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2018 CAE Entry Level Jet Scholarship

CAE, a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security and health care markets, will award up to FOUR entry level corporate jet aircraft training scholarships in 2018. These scholarships will be awarded to four different students from, or recent graduates of, University Aviation Association member institutions. The aims of the scholarship are to:

1) Provide additional industry-based training opportunities for university aviation students: and,

2) To broaden the awareness of corporate aviation career paths among university aviation students.

Click here for applicationDeadline for submission is April 16, 2018.

Chicago Executive Pilots Association 2018 PAPA Scholarship

PAPA Scholarship & Safety Foundation will award one or two scholarship(s) in the amount up to $1,500 for the 2018 school year to an individual who is an Illinois resident, attending or planning to attend an accredited University, College or Aviation Technical School located in the state of Illinois, pursuing a course of study in a recognized professional aviation program.

Click here for applicationDeadline for submission is May 1, 2018.

International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation

2018 ISTAT Foundation Grant Application

The ISTAT Foundation offers aviation-related grant funding to nongovernmental, not-for-profit organizations around the globe that advance commercial aviation. The ISTAT Foundation Grants Program is administered by the grants committee of the ISTAT Foundation Board of Trustees. The mission of the grants program is to (1) provide funds to global organizations that aid in the promotion of the aviation industry, (2) to build and enhance the awareness of the wide range of careers in aviation, and (3) to encourage the next generation to consider a future in the aviation industry. To learn more about ISTAT and the ISTAT Foundation, please visit our websites and

Click here for application and flyer. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

CABAA Offers 6 Scholarships for 2018

What is CABAA?
Formed in 1998, CABAA, is a grassroots organization for business aircraft operators and their vendors to freely exchange information and expertise pertaining to all aspects of business aviation. We realize that business aircraft do not leave the ground without the help and support of a great many talented and dedicated individuals. CABAA is a broad consortium of people who engage in various aspects involved in the safe and efficient operation of corporate aircraft.

Click on the links below for scholarship information.

2018 CABAA Scholarship Award

2018 Flight Safety Citation Excel Professional Pilot Training Award

2018 CABAA/FlightSafety Maintenance Professional Training Award

2018 CABAA/FlightSafety Corporate scheduler and dispatcher training Award

2018 CABAA/Maintenance Committee Financial Scholarship

2018 Ken Johnson Memorial Scholarship


ATCA Scholarship

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