Grants for Aviation Students

As an aviation student, you want to ease the burden for the expensive cost of aviation schooling. Good thing that there are lots of private organizations giving financial assistance to aviation students. For them, through this way, there will more youth who will take aviation curriculum and in turn, will increase the number of the skilled aviation professionals. Grants for aviation students are like free money, there is no need to repay the grantor, but this will surely motivate aviation students to pursue the degree and reach their dreams.

The National Aviation Explorer Grants

The National Aviation Explorer has tie ups with other organization. The NAE together with Sporty’s Pilot Shop is offering scholarship grants to two deserving students of aviation degree. This grant will help those students complete aviation curriculum in the college or university of their choice. The financial assistance is $1,000 and this scholarship is open annually. Just like any other NAE scholarship grants, applicants must be a member of the aviation Explorer. The annual deadline for application is set at the 31st of March. The application form is available at Complete and fill up the form and send it through mail together with other supporting documents to:

Aviation Explorer Scholarship
Learning for Life National Office, S210
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane,
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, Texas 75015-2079

The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation Grants

The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation is supporting aviation students in their goal of obtaining a license as a private pilot. However, the scholarship grant offered by the foundation does not cover the expenses in a college or university, but rather for the payment in independent programs by flight schools. Every year, the amount of financial assistance varies and it depends on the donation. The application can be done online the deadline is on the month of October every year. For more details, contact the foundation at 800-388-1647 or visit their website –

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation
P.O. Box 268
Marlton, NJ 08053

Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship Grants

The University Aviation Association is offering scholarships grants for aviation students. As of 2011, UAA is offering the Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship in which UAA will award two students of $1,000 financial aid to cover for their schooling expenses in a UAA member university or college. More information such as the eligibility and requirements as well as the application form is available online, visit and goes to the scholarships. Application must be submitted to:

Dr. David NewMyer
Joseph Frasca Excellence in Aviation Scholarship
College of Applied Sciences and Arts
1365 Douglas Dr, MC 6623
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

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