Private Pilot and Beyond Flight Scholarships

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 12/31

Scholarship Description

CAP wants to help aspiring cadet aviators attain their FAA Private Pilot’s License or beyond. Recipients will receive funds to pursue pilot certifications either in-residence or locally. If you’re an outstanding cadet who dreams of flying, this is fabulous news. To be eligible, applicants must: (1) be a current CAP Cadet; (2) Read, speak, write, and understand the English language, in accordance with FAA regulations (14 CFR 61.83,null); (3) Have a Third Class Medical Certificate and valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check (but you are not required to have these at the time that you apply,null); (4) Have completed the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Knowledge Exam with a passing score (It is not necessary for a cadet to have a test score by time of application, but it will be required for selection,null); (5) Have gained aeronautical experience (e.g. powered orientation flights, participated or graduated from CAP Powered “Solo” Flight Academy, have flown solo in a powered aircraft, or have other aviation-related experiences,null); (6) Possess and maintain an academic and discipline standard acceptable to the school you attend. Follow Civil Air Patrol, USAF Auxiliary’s scholarship webpage for updates on details like deadlines. (

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Resume Required
  • CAP Grade, Flight Plan

How To Apply

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Donor: Civil Air Patrol, USAF Auxiliary

Non-combatant Auxiliary of the USAF with three-sided mission: Cadet Programs, Emergency Services, and Aerospace Education.