training is to be held at The Soaring Academy (Crystalaire Airport 46CN) in Llano, CA

Fixed-wing private pilot license at Santa Paula Airport (KSZP)

Deadline: December 31st

Get your pilot's license in a tailwheel aircraft!  We will provide funding for aircraft rental and fuel up to 60 hours of flight time. Scholarship awardee will be responsible for flight instructor hourly rate. All experience levels are welcome.  Applicants must be a US citizen and at least fifteen (15) years old to apply. All training to be held at KSZP Santa Paula, California.

Upset Recovery | Spin Training | Introduction to Aerobatics

Fall Deadline: September 30th

This program provides you with a FAA spin endorsement.  You will obtain the experience needed for correct and precise actions responding to in-flight emergencies and unusual attitude recovery.  You will also obtain the ability to perform an aerobatic sequence and achieve an IAC Smooth Award.  The applicant must have a Private Pilot License or higher accreditation to apply. We will provide up to $3,800 in total funding.

Training held at KSZP Santa Paula, California.

International applications welcome.

Aerobatic Judge Certification

Deadline: December 31st

We will make you a Certified Aerobatic Judge. The certification program covers the cost of a weekend judges school and travel expenses to and from the aerobatic contest where you earn your required judges assisting, as well as regional judges exam cost. No prior flight experience needed. We will provide up to $1,100.00 in total funding.

International applications welcome.

2023 AOPA FOUNDATION FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023

Made possible through donations to the AOPA Foundation, the more than $1 million in scholarships are a major benefit of AOPA membership, helping members reach their aviation goals.

  • Scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $14,000 for primary flight training, advanced ratings/certificates, and aviation maintenance.

  • Open to AOPA members that are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent legal residents

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association offers a variety of membership options learn about there free six-month student membership.

THE NATA BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicable training includes any aviation maintenance program under the aegis of Part 147 or 65; any pilot certificate or rating under Part 61 or 141; and any aviation-related two-year, four-year or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university.

Eligibility

Applicants of the NATA Business Scholarship must be:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Be nominated and endorsed by a representative of a Regular or Associate Member Company of the NATA

  • Possess a Student Pilot Certificate (or higher), with a third-class medical certificate, if applying for pilot certificates or ratings

  • Demonstrate a commitment to general aviation

Interested students must complete an application and submit it along with the following required documents NO LATER than the last Friday in December.

      NORTHWEST DATA SOLUTIONS AVIATION SAFETY MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FROM SMS-PRO.

      Applicants are encouraged to be currently enrolled in an aviation program at a:

      • University

      • College

      • Training program

      • Or similar organization

      While the scholarship writing topics focus on aviation safety, applicants can be enrolled in any branch of an aviation denomination, such as

      • Pilot

      • Aviation maintenance

      • Air traffic control

      • Safety manager, etc

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022

      THE PARAMOUNT BUSINESS JETS AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP

      PBJ understands the financial burden aviation students often face with training and educational costs. This scholarship was created to alleviate some of that pressure and help students focus on being the best aviation experts they can be, keeping safety as #1. This is a yearly scholarship award. Students from all over the world are welcome to apply.

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: Submissions received will be applied towards possible future scholarship opportunities. You may submit your essays year round.

      ZED FACTOR FELLOWSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2023

      The Zed Factor Fellowship Program is for any student who:

      1. Hail from a historically excluded community or background.

      2. Have a passion for aerospace.

      3. Show leadership potential.

      4. Demonstrate technical or non-technical skills.

      5. Be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed 30+ college credits by the end of 2023. Eligibility extends to all students enrolled in higher education including Community Colleges and Universities.

      LYONS AVIATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

      Opportunity is not divided equally, even if luck and talent and hard work might be.

      We are a private foundation that awards a yearly aviation scholarship to financially support a deserving young person pursuing their Private Pilot Certificate.

      There is a common saying that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not.  We are offering opportunity when there might not be one.

      Our goal, through our aviation scholarship, is to help give opportunity to those that might not otherwise have the means to pursue aviation as a career path.

      Minimum scholarship award is $1500 and up to cover the entire cost of obtaining a private pilot certificate.

      Minimum recipients is 1.  The Board can consider selecting more the 1 recipient.  Funding considerations factor into what the board decides.

