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This is a list of aviation scholarships compiled from multiple sources. Scholarship availability and amount are subject to change. Each scholarship has their own deadline and requirements. Refer to the link provided for up to date information and application for each award. Scholarships marked with an asterix (*) have mutliple smaller amount scholarships available. Scholarships marked with a W may be specific to women only.



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Scholarships
Name of Scholarship Organization Estimated Value
Scholarships Available (#)
Total $ Website
99s Chapter Scholarships*W 99s      $133,550
1 $133,550
 ninety-nines.org/scholarships
Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots W 99s      $6,000
1 $6,000
 ninety-nines.org/scholarships 
Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots W 99s      $10,000
5 $50,000
 ninety-nines.org/scholarships
Canadian 99s Scholarships* W 99s      $10,000
1 $10,000
 http://canadian99s.com/scholarships-awards
Alaska Airmen Association* AAA      $5,500
1 $13,000  alaskaairmen.org/scholarships
American Association of Airport Executives Scholarships* AAAE      $5,000
5 $25,000  aaae.org
AAERO
AAERO      $1,000
1 $1,000
 aaero.com/aviationscholarships
Alaskan Aviation Safety Foundation* AASF
     $1,500
3 $4,500
 aasfonline.org/scholarships
Able Flight Scholarships Able Flight
     $5,000
1 $5,000
 ableflight.org/scholarships
Airline Dispatch Federation* ADF
- - -  dispatcher.org/newsletters/2018-scholarship
Aircraft Electornics Association* AEA
     $100,000
1 $100,000
 aea.net/educationalfoundation/scholarships
Aero Club of New England Scholarships* Aero Club of New England
     $17,000
1  $17,000
 acone.org/scholarships
Aero Club of Pennsylvania Scholarships* Aero Club of Pennsylvania
     $25,000
1 $25,000
 aeroclubpa.org/scholarships
Aero Club of Southern California*
Aero Club of Southern CA
     $8,000
1 $8,000  aeroclubsocal.org/scholarships
Cleared to Dream Scholarships*
ALPA
     $1,000
1 $1,000  clearedtodream.org
Advanced Rating Scholarships*
AOPA
     $10,000
1 $10,000  aopa.org
Advanced Rating Scholarships*
AOPA
     $10,000
2 $20,000  aopa.org
High School Flight Training Scholarships* AOPA      $10,000
80 $800,000  aopa.org
Teacher Flight Training Scholarships* AOPA      $10,000
20 $200,000  aopa.org
Primary Flight Training Scholarships* AOPA      $7,500
2 $15,000  aopa.org
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation* ASF      $10,000
50 $500,000  astronautscholarship.org
Air Traffic Control Association* ATCA      $100,000
1 $100,000  atca.org
Aviation Explorer Scholarships- Learning for Life* Aviation Explorers      $10,000
1 $10,000  exploring.org/scholarships
AvTrip Scholarships AvTrip      $2,000
1 $2,000  avfuel.com
Association for the Women in Aviation Maintenance* W AWAM      $140,000
1 $140,000  awam.org
Boeing Scholarships Boeing - - -  boeing.com
Colorado Aviation Business Association Foundation CABAF      $3 ,000
1 $3 ,000  mycaba.org
Women in Flight Scholarship W CAE Simuflite      $200,000
5 $1,000,000  cae.com
Civil Air Patrol Flight Scholarships CAP      $10,000
1 $10,000  gocivilairpatrol.com
Cape Area (Cape Cod, MA) Pilots Association* CAPA      $7,500
1 $7,500  capepilot.org/scholarships
Cessna 170 Association Scholarship Cessna 170 Association      $1,500
1 $1,500  cessna170.com
Cessna 190/195 Foundation Cessna 190/195 Foundation      $2,500
2 $5,000  cessna195.org
Colorado Pilots Association CPA      $1,000
2 $2,000  coloradopilots.org
