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The Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) Aviation Scholarship 16-18 Year Old Students - Deadline: 10/15/23

The Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) Aviation Scholarship

High School Students 16 to 18 years old or a graduating senior. Student must be at least 16 years old by June 1, 2024.

The Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) is an aviation scholarship for a three-week introductory flight program at various universities throughout the country. The program is designed to inspire young adults to explore aviation. Students receive one-on-one training from Air Force and Certified Flight Instructors in a classroom and in the sky

The AIM HIGH Flight Academy three-week program helps students gain confidence in aviation and prepares them to learn everything necessary to achieve up to 15 flight hours. A typical day in the program includes three key segments: flight simulator time, academic classroom time and flight time. The students will be assigned to a flight, paired with a wingman and an Air Force mentor to study and fly with throughout the program. Other activities the students will participate in include team building, study time and character development.

The mission of the AHFA is to inform, influence, and inspire the next generation of aviators and leaders. After completion of the AHFA, students will understand the pathways to become an Air Force officer, aviator, and earn up to 15 flight hours.

AHFA pairs high school students, USAFA, and AFROTC cadets with current Air Force members who provide mentorship about the various aviation professions and career fields.


(All requirements can be found on the application page).

  • Be at least 16 years old by 1 June 2024

  • Be enrolled in high school or a graduating senior*


  • No flight or aviation experience necessary (They teach you to fly!)

  • No commitment or obligation to the Air Force

  • *USAFA & AFROTC Cadets may apply through their institutions


  • Up to 15 flight hours

  • Housing and meals during training

  • Transportation to/from training location

  • Classroom training (ground school)

  • Flight simulator training

  • All training is provided by FAA Certified Flight Instructors

  • Access to university recreation facilities

  • Mentorship from Air Force aviators

I have listed the the direct Link to the Application and requirements below

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