      Each year, the scholarship window will open on September 16th.  

      The deadline for applying is 15 January of the following year.  

      The Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the members of the board, and judged on their merit. The board will come to a consensus and select a minimum of 1 recipient each year for the scholarship.  

      The aviation scholarship recipient will be informed in April.

      WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP?

      • You must be between the ages of 16-24 on April 25th of the scholarship year you are applying for

      • You must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident

      • You must of good moral character (have no misdemeanor or felony convictions)

      • You must be able to read, write, and speak English to FAA standards

      • You must be able to obtain a FAA Third-Class Medical certificate (only requested if selected for scholarship)

      • You must be able to complete training at nearest pilot training center within 6 month

      Application Deadline: January 15, 2023

      MARY VON MACH SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2023

      Applicants must be Michigan based female Civil Air Patrol Cadets or Seniors under age 21 seeking to attend flight academy or advanced flight training beyond flight academy

      2023-2024 VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM GRADUATE STEM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS - JANUARY 27, 2023

      The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides $6,000 graduate research fellowships to students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Fellowships require students to participate in a faculty-mentored research experience that aligns with NASA’s Mission Directorates. Awardees are required to use $1,000 from the Fellowship to support travel to related conferences and for research-related supplies and materials. Awards are renewable for one year for students making satisfactory academic and research progress.

      2023-2024 VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM UNDERGRADUATE STEM RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP - JANUARY 27, 2023

      The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides undergraduate research scholarships of up to $8,500 to students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholarships require students to participate in a faculty-mentored research experience that aligns with NASA’s Mission Directorates. Student scholarships and research support totaling $4,000 during the academic year and $4,500 during the summer semester are available

      2023-2024 VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM COMMUNITY COLLEGE STEM SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 10, 2023

      The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) offers $2,000 scholarships to community college students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

      THE LEROY W. HOMER JR. SCHOLARSHIP - 16 TO 23 YEARS OF AGE- APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023

      You are eligible if you are pursuing your license on your own, and not part of any college, university or aviation program. 

      This scholarship applies only to obtaining a private pilot license. It does not apply to instrument ratings or any other aspect of flight training. This scholarship is not intended for individuals already enrolled in a university based flight program, which offers instruction in private pilot certification as part of the curriculum.

      Apply Today!

      FMA SOLO PROGRAM & LEARN TO FLY SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023

      The 2023 FMA Solo Scholarship Program is open for nominations from music teachers/directors for high school junior or senior music students who have a passion for aviation. This scholarship is unique, assisting an aspiring flight student from zero time to solo. FMA is excited to enter the ninth year of this scholarship program because of the impact it has on the student, the community, aviation, and music.

      A2M AVIATION SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP - ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2023

      Scholarship awards for an undergraduate student pursuing a major in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences. Preference will be given to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, preferably Air Force.

      ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 5, 2023

      The amount and number of scholarships awarded each year by the AMA depends upon the number of applicants and their qualifications. Approximately $40,000 is available in endowments and scholarships that are distributed in various amounts on the basis of AMA modeling activities, scholastic and citizenship achievement. All applications are considered and evaluated by the AMA Scholarship Committee that makes a recommendation to the Executive Council, the AMA’s Board of Directors.

      Apply Today!!

      CHET UNCAPHER FLIGHT TRAINING MEMORIAL GRANT - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023

      Applicants must be Michigan residents, ages 16-24, enrolled in flight training and pursuing an FAA license, certification or rating.

      The Chet Uncapher Flight Training Grant was established for the purpose of providing financial assistance to youth within the State of Michigan in pursuit of a Sport, Private, or Commercial pilot certificate or advanced pilot rating. A grant in the amount of $1000.00 will be awarded to individual whose goals meet the MAEF mission and program guidelines.

      HECKSEL-SUTHERLAND SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023, 2023

      Applicants must be female residents of Michigan, age 16 or older, seeking education and training in an aviation related field.

      The Hecksel-Sutherland scholarship is offered to women of any age who are interested in any area of aviation. The chapter began working towards funding the scholarship in 1997, and had begun planning the scholarship well before that. The amount of the scholarship award will be between $1,000.00 -$2,000.00. The awarded funds may only be used for the education or training identified in the application.

