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Welcome to Flyboyzs compilation of various financial aid packages.

We have done the leg work for you and researched where the money is. We have found financial aid available for the following aviation career fields.


1. Basic Pilot Training Scholarships

2. Flight Attendant and Flight Technicians Scholarship

3. Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Listing

4. Boeing Aircraft Corporation Minority Scholarship

5. Scholarships for Women

6. Scholarships for Youth

7. A&P Mechanic Scholarships

8. Schedulers and Dispatchers Scholarships

9. Business Aviation Scholarships

10. Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

11. General Aviation Scholarships

12. Grants, federal student loans, tuition assistance, scholarship, low income assistance, tax credit.

Flyboyzs is not affiliated with or know the practices of any of the listed organizations that offer financial assisitance. This is only a list we have compiled to make it a little easier for you to start your search for financial aid.

Please contact the individual organizations for a more complete understanding of their financial assistance.

There are more possibilities and options on where and how to get financial aid for aviation related training. Hopefully this list can give you a good start and pointed in the right direction.

Most scholarships have deadlines. Please contact the applicable organization for their deadline via their website or other contact means for prerequisites and the application process for their scholarship.

Basic Pilot Training Scholarships

Joseph F. Vorbeck Scholarship. Each year four aviation students at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College will receive $2,500 each. The scholarships will go to two outstanding freshman and two outstanding sophomores. It is possible to win the scholarship both years but you must reapply in order to do so.

Contact: Clermont College Financial Aid Office at: (513) 732-5284.

The AOPA Air Safety Foundation/McAllister Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually and administered jointly by the AOPA Air Safety Foundation and the University Aviation Association. One award in the amount of $1,000 will be made to a promising young man or woman who, without assistance, would find it difficult to obtain a college education. Award will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin.

http://www.aopa.org/asf/about/scholarship/mcallister.html

The AOPA Air Safety Foundation/Donald Burnside Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually and administered jointly by the AOPA Air Safety Foundation and the University Aviation Association. One award in the amount of $1,000 will be made to a promising young man or woman who, without assistance, would find it difficult to obtain a college education. Award will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin.

The recipient must be enrolled in and plan to continue a college curriculum leading to a degree in the field of aviation. Previous recipients are not eligible.

http://www.aopa.org/asf/about/scholarship/burnside.html

High School Aviation Careers School, Sandpoint, ID: High School Aviation Careers School in Sandpoint Idaho provides starting points for high school students as pilots, aerospace engineers and aviation mechanics.

Tele & Fax: 208-255-2059 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.aviationed.org

Aero-Club of New England

Pilot Scholarship Application

http://data.memberclicks.com/site/acone/ACONE-2010-Pilot-Scholarship-Application_v2b.pdf

Flight Attendant and Flight Technicians

The NBAA Flight Attendants Committee is dedicated to promoting education and training as a means for business aviation flight attendants and flight technicians to enhance their professional careers. To support this position, NBAA offers aspiring and current flight attendants/flight technicians the opportunity to receive scholarships in conjunction with the following sponsors:

Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/fltatt/

Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Listing

The Collegiate Aviation Scholarship Listing consolidates the publicly available information concerning collegiate aviation scholarships.

http://www.uaa.aero/sitefiles/uaa/resourcebin/2009ScholarshipListingFinal.pdf

Boeing Aircraft Corporation

http://www.boeing.com/educationrelations/scholarships/

University relations

Undergraduate scholarships may be available to students who attend one of the colleges and universities with whom Boeing partners, including those historically black colleges and minority institutions listed below.

Please note that all information and applications should be obtained from your school advisor. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual student inquiries about scholarships.

Historically Black Colleges and Minority Institutions Scholarships may be awarded to students who attend these colleges. Contact your college advisor for more information and application materials.

* Alabama A&M University
* Atlanta Consortium (Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University )
* California Polytechnic State Univ.-San Luis Obispo
* California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
* California State University-Fullerton
* California State University-Long Beach
* California State University-Los Angeles
* California State University-Northridge
* Central State University
* Florida A&M University (FAMU)
* Howard University
* Morgan State University
* New Mexico State University
* North Carolina A&T State University
* Prairie View A&M University
* Southern University and A&M College
* Tennessee State University
* Tuskegee University
* University of Hawaii at Manoa
* University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Scholarships for Women

International Society Of Women Airline Pilots Career Scholarship. ISA has earmarked funds for a pilot who has already demonstrated her decision to join ISA members in this great profession.