David Alan Quick Scholarship EAA      $500
1 $500  eaa.org
David Mineck Memorial Scholarship EAA      $500
1 $500  eaa.org
Flight Training Award - Sponsored By Swayne Martin EAA      $3,250
2 $6,500  eaa.org
Gerald “Jerry” Holland Scholarship EAA      $2,500
1 $2,500  eaa.org
H.P. “Bud” Milligan Aviation Scholarship EAA      $500
1 $500  eaa.org
Harry E. Arcamuzi Aviation Scholarship EAA      $500
1 $500  eaa.org
I Hart Flying Scholarship EAA      $6,500
1 $6,500  eaa.org
Jack Burnham Scholarship EAA      $10,000
4 $40,000  eaa.org
Jack Burnham Scholarship EAA      $5,000
5 $25,000  eaa.org
John Sandberg A & P Scholarship EAA      $1,000
2 $2,000  eaa.org
Michael Blume Memorial Scholarship EAA      $2,500
1 $2,500  eaa.org
Noah Favaregh Flight Training Award EAA      -
1 -  eaa.org
Payzer Scholarship EAA      $5,000
1 $5,000  eaa.org
Richard Lee Vernon Aviation Scholarship EAA      $500
1 $500  eaa.org
Richard R. Harper Flight Training Award EAA      $7,500
2 $15,000  eaa.org
The Chapter Network Sport Pilot Academy Scholarship EAA      -
1 -  eaa.org
The Young Eagles Sport Pilot Academy Scholarship EAA      -
1 -  eaa.org
Tinker Murdock Family Flight Training Award EAA      $7,500
1 $7,500  eaa.org
WomenVenture Flight Training Scholarship EAA      $5,000
1 $5,000  eaa.org
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona/ Prescott ERAU      $1,000,000
1 $1,000,000  daytonabeach.erau.edu/financial-aid/scholarships
Female Aviators Sticking Together* W FAST      $1,000
1 $1,000  facebook.com/femaleaviators
Figure 1 Aviation Scholarships- Private Pilot Figure 1      $12,500
1 $12,500  figure1foundation.com/apply
Figure 1 Aviation Scholarships- Tailwheel Endorsement Figure 1      $1,700
1 $1,700  figure1foundation.com/apply
Figure 1 Aviation Scholarships- Upset recovery/ Spin Training Figure 1      $3,800
1 $3,800  figure1foundation.com/apply
International Aerobatic Club Scholarships* IAC      $8,700
1 $8,700  iac.org/scholarships
International Council of Air Shows Foundation* ICAS      $11,500
1 $11,500  icasfoundation.org/scholarships
International Society of Women Airline Pilots* W ISA +21      $40,000
1 $40,000  iswap.org
Ladies Love Taildraggers Flight Scholarships* W Ladies Love Taildraggers      $9,890
1 $9,890  ladieslovetaildraggers.com
Liberty University* Liberty University      $110,000
1 $110,000  liberty.edu/aeronautics/scholarships
MBAF Michigan Business Aviation Foundation MBAF      $50,000
1 $50,000  mibaa.org/scholarships1
State of Michigan Ground School Scholarship MDOTAeronautics      $200
10 $3,000  Application
NBAA National Business Aviation Foundation NBAA      $90,775
1 $90,775  nbaa.org
National Gay Pilots Association Scholarship* NGPA      $40,000
1 $40,000  ngpa.org
Northrop Rice Foundation NRF      $1,000
40 $40,000  northropricefoundation.org/scholarships-awards
Ohio State University* OSU - -
-
 aviation.osu.edu
Purdue University* Purdue - -
-
 purdue.edu
Southern Illinois University Carbondale* SIU Carbondale - -
-
 aviation.siu.edu/financial-aid/scholarships
Fly Girl Scholarship W Sporty's      $5,000
1 $5,000  sportysacademy.com/flygirl
Airmanship Foundation General Harris Memorial Scholarship Airmanship Foundation      $2,500
1 $2,500  airmanshipfoundation.org/youth-students
University Aviation Association* UAA      $3,000
1 $3,000  uaa.aero/scholarships
University of North Dakota* UND      $370,000
1 $370,000  aviation.und.edu
Women's Aviation Career Symposium Scholarship WACS      $1,000
1 $1,000  wacsmichigan@gmail.com
Women in Aviation, International* W WAI      $780,000
1 $780,000  wai.org
