Flight training and post-secondary scholarships are available to everyone over the age of 16, according to EAA officials.
The Flying Musicians Association (FMA), which has offered its Solo Scholarship Program to high school music students for 10 years, is introducing a new scholarship this year: The FMA Swing Wing scholarship to the New York Hot Jazz Camp.
There are more than 105 scholarships valued at more than $1 million offered by Women in Aviation for flight training, engineering, maintenance, dispatch, drones, and professional development for individuals in all stages of life. This 2024 scholarship cycle includes nearly 10 new scholarships to further members’ learning in flight training, space engineering, and aircraft maintenance.
In previous years, the rally sponsored up to three high school students to attend a one-week summer session of the EAA Air Academy in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, including tuition and roundtrip airfare. Due to increasing costs and logistical challenges, rally officials suspended the camp sponsorship in favor of a monetary scholarship.
Boeing is donating $500,000 to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Latino Pilots Association, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Sister of the Skies, and Women in Aviation. It’s donating another $450,000 to Fly Compton.
The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications for business aviation scholarships through Sept. 1, 2023. Scholarships funded by the IADA Foundation range from $1,000 to $5,000.
A variety of scholarships are available for all levels of flight training and other aviation-related higher education, NGPA officials noted. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2023.
Justin Duval will begin flight training at AeroDynamic Aviation in San Jose at the Reid-Hillview Airport (KRHV).
In honor of U.S. Army Specialist Ashton Johnson, the CloudDancer Memorial Scholarship will award five recipients $10,000 each towards completing their FAA private pilot training and certification.