Applications now open for CFI scholarship

The application process is now open the the King Schools–National Association of Flight Instructors scholarship, which includes $5,000 cash for attaining an initial or advanced instructor rating and lifetime access to the King Schools library of more than 90 courses, including FIRCs.t. The winner will be announced at SUN ‘n FUN in April 2019. This […]

Pat Napolitano honored with memorial scholarship

WICHITA, Kansas — Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics is honoring the memory of Pat Napolitano by establishing The Pat Napolitano Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Technicians. Through this scholarship, Pat’s legacy will inspire a new generation of aviators, company officials said. Napolitano, fleet support representative and Staggerwing pilot for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, passed away in an […]

EAA Chapter 241 presents scholarship to high school student

EAA Chapter 241 recently held its first pancake breakfast fundraiser of 2018, attracting more than 400 guests to DeKalb-Taylor Airport (KDKB) in Illinois. The fundraiser was held under a stunning, rich blue sky and perfect late spring temperatures, according to chapter officials. The flight line was open for casual walks to look at the many […]

The Museum of Flight to award scholarships

The Museum of Flight‘s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning will award scholarships in flight training and college education for high school age students. College scholarships for up to $29,500 will be awarded annually for four years. Flight training scholarships will be awarded for up to $10,000. “Thanks to the establishment of some new endowments, we […]

Fly Girl scholarship takes off

A new $5,000 scholarship for pilot training at Sporty’s Academy has been introduced by Natalie Kelley, a private pilot pursuing an instrument rating at Sporty’s and founder of Fly Girl. Natalie established the Fly Girl Scholarship to support a female pursuing a primary pilot certification or advanced rating at Sporty’s Academy at Clermont County Airport in […]

$135,000 in scholarships available

More than $135,000 in financial aid opportunities for flight training, college aviation studies, and residence camps are now open for applications through the Experimental Aircraft Association’s scholarship programs.  EAA scholarships are supported by aviation-minded donors who are helping to build the next generation of flight, noted EAA officials. The awards vary from $500 grants to […]

CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow awards scholarships

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Wings Over Houston Airshow awarded five scholarships to university students from Texas. The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow Scholarship Program provides assistance to students who have completed two years of study in aviation or a related field, and who demonstrate academic potential, leadership and extracurricular involvement, according to officials. Proceeds from the […]

NBAA offers scholarship for aspiring business aviation professionals

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will soon offer a new scholarship to support the development of aspiring business aviation professionals. The Fred and Diane Fitts Aviation Scholarship will include funds of up to $2,500 to assist four individuals seeking careers as business aviation schedulers, dispatchers, maintenance professionals, pilots or flight attendants, according to company […]

American Aero FTW donates to Navy SEAL Foundation scholarship

FORT WORTH, Texas  – American Aero FTW, an FBO at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, has helped launch a new scholarship program for Navy SEALs. The company made a $22,000 donation to support pilot training for former SEALs. The Navy SEAL Foundation provides support to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families. […]