These scholarships are to be used for advanced pilot ratings such as the US FAA ATP certificate or equivalent.
The ISA International Airline Scholarship. In recent years, the ISA scholarship program has grown due to the generosity of several airlines. ISA+21 has been able to offer aircraft type ratings (727, 737, 747, 757, and DC-10 aircraft) as well as flight engineer certificates to women actively pursuing an airline career. Eligibility: Any woman pilot who is pursuing a career as a professional pilot, is able to demonstrate financial need, and meets the following requirements: All applicants must have a U.S. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating and a First Class Medical (or equivalent). For Merit Scholarship and Career Scholarship - a minimum of 750 flight hours. For a Flight Engineer Certificate Scholarship - minimum of 1,000 hours flight time and a current FE written. For a Type Rating Scholarship - an ATP Certificate and a current FE written.

Award(s) & Amount(s): Contact Sponsor. Deadline: April 1, postmarked.
Contact: Luan Meredith-Ward, 2250 E. Tropicana Ave., Suite 19-395, Las Vegas, NV 89119-6594.
Tel. (314) 845-7282.

Website:www.ISWAP.org

The following is a list of 99's Scholarships:

Who Are The Ninety-Nines?

THE NINETY-NINES, INC., is an international organization of licensed women pilots from 35 countries - we currently have over 5,500 members throughout the world.

Please see the www.ninety-nines.org website for more information.

  • Rita Buhl Memorial/Long Beach 99s Scholarship. $1,000 to an applicant living and soloing in So Cal. Based on essay/need.
  • Sacramento Valley 99s Scholarship. $1,000 male or female based on essay/need.
  • Alameda County 99s Scholarship. $1,000 based on essay/need.
  • Capt Semmes/Imperial So Lo 99s Scholarship. $500 male or female based on essay/need.
  • Marian Delano Memorial/El Cajon Valley 99s Scholarship. Due 1/15 $500 to a Female who has passed written and soloed in CA, NV, AZ, UT, or HI. Based on essay/need.
  • Pam Van der Linden Memorial/Coyote Country 99s Scholarship. $750 based on essay/need.
  • Esther Combes Vance / Vein Vine Memorial Flight Training Scholarship. Eligibility: The applicant rnay hold a student pilot's certificate, no other ratings or certificates may be held. The scholarship is open to any Montana female student pilot or a Montana female interested in leaming how to fly. She must be a resident of the state of Montana and receive her flight training in Montana by a Montana registered CFI. Flight training must begin within three (3) months of receiving the award and be completed within two (2) years of receiving the award. If this timeline cannot be met, the scholarship will be forfeited. The Scholarship winner will be required to join the Montana Ninety Nines for a period of not less than two years. Note: Payment will be made upon receipt of documentation of hours flown, payable to the recipient and the flight instructor or flight school. The documentation must be signed by both the recipient and the instructor. This must be submitted to the Montana Ninety Nines treasurer and payment will be made upon receipt. Requests for applications should be sent to the above address, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope. Award(s) & Amount(s): $500. Deadline: February.
    Contact:The Montana Chapter of the 99s, 1811 Baxter Drive, Bozeman, MT 59715.
    Tel. Gail Sanchez-Eaton: (406) 586-4126; or Tina Pomeroy: (406) 222-6826 after 5:00 P.M.
  • Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards. $6,000 grants to women for graduate study in aerospace-related science or engineering.
    Contact: Zonta International, 35 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601.
  • The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships
    Contact: Headquarters at (800) 994-1929 or via e-mail at 99s Int'l Headquarters.
    Ninety-Nines, Van Nuys Air Expo - Residents of the greater Los Angeles area who are pursuing careers in aviation and aerospace may apply for one of three $3,000 scholarships that are offered by the San Fernando Valley Chapter of The Ninety-Nines and the Van Nuys Airport Air Expo scholarship fund.
    Contact: Melinda Lyon at Tel. (310) 472-3773.

The following is a list of “Women in Aviation International” scholarships:

"If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It" Scholarship

Contact: Donna Wallace, Scholarship Coordinator
3647 St Rt 503 S
West Alexandria, OH 45381
937-839-4647
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web site: http://www.wai.org/education/scholarships.cfm

The Keep Flying Scholarship

Contact: Donna Wallace, Scholarship Coordinator
3647 St Rt 503 S
West Alexandria, OH 45381
937-839-4647
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web site www.wai.org/education/scholarships.cfm

The Elisha Hall Memorial Scholarship

Contact: Donna Wallace, Scholarship Coordinator
3647 St Rt 503 S
West Alexandria, OH 45381
937-839-4647
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web site: http://www.wai.org/education/scholarships.cfm

Women in Aviation, International Scholarship. Several awards annually that range from $500 to $30,000. Many awards/grants awarded, e.g. Flight Training Magazine, Women in Aviation, International Achievement Awards, SimuFlite Maintenance Scholarship, etc. All applications must include three recommendation letters, 250-word descriptive essay, resume, copies of all aviation licenses and medical certificates, last three pages of your pilot logbook; deadline December 12.
Contact: Women in Aviation. Tel. (937) 839-4647.