      MARY RAWLINSON CREASON SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023

      Applicants must be Michigan residents, age 16 or older, attending a formal educational program in an aviation or aerospace field of study. 

      Scholarship application shall be by the standard Civil Air Patrol Application System used for such available scholarships. To be considered the following criteria must be met: • Must be a female Civil Air Patrol Cadet or female Senior CAP member • Must be at least 16 years of age prior to attending powered flight academy or under age 21 if pursuing advanced flight training outside flight academy • Must be able to attend Powered Flight Academy or flight training in the year of the scholarship award • Must possess or be prepared to take and pass a Third Class Flight Physical before attending Powered Flight Academy or starting flight training • Must have served at least one year in the Civil Air Patrol

      WELCOME TO UNCF SCHOLARSHIPS, PROGRAMS, INTERNSHIPS, AND FELLOWSHIPS! (ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OTHER MAJORS)

      The UNCF scholarships, programs, internships and fellowships website. UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria.

      APPLICATION DEADLINES; VARIOUS DATES

      THE NATIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION FOUNDATION (NATF) ESTABLISHED THE PIONEERS OF FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP 

      • College students in their sophomore or junior year who are enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university

      • A high academic achiever with a 3.0 GPA or better, on a 4.0 scale

      • Able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation

      Interested students must complete an application and submit it along with the following required documents NO LATER than the last Friday in December.

      RED TAIL FLIGHT ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIPS - TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA

      The mission of the Red Tail Scholarship Foundation (RTSF) is to seek, identify, and develop qualified, motivated students who demonstrate the values the original Tuskegee Airmen embodied, and provide them the tools necessary to succeed in the aviation career field. RTSF provides financial assistance to African American, underrepresented, and disadvantaged students to learn to fly and maintain airplanes at the Red Tail Flight Academy.

      HAMPTON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

      Merit Scholarships can range from $5,000 -$25,000 per academic year.  These generous award amounts are designed to provide many awards to a vast number of our students, Merit based scholarships awarded to entering freshmen are renewable for three consecutive years beyond the first year.

      The Character Scholarshipwas created to recognize students who have demonstrated good character traits. Hampton University is now awarding 100 first-time freshman students a $10,000 renewable scholarship. Admitted freshmen students may submit an essay on the topic: The deadline to apply for this award is April 30th.

      Room Scholarships are offered to admitted students not previously offered scholarships in the amount of $10,000 or higher.  The award covers the cost of housing for all residence halls with the exception of James Hall Suites, Virginia Cleveland Suites and Orchard Hall. Interested students may contact the Office of Admission for additional information.

      The Legacy Scholarship is awarded to students who are direct descendants of Hampton University Alumni.  Admitted students who have parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents who attended Hampton University. Please contact the Office of Admission for information on applying for this award

      ABLE FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS - FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH CERTAIN DISABILITIES

      Able Flight’s mission is to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight and aviation career training.

      The Able Flight Flight Training Scholarship is designed for people who wish top earn a Sport Pilot certificate. It covers ground and flight training, testing, travel and lodging expenses as required. Applicants for a full scholarship must be available to travel for training for a six-to-eight week period without a break.

      For those who have become disabled after already having earned a pilot’s license, and now wish to return to flying under the Sport Pilot Rule.

      For those who wish to train to earn an FAA-issued Repairman Certificate (Light Sport Aircraft) with Maintenance Rating, or an FAA Dispatcher License, or  for training to qualify for a career in the use of drones for commercial purposes. At the discretion of the scholarship committee, the career training scholarship may be used for academic expenses for an aviation career.For additional detailed information on Able Flight career training Scholarships

      RED TAIL FLIGHT ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP -

      The RedTail Flight Academy, based at the New York Stewart International Airport, is an all-volunteer program. The RedTail Flight Academy supports a Part 141 flight training curriculum that spans 10 months and results in a private pilot license, instrument rating and commercial license for candidates between the ages of 18 and 25. 

      6-week blocks (5 Cycles throughout year)

      Program Dates: August 15, 2022-May 31, 2023

      WINGS OVER AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 

      THE PRE-QUALIFICATION APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FEBRUARY 1ST, 2023

      APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MARCH 1ST, 2023

      • Trade/Technical School and College Scholarships

      • First undergraduate degree only - NOT for graduate study

      • Most awards are for one year, but applicants can apply multiple years.

