Aviation Scholarship

Apply for an Aviation Scholarship for college. If you love flying and want to go to flight school, check out one of these opportunities to get some financial assistance.

Last updated on May 25, 2022 by College Financial Aid Advice.

Aviation Scholarships

Aviation Scholarships

Aviation Scholarship from General Aviation Manufacturers Association

Application Deadline March each year

Award Amount $1000

Earn an aviation scholarship for college for students studying at a National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA). Students must have completed at least one semester of college, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic performance, aviation related activities, and service and contribution to school and community. For more information about the Dr. Harold S. Wood Aviation Scholarship and to apply online see www.gama.aero.

Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship

Application Deadline March of each year

Award Amount $500 to $5000

These aviation scholarships are offered through the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Open to US citizens enrolled as sophomores or higher at college or university in any state that provides an accredited flight science program. Applicants must have a current pilot license and be studying general aviation, aviation management or aviation safety, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher. For Scholarships for Aviation Students additional requirements and online application see www.grfoundation.org/scholarships

International Council of Air Shows Aviation Scholarship

Application Deadline December of each year

Award Amount $2000

These aviation scholarships are offered to students working on an undergraduate degree in aviation or related field, e.g. professional pilot, maintenance/engineering, airport administrator. Essay required on aviation career goals. For more information about this General Aviation Scholarship see www.icasfoundation.org

Pioneers of Flight Aviation Scholarship Program

Application Deadline ~ December of each year

Award Amount $1000 per year, renewable

This aviation scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors interested in general aviation (not a major commercial airlines), and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Essay required on their goals in general aviation. For additional requirements and scholarship information about these General Aviation Scholarships see www.nata.aero

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