Pinky & Joe Brier Foundation Flight Scholarships* WASP      $5,000
3 $15,000  thebrierfoundation.org
Women in Corporate Aviation* W WCA      $54,100
1 $54,100  wca-intl.org/scholarships
Whirly-Girls Helicopter Scholarships* W Whirly- Girls      $72,000
1 $72,000  whirlygirls.org
Western Michigan University* WMU      $20,000
1 $20,000  wmich.edu/aviation/jobs/scholarship
Women Soaring Pilots Association* W WSPA      $5,500
1 $5,500  womensoaring.org
Abingdon Foundation Scholarships* W -      $1,000
1 $1,000  theabingdonco.com/scholarship
Alex Gilmer Flight School Scholarship* -      $1,000
3 $3,000  alexgilmerscholarship.org/scholarships
American Yankee Association -      $2,500
1 $2,500  aya.org/Scholarship
Antique Aircraft Association San Diego, CA Chapter -      $1,000
1 $1,000  aaasdc.org
Aviation Council of Pennsylvania Scholarships -      $1,000
1 $1,000  acpfly.com
Aviation Insurance Resources "Get Into the Air scholarship" -      $500
1 $500  air-pros.com/scholarship
Aviation Performance Solutions Upset Training Scholarship
- -
-
-
 apstraining.com
Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship -      $1,500
1 $1,500  wipaire.com
Boca Raton Pilots Association Scholarship -      $4,000
1 $4,000  bocapilots@yahoo.com
Bremerton Pilots Association Scholarship
-      $3,500
1 $3,500  avianflight.com/flightschool
Caymainian Student Pilot-Zak Quappé Memorial Flight Scholarship
-      $3,000
1 $3,000  trees4lifecayman.com/zak-quappe
Clay Lacy Scholarship Program
-      $5,000
1 $5,000  flightpathmuseum.com
Fitchburg (Massachusetts) Pilots Association Scholarship
-      $1,000
1 $1,000  fitchburgpilots.org
Full Throttle Aviation Flight Scholarships*
-      $1,000
2 $2,000  fullthrottleaviationllc.com
Grand Rapids Foundation Joshua Esch Mitchell Scholarship
- - -
-  grfoundation.org
Greater Flint Pilots Association Michigan Takes Flight' Scholarship
- - -
-  gfpa.org
Hal Botsford "Gift of Wings" Scholarship
-      $1,000
1 $1,000  giftofwings.org
King Schools/NAFI Certificated Flight Instructor Scholarship
-      $5,000
1 $5,000  kingschools.com
Michigan Aviation Education Foundation
- - -
-
 maef-aviation.org/grants
Michigan Takes Flight
-      $3,500
1 $3,500  michigantakesflight.org/scholarships
Minnesota Aviation Trade Association Flight Scholarship
-      $2,000
1 $2,000  mata-online.org
Mooney Aircraft Pilots Association Safety Foundation Scholarship
- -
- -  mooneysafety.com/scholarship-program
National Agricultural Aviation Association Scholarship
-      $5,000
1 $5,000  agaviation.org/scholarships
National Air Transportation Foundation Scholarships*
-      $10,000
1 $10,000  nata.aero/About-NATA/Scholarships
National Coalition for Aviation Education
- -
-
-
 aviationeducation.org
Northern California Business Aviation Association
-      $5,000
1 $5,000  norcalbaa.org
NorthWest Data Solutions/SMS-Pro Aviation Safety Management
-      $1,000
1 $1,000  asms-pro.com/Scholarship
Oklahoma Pilots Association Vic Jackson Memorial Scholarship
-      $2,500
1 $2,500  oklahomapilots.org
Oregon Pilots Association Ray Meyer Memorial Scholarship
-      $1,000
1 $1,000  oregonpilot.org/scholarship-criteria 
Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
-      $18,500
1 $18,500  obap.org/scholarships-list
Sennheiser Aviation "Live Your Dream" Scholarship
-      $1,500
1 $1,500  sennheiserliveyourdream.com/statpg/scholarship
Youth Scholarship - Williamsburg Aviation Scholarship Program
-      $11,000
1 $11,000  waspscholarship.org



Total: $6,184,515


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