      • Scholarships currently average $5000 and cover Tuition Only.

      • WOASF annually awards 50 scholarships made up of both one time scholarships and renewable scholarships

      • WOASF also administers other aviation scholarships, so one application may enable you to apply for several scholarships. Most Administered Scholarships may be applied to tuition, fees, room and/or board as the sponsoring organization designates.

      • Who

      • Dependent children and spouses of Navy personnel from the aviation community; Officer and Enlisted, active duty, retired, honorably discharged or deceased.

      • Applicants may be high school seniors or already enrolled in college or a trade/technical school program.

      • Service member sponsor must have served in Navy Aviation Commands for a total of 8 years.

      • Dependents from around the world are eligible to apply.

      VERTICAL FLIGHT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2023 

      Each year, Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarships are awarded to college students demonstrating an interest in pursuing engineering related careers in vertical flight technology. The Foundation scholarship awards are made possible solely by tax deductible donations that have been established and contribute to an endowment.
      The VFF scholarships are solely merit-based and the value of the scholarships range from $1,000 up to $6,000 (USD). The program is open to full-time students attending a university or college located anywhere in the world and regardless of a student's nationality.

      THE GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE YOUTH APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIP - ALTON "AL" WRIGHT YOUTH APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 28, 2023

      The Gulfstream Aerospace Youth Apprentice Scholarship was established to provide support for a qualified high school senior who has participated in the Gulfstream Youth Apprentice Program, is scheduled to graduate in the spring of the current academic year and plans to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.

      SCHOOL-SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS

      NORWICH UNIVERSITY

      Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college, is offering scholarships to CAP cadets with one or more years in positions of leadership. The scholarships are valued at $20,000, payable at a rate of $5,000 per year for full-time residential students.

      To apply for the scholarships, cadets must submit a letter of recommendation from their wing and/or unit commander, along with an application for admission, and be accepted as a member of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets. CAP cadets should address scholarship request letters to:

      Norwich University Admissions
      Attn: CAP Scholarship
      27 I.D. White Avenue
      Northfield, VT 05663

      For more information about Norwich University, please visit www.norwich.edu 

      SPARTAN COLLEGE OF AERONAUTICS AND TECHNOLOGY

      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology – Civil Air Patrol - Cadet Scholarships

      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology offers one (1) $1,000 one-time scholarship to every CAP cadet in good standing. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a tuition reduction in the amount of $200 per term up to $1,000 and will not be applied to any failed course. Scholarship is available to new students before attending or within their first term attending Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology.




      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology – Civil Air Patrol - Regional Scholarships

      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology offers one (1) $5,000 scholarships to a cadet from each CAP region.  Cadets must be a high school senior or graduate, current CAP cadet in good standing, have earned Billy Mitchell Award, maintain 3.0 GPA, be of high moral character, receive recommendation from Unit Commander and provide summary of accomplishments. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a tuition reduction in the amount of $1000 per term up to $5000 and will not be applied to any failed course. Scholarship is available to new students before attending or within their first term attending Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology.


      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology – W.G. Skelly Civil Air Patrol National Technology Scholarship

      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology offers one (1) full-tuition scholarship annually towards any Spartan technology diploma program. Cadets must be a high school senior or graduate, current CAP cadet in good standing, have earned Billy Mitchell Award, maintain 3.5 GPA, be of high moral character, receive recommendation from Unit Commander, demonstrate outstanding leadership in the CAP, demonstrate high level of professionalism in appearance both in and out of uniform and provide summary of accomplishments. Scholarship will not be applied to any failed course. All other costs (failed courses, tools, living expenses and student fees) will be the responsibility of the student. Only applies to technology programs.


      Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Scholarship availability subject to change without notice. Revised: 032017

      For more information about Spartan College, visit http://www.spartan.edu/admissions/scholarships

      Spartan College, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 8820 East Pine Street, Tulsa, OK 74115

       TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Corps of Cadets

      With the largest uniformed student body in the nation, Texas A&M is a school where CAP cadets can continue their study of leadership while attending a major university.  Cadets that attend the Junior Cadet Accessions Program (JCAP) are eligible for a Corps scholarship and those scholarship recipients automatically qualify for in-state tuition.  The JCAP offers cadets a first-hand experience with the Corps of Cadets for two days.  