Other scholarships for women:

Women Soaring Pilots Association Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded annually by the Women Soaring Pilots Association (WSPA) to support and encourage aspiring women pilots.

Contact: Sharon Smith, 801 Elsbeth, Dallas, TX 75208.
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

National Council for Women in Aviation/Aerospace.
Contact: National Council for Women in Aviation Headquarters.
Tel. (800) 727-6292. Fax. (630) 243-1828.

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whirly-Girls Scholarships. Annual $4,000 scholarship to a female commercial airplane pilot to obtain an initial or additional helicopter rating.
Contact: Charlotte Kelley, President of the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund, Executive Towers 10-D, 207 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ.
Tel. (602) 263-0190.

Judith Resnick Memorial Scholarship. $1,000-$5,000 through American Flyers. Must already have a Prvt/Inst. Considered monthly.
Contact: Tel. (800) 233-0808.

Jan Jones Aerobatic Scholarship. $1,000 for aerobatic training.
Contact: I.C.A.F., 715 S. Beach, Suite 102, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.
Tel. (904) 238-5267.

Women Military Aviators, Inc. (WMA) Scholarship. One scholarship of $2,500. Applicant must be a woman interested in an aviation career to pursue an FAA (or equivalent private pilots rating or advanced ratings). Award based on financial need as well as on goals and aspirations; deadline June 3.

Scholarships for Youth


Experimental Aircraft Association/EAA Aviation Foundation. A variety of awards and scholarships for students seeking careers in aviation. For information, please see: http://www.youngeagles.org/programs/scholarships/

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation is offering scholarships to young individuals wishing to pursue aviation careers.
Website: www.leroywhomerjr.org

The Spaatz Association Aerospace Leadership Scholarship.

The applicant must have earned their Mitchell Award, earned their Solo Wings in a powered aircraft, must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (normalized), and have not received or been selected for a similar scholarship or grant. The scholarship is intended to be used primarily to bring a cadet from solo to his/her private pilot's license. A limited amount of the scholarship may also be used to attend a CAP leadership activity, or to serve in a leadership position at a suitable CAP activity. The scholarship must be used within one year of awarding and while the winner is still an active cadet in good standing. Apply by submitting: (a) A resume of your CAP career; (b) Proof of academic standing; (c)3 letters of recommendation: one from your Squadron Commander or Deputy for Cadets, one from your flight instructor, and one from the individual of your choice; (d) No more than 2 written pages explaining: 1) What you've done for the Civil Air Patrol, 2) What the scholarship will be used for, and 3) How your use of the scholarship will benefit the Civil Air Patrol in the future; Include also a full-length picture in CAP uniform, preferably service dress, but not a utility uniform.

Contact:Col(s) Bob Mattes, 5373 Lupine Street, Edwards, CA 93523-2403.

Victorinox Swiss Army Knives Fun n' Fly Scholarship
. Aviation Summer Camp Scholarship/Tuition Waiver, Work/Study Merit Scholarship of $200-$2000. 10 awards/yr. First come, first served (best time to submit is early spring). Award is renewable. Age: 16-21. Moderate financial need, letter of recommendation, and essay required.

Contact: FTAC, Dominik Strobel, PO Box 1971, Fairfield IA 52556. Phone: +1-641-472-5217 Fax: +1-641-472-0461
Website:www.ftac.info/Victorinox

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Soaring Society of America Youth Soaring Scholarship. $600 towards a sailplane flying lessons, and lesser prizes of textbooks and memberships. Young persons between ages 14 and 22 and not holders of any FAA pilot license. Application forms are available at gliderports only.

Contact: CADET Scholarship, Soaring Society of America, PO Box E, Hobbs, NM 88241.
Tel.(505) 392-1177.

Stephen Foundation:

Contact:Stephen M. Price Foundation. 6910 Atlantic Blvd., Suite B. Jacksonville, Florida 32211. Tel. (904) 724-6885. Fax. (904) 721-6240. Website:www.SMPF.org

A&P Scholarships

The National Business Aviation Association annually awards $2,500 to each of two applicants pursuing careers as maintenance technicians. One award will benefit a student who currently is enrolled in an accredited airframe and powerplant (A&P) program at an approved FAR Part 147 school. The second award will benefit an individual who currently is not enrolled but has been accepted for enrollment in an A&P program

William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship

http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/fanning/

Aero club of New England Aircraft Maintenance Scholarship Application

For PAMA members, Continuing Education Scholarship Program. Provides for training for aircraft maintenance technicians who are PAMA members and who are unable to receive advanced training through their employers. Complements PAMA's existing Student Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance to students who are pursuing an A&P license at FAA Part 147 schools.
Contact: PAMA, 636 Eye St. N.W., Ste. 300, Washington, DC 20001-3736. Tel. (202) 216-9220.

