Two aviation scholarships are awarded each May to qualified candidates wishing to pursue pilot flight training or a RIPA Scholarship Committee-approved aviation-related educational program.
Applicants MUST satisfy the following requirements:
A) Applicant must be at least 17 years of age on or before December 31st of the year of submission.
B) Applicant must be a resident of Rhode Island.
C) Applications must be postmarked no later than February 28 of the year of submission.
D) Applicant for flight training must be able to pass the Class III FAA physical before the funds are offered.
E) Any Applicant under 18 years of age must have a letter of consent from their parent or guardian.
F) The Scholarship award must be used within one year, or the remaining unused funds will return to the Rhode Island Pilots Association Scholarship Fund.