      For more information about JCAP, visit http://corps.tamu.edu/junior-cadet-accessions-program.  "Gig 'em, Aggies!" 

      CADET ENCAMPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

      Thanks to Air Force support, CAP has special funding available to cover encampment fees and uniforms with an emphasis on serving economically disadvantaged cadets through the Cadet Encampment Assistance Program or CEAP (say, "seep"). An inability to afford encampment should not hold back cadets who want to participate in encampment.

      FRED AND SUSAN BREIDENBACH SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2023

      Fred states many times that Gulfstream's competitive advantage is the "can-do" attitude of the employees. Both Fred and Susan strongly feel that a solid education is critical for the success of young people. They are delighted to sponsor up to five college scholarships every year for the sons and daughters of Gulfstream employees

      GBAA - GEORGIA BUSINESS AVIATION ASSOCIATION & FOUNDATION  - APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023

      Annual High School Graduate Scholarship Offerings

      Scholarship Awards Up To $2000 Each

       To individuals pursuing an education in Aviation Maintenance Technology; $2000 scholarship along with $1,000 Snap on Tools certificate

      Scholarship Awards Up To $5000 Each
      To individuals pursuing an education as a Professional Pilot


      Scholarships up to $3000 for other disciplines

       For individuals pursuing degrees in other aviation disciplines such as: Aviation Operations, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering

      SPACE ACADEMY® FOR LEADING STUDENTS IN ALABAMA (SALSA) SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE - MARCH 3, 2023

      pace Academy® for Leading Students in Alabama (SALSA) is a program funded by the State of Alabama Legislature that awards a male and female student between the ages of 12 to 14 from every legislative district in Alabama a scholarship to attend a special session of Space Academy® at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville Alabama.

      During their weeklong Space Academy® program, students will learn the history of the space program, learn to work together as a team to solve complex problems using STEM concepts and critical thinking, learn to train like an astronaut using authentic simulators, and embark on their own simulated space mission to the International Space Station, the Moon or Mars. This life-changing experience inspires students to get engaged in mathematics and science, while exposing them to career paths in the aerospace industry and beyond where these STEM and 21st century learning skills are used.

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      UAA JANICE K. BARDEN AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP - MARCH 5, 2023

      Through the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, NBAA Charities annually awards a minimum of $1,000 to up toof five undergraduates studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and University Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions.
      This scholarship is named for the late Janice K. Barden, who was active in the aviation community for decades and who served as chair of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Local Committee eight times, more than any other person in NBAA history.

      AEROSPACE FUTURE STEM LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 21, 2023

      The Aerospace STEM Endowment Fund was established in 2015 to support students pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a professional mentorship opportunity for high school students during The Future STEM Leaders Scholarship program provides a $5,000 scholarship to a selected high school student at each of the following five (5) locations: Huntsville, AL; Colorado Springs, CO; Albuquerque, NM; Chantilly, VA; Hill, Utah or Arlington/Alexandria, VA. The scholarship funds are distributed after high school graduation and acceptance into a four-year college or university. Funds are non-renewable. their senior year, and to provide financial assistance to underrepresented and underprivileged students studying STEM disciplines at a public or private four-year college or university.

      NETJETS AVIATION MAINTENANCE SKILLPOINTE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023

      NetJets, the global leader in private aviation, is proud to support the next generation of aviation maintenance professionals with this $50,000 Scholarship Fund. The NetJets Aviation Maintenance SkillPointe Scholarship will award five (5) $5,000 scholarships in both 2022 and 2023 for aviation maintenance technician education to individuals planning to earn their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License and work in eleven NetJets Service Hubs

      STEM BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

      Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Bridge Scholarships of $1,000 to students attending member institutions.


      A major goal of the VSGC is to help produce the engineers and scientists of the future and diversify the STEM workforce. While opportunities for careers in aerospace have expanded, the number of talented students pursuing degrees in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences has declined. To encourage talented individuals to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) related fields and research, VSGC created the STEM Bridge Scholarship program to help meet this goal.

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