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Special Eligibility Requirements for Flight Scholarships

  1. Must be at least 16 years old by 1 June 2016 (except for the Col Mary Feik Flight Scholarship, which requires you to be 15 years old by 1 June 2016).
  2. You must have a Third Class Medical Certificate to receive a flight scholarship.  However, you are not required to have one at the time that you apply.  If you intend to use your scholarship for post solo flying you must also have a valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check.

These scholarships are taxable events.  You will receive a 1099 at the end of the year. 


 CAP FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS

CAP offers flight scholarships to help members attain a private pilot's license.   Applicants who have earned their solo badge or graduated from an aerospace-related special activity are especially encouraged to apply.

There are no other special eligibility requirements for this scholarship and these scholarships can be used for local flight training at an FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor or at a flight academy.

Both cadets and senior members are eligible for this scholarship.

Apply in accordance with the directions on the  application procedures page.


 

COL MARY FEIK CADET FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

Due to the generosity of our CAP membership, CAP is able to offer flight scholarships to help cadets attain a private pilot's license.   

Special Eligibility Requirements

1. Must be a current FEMALE CAP cadet.
2. Must have earned the Wright Brothers Award (Does not require the Billy Mitchell Award).
3. Must be at least 15 years old by 1 June 2016. (Does not require 16, like other flight scholarships).
4. You will be required to obtain a Third Class Medical Certificate to receive a flight scholarship, however, you are not required to have one at the time that you apply.
5. Cadets will fill out a questionnaire (Word Doc), (PDF version) rather than a submitting a Resume. 

This scholarship can be used for local flight training at an FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor or at a flight academy.

Apply in accordance with the directions on the  application procedures page.


  LT COL WILLIAM E. HANNA, JR MEMORIAL CADET FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

Due to the generosity of Lt Col Hanna’s family, CAP is able to offer this flight scholarship to help cadets attain a private pilot's license.   

Special Eligibility Requirements

1.             Must be a current cadet that has completed a CAP Powered Solo Flight Academy at the Wing, Region or National level and earned their solo rating.

2.             Must review the background information on this flight scholarship. Click this link.

3.             You may also submit up to three letters of recommendation. 

4.             Submit an essay, no longer than one page, explaining why you should be selected for this scholarship. It should include long term goals with regards to aviation and service.

This scholarship provides up to $5000 which can be used for local flight training at an FBO or training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor.

 


SPAATZ ASSOCIATION - Aerospace Leadership Scholarships

The Spaatz Association annually sponsors scholarships to help CAP cadets advance their flight training from solo to private pilot.  A limited amount of the scholarship may also be used to attend a CAP leadership activity.

Special Eligibility Requirements
1.  Be a current CAP cadet who has earned the Mitchell Award;
2.  Have earned solo wings in a powered aircraft;
3.  Maintain a 3.0 GPA (normalized);
4.  Have not been selected for a similar scholarship or grant.

For application procedures and deadlines, visit www.spaatz.org

While HQ CAP helps publicize this scholarship, it is funded by The Spaatz Association, which selects the scholarship recipients. Apply directly to The Spaatz Association, not HQ CAP.


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