SANFORD, Fla. – Aerosim Flight Academy is offering new students who enroll by June 12 the opportunity to receive up to $10,000 toward their pilot training via the Aerosim Future Pilot Scholarship program.
“With an anticipated global shortfall of 1 million new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians in the next 20 years, this scholarship program will help us make an immediate impact in the aviation industry by addressing the tremendous and urgent need for highly skilled pilots and aviation professionals,” says Aerosim Vice President and Aerosim Flight Academy Executive Director Hank Coates.
Students who graduate from the academy’s Professional Pilot Program or Commercial Pilot Track and meet the following eligibility requirements may qualify for:
- $10,000 Aerosim Future Pilot Scholarship: Students enrolled in the Professional Pilot Program (Private-Certified Flight Instructor) will be awarded up to $10,000 upon successful completion of the Private, Instrument and Commercial Multi-Engine ratings.
- $7,500 Aerosim Future Pilot Scholarship: students enrolled in the Professional Pilot Program (Instrument-Certified Flight Instructor) will be awarded up to $7,500 upon successful completion of the Instrument and Commercial Multi-Engine ratings.
- $5,000 Aerosim Future Pilot Scholarship: students enrolled in the Commercial Pilot Track (Private through Commercial Multi-engine) will be awarded up to $5,000 upon successful completion of the Private, Instrument and Commercial Multi-engine ratings. The scholarship may be applied toward solo flying time.
Over the past 25 years, Aerosim Flight Academy has trained more than 7,000 pilots from around the world.
“Today, there are cadets and instructors from 10 different countries working, training, eating and living together on our Central Florida campus,” Coates added. “They are all brought together by a similar passion and goal: to become safe, professional aviators. We are passionate about helping our students learn how to fly and achieve their dreams by placing them with successful domestic and international airlines.”