Applications are currently open for the EAA Flight Training Scholarships 2023. We will go through the details of this scholarship program, its benefits, and the application process step by step in this article.
EAA Flight Training Scholarships 2023
International students are invited to apply for the fully funded EAA Flight Training Scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic year. These scholarships are for flight training in the United States or Canada. After each bench mark, EAA will deliver the funds straight to the flight school.
- Program: Training
- Deadline: June 01, 2023 / November 01, 2023
Do you want to be a pilot or earn an additional rating? EAA can assist you in realizing your aviation goals. EAA Flight Training Scholarships are available to people who want to learn to fly or pursue a career in aviation or allied STEM fields. For the term of the award, this scholarship will cover International Student Fees (ISF).
EAA attempts to provide $5,000 scholarships as a minimum grant. The following funds make up the award:
- John S. Bradbury Memorial Scholarship
- Noah Favaregh Scholarship
- Air Academy Alumni Scholarship
- Florence “Coffy” Gregory Scholarship
- Wilson “Tex” Edwards Memorial Scholarship
- Richard R. Harper Memorial Scholarship
- Heather McRoberts Memorial Scholarship
- Jason Kurt Lohr Aviation Scholarship
- Tinker Murdock Family Scholarship
- Elgin Wells Jr. Starjammer CFI Scholarship
- Matthew Platt Scholarship
- United Airlines Flight Operations Pilot Scholarship
Hundreds of contributors, philanthropists, and others who “pay it forward” by endowing these programs support EAA Flight Training Scholarships. Individuals who are well-rounded, active in their school or community, and passionate about aviation are encouraged to apply for an EAA Flight Training Scholarships.
EAA Flight Training Scholarships Benefits
The following privileges will be provided to the recipient of the EAA Flight Training Scholarships:
- EAA attempts to provide $5,000 scholarships as a minimum grant.
- The money will be sent directly to the flight school by EAA. The initial payment will be 40% of the total amount given. The next 40% will be distributed after certain benchmarks have been met. The remaining 20% will be granted at the end of the benchmark.
EAA Scholarship Requirements
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements to be considered for EAA Flight Training Scholarships:
- English is a required language.
- All countries in the world are eligible.
- Flight training scholarships can be used at any non-university flight school in the United States.
- All scholarship funds must be used at a flight training school in the United States.
- Flight training scholarships must be used within one year of being awarded, so you must be qualified for the flight training process.
- There are no age restrictions.
- All applications are reviewed against the criteria for the individual grants and those with the greatest potential to be actively involved in aviation are awarded.
How to Apply for EAA Flight Training Scholarships
What is the procedure for applying for EAA Flight Training Scholarships? To apply for the EAA Flight Training Scholarships, please follow the instructions below:
- Create your EAA profile after signing up.
- Complete the application form.
- In 150-250 words per essay, respond to the following essay questions:
- What makes you the best candidate for this award?
- What do you hope to gain from receiving this award in the coming year?
- How will this opportunity help you achieve your long-term objectives? Where do you see yourself in ten years?
- Mention any special person or family circumstance that has influenced your need for financial assistance (if applicable).
- When completing an application, the more “yes” responses to questions (e.g., EAA member, chapter member, volunteer jobs, etc.) you provide, the more your application will stand out.
- Furthermore, each essay should answer all parts of the question (and have excellent content), flow well, and have proper grammar and spelling.
- All scholarship winners and losers will be notified via email approximately one month after the scholarship cycle closes.
- If you win a scholarship, you will receive an email with documents to fill out. The disbursement process will begin once EAA receives these.
- Questions should be forwarded to [email protected]
Please visit the official website for additional information on EAA Flight Training Scholarships 2023.