Professional Aviation Maintenance Association Scholarship Fund. Annual scholarship to a student pursing an A&P license.
Contact: PAMA Scholarship Committee. 500 NW Plaza, Suite 912, St. Ann, MO 63074.

Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarship (TRACS)
http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/mxtracs/

The NBAA Maintenance Committee is dedicated to promoting technical education and training as a means for business aviation maintenance technicians to enhance their careers. To support this position, NBAA offers current and aspiring maintenance technicians the opportunity to receive Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (Maintenance TRACS) – which include aircraft, engine and avionics training awards – in conjunction with the following sponsors:

Schedulers and Dispatchers Scholarships

The National Business Aviation Association. Scholarship for schedulers and dispatchers to $10,000 through assistance by Exxon, Aviat and Signature Flight Support. The scholarships are offered to past or present schedulers or dispatchers. To request an application, and for further information,
Contact: Janelle C. Lacoste, Executive Services Coordinator, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., P.O. Box 6119, New Orleans, LA 70141. Tel. (504) 582-4322. Fax. (504) 582-4661.
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/sched/

The NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee is dedicated to promoting education and training as a means for individuals to increase the professionalism of their positions. To further this objective, NBAA created the Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Fund in conjunction with several sponsors, each donating $5,000: ExxonMobil Aviation and the Avitats, Signature Flight Support, Universal Weather and Aviation Inc., Chevron Global Aviation, Air BP Aviation Services, Jeppesen DataPlan, AC-U-KWIK and Jet Aviation FBO & Charter Sales

http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/sched/

The NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee is dedicated to promoting education and training as a means for business aviation schedulers and dispatchers to enhance their careers. To support this position, NBAA offers current and aspiring schedulers and dispatchers the opportunity to receive training awards in conjunction with several sponsors – Airline Dispatchers Federation, Airline Ground Schools, CornerStone Strategies LLC, Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan C. Friedenberg, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, FlightSafety International and MedAire, Inc. – and the NBAA GA Desk at the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC).

http://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/schedtrain/

Business Aviation Scholarships
Airports Council International North America Commissioners Roundtable Scholarship. One to four $2,500 awards for students working towards a career in airport management or airport administration, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must demonstrate economic need and prepare a 250 word essay; deadline December 1.
Contact: Airports Council International.

Air Traffic Control Association Scholarship. Variable awards annually ranging up to $2,500. The applicant must have a minimum of 30 semester hours still to be completed before graduation in an aviation related program leading to a bachelor degree; deadline May 1.
Contact:ATCA Scholarship, 1101 King Street, STE 300 Alexandria, VA 22314

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). Several $1,000 scholarships to full-time enrolled students in an aviation/airport management program. Must be a junior or senior and have at least 3.00/4.00 (or equivalent); deadline April 1. Contact: AAAE.
Website: www.AirportNet.org

Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers Association Scholarship Endowment Fund (ADMA). Two to four $750 scholarships annually to students pursuing careers in aviation - either aviation management or professional pilot. Applicants must have completed two years of their program; deadline March 15.
Contact: ADMA.
Website: www.adma.org

Aviation Insurance Association Scholarship. One $1,000 annual award. The applicant must have completed 30 college credits, of which 15 must be in aviation courses with a GPA of 2.5 or higher; deadline February 28.
Contact: Aviation Insurance Association.

National Business Aircraft Association Scholarship. Five $1,000 scholarships awarded annually to U.S. Citizens enrolled in an aviation related program and an NBAA and UAA member institution. Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in the following academic year. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; deadline October 16.
Contact: Ann W. Devers, Manager, Educational Programs, NBAA, 1200 18th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Simuflite Scholarship - Four awards valued at $10,500 for corporate aircraft training. Applicant must be a senior with a minimum 3.25 overall GPA and submit a 250 word essay; deadline March 31.
Contact: Simuflite.
Website: www.Simuflite.com

United States Aviation Insurance Group. Three $1,000 scholarships to full-time college or university students who have a career interest in business aviation management and are participating in the National Business Aviation Association's Professional Development Program.
Contact: Cassandra Bosco at (202) 783-9362.

National Air Transport Association, Foundation Pioneers of Flight Scholarship. Four $2,500 renewable scholarships for college juniors or seniors.

Contact:Mark Collatz, Manager Public Relations, National Air Transport Association Foundation, 4226 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302.

The NATF, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship Program. Two $2,500 grants for sophomores or juniors pursuing full-time study in general aviation. Student must be recommended by a NATF member. Applicants must possess a Student Pilot Certificate (or higher) and be able to qualify for a Second Class Medical Certificate; deadline November 22.

Southeastern Airport Managers Association Scholarship
. Two annual awards up to $1,500 for students with a B.S. degree in an airport management or directly related curriculum.

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