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Aviation Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 12

Montana is very fortunate to have many generous individuals and organizations that believe in promoting aviation by offering monetary assistance to qualified persons. The Aeronautics Division assists in administering some of these scholarships and encourages participation. The scholarships are offered to Montanans to help defray costs of education (i.e., flight instruction, A&P, etc.) and will be presented during the 2015 Montana Aviation Conference in Billings.

A Love of Aviation (ALOA) Scholarship

An anonymous donor established this scholarship of $250 in 1997 in 2010 two more anonymous donors contributed an additional $250 each creating a $750 scholarship.

AOM Flight Training Scholarship

AAOM has established this $500 scholarship to financially assist a student pilot in obtaining their private pilot certificate.

Blue Goose First Generation Flight Scholarship

Blue Goose Aviation is proud to give our First Generation Scholarship to a deserving person in Montana. The scholarship is for someone who does not have another pilot in the family. This year the scholarship will be a $1,000 value to be flown at Blue Goose Aviation in Polson, MT (either 5 hours dual in our Cessna 182 or 8 hours dual in our Cessna 150). We would like all applicants to follow the application procedures set forth by the MDT Aeronautics Division plus answer these two questions.

What aviation certificates or ratings do you have at this time and what type of training would you like to do with this scholarship? (i.e. Work on my private license, basic aircraft control, mountain flying checkout, instrument training, etc.

How would this scholarship and training help you towards your future aviation goals?

EAA Missoula Chapter 517 Scholarship

EAA Chapter 517 in Missoula will provide THREE $1,000 scholarships in 2015. One will be for a post-solo student; one for a second year A&P student; and one to be used for any type of aviation career training.

Edwards Jet Center Scholarship

Edwards Jet Center a full-service fixed based operator and Part 135 charter operator based at Logan International Airport in Billings is offering a $500 scholarship to help defray the costs of flight instruction.

Montana Antique Aircraft Association (MAAA) Scholarships

MAAA is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help defray the costs of flight instruction.
MPA Air Safety and Education Foundation (MPA ASEF) Flight Training Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is open to an active pilot who has considerable interest in aviation and is seeking advanced flight training or a pursuing a profession in aviation.

Applicant must be a Montana resident.

Montana Pilots Association (MPA) Junior Pilot Scholarship

The recipient of this $1000 scholarship is chosen for outstanding interest in aviation, citizenship in their community and demonstrated academic achievement. The recipient must be a Montana resident and previously soloed. Preference is given to younger applicants who are new pilots or pursuing a profession in aviation.

Parrott Family Scholarship

The Parrott Family offers this $1,000 scholarship to be used over a one-year period for pilot training programs for students enrolled in the Rocky Mountain College (RMC) aviation program. The funds may be used for tuition in the RMC aviation program, and/or flight training expenses leading to a Private, Commercial, or Flight Instructor Certificate, and may include Instrument and Multiengine simulator training, and the purchase of aviation related materials and related supplies.

Theresa (Nistler) Colley Scholarship

Mountain AirDance Flight Training (Jeanne MacPherson and Bill Gallea) and Vetter Aviation (Brent and Rosie Vetter) offer this $1000 scholarship in memory of Theresa (Nistler) Colley who passed away from Leukemia (AML) in February, 2012. Theresa loved flying and was working toward her private pilot certificate. This scholarship will be awarded to a student pilot who is working on getting their private pilot rating.


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No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,085
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 Supra Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Supra Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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