National Aviation Exploring Committee awards General Aviation scholarships to recognize excellence among Aviation Explorers studying the technologies and the skills needed in the field of aviation. The sponsors that provide the scholarships are committed to aviation’s future leadership.
Applicant’s description of their personal record should show that they can successfully complete the aviation career educational activity for which they are requesting the scholarship. Also their personal record should show their involvement in life skills, citizenship, leadership, and character education experiences that add to the quality of life.
Aviation Explorer applications are due in the local council office for approval by March 31st of each year.
Council approved aviation Explorer applications are due in the National LFL Office by May 1st of each year.
Scholarships will be awarded each year by July 1st
1. Currently registered and active in an aviation Explorer post
2. Parent or guardian approval if under 18 years of age
3. Three letters of recommendation (i.e. aviation post Advisor, aviation professional, teacher, employer, community leader, etc.)
4. 500 word educational plan showing how you are going to finance your goal for a career in aviation.
Degree Leading to an Aviation Profession (Scholarship value $10,000)
Awarded to an Aviation Explorer accepted or attending an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree leading to an aviation profession. Provide a copy of your high school or college transcript.
Avionics (Scholarship value $3,000)
Awarded to an Aviation Explorer high school seniors or college students who plan to or are attending an accredited school in an avionics repair program.
Pilot (Pilot Certificate) (Scholarship value $3,000)
Awarded to an Aviation Explorer pursuing their recreational or private pilot certificate (any type aircraft) and are not restricted to those pursuing a career in aviation. Flight training must be completed within one year. Candidates are judged on the strength of their essay stating their plan for a career in aviation, evidence of satisfactory initial flight training, and performance history in
education and/or work, volunteerism, financial need.
Maintenance (Scholarship value $3,000)
Awarded to an Aviation Explorer high school seniors or college students who plan to or are attending an accredited school in an aircraft repair program.
Management (Scholarship value $3,000)
Awarded to an Aviation Explorer student in an aviation management program (to include design, engineering, airport management, etc.) at an accredited college or university.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: 3,000
Max Award: 10,000
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