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Finalist Instructions

How to Claim Your Scholarship
  1. Send an email as directed in the Instructions for Claiming Scholarship email received from NHQ Cadet Programs. (DEADLINE: 21 March 2022) 

  2. Any documents requested should be uploaded using “Scholarship Submission” link provided in your instruction email.  Please do NOT send documents via email.  EXCEPTION: Documents sent directly from institutions like your high school, college or ACT College Board may be uploaded or sent electronically to or mailed to the address below. (DEADLINE 22 April 2022): 

    Civil Air Patrol NHQ/CP
    Attn: Scholarships
    105 South Hansell Street
    Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

  3. Label ANY uploaded documents: Yourlastname_CAPID_ItemName.  Ex. Jones_113762_Contract or Jones_113762_FlightPlan

  4. Use the Scholarship Payment Request Form and submission link in your email to provide us with details needed to process your scholarship check. Include the full scholarship name and amount “Purpose” block. The form must be downloaded first, and then filled in before saving and uploading.  Otherwise, it will show up as a blank form when you send it to us. 

  5. Checks will not be processed until ALL forms are received and verified.  Please email well in advance of the deadline if you encounter any problems obtaining transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, student pilot certificates, medical certificates, etc.  If you do not submit forms on time, your scholarship will be given to another cadet.

  6. Complete the applicable commitment statement below and upload to the “Scholarship Submission” link provided in your email.




  1. Upload transcripts to the “Scholarship Submission” link provided in your email.  Unofficial transcripts are accepted but must be dated after 15 March 2022.) If you are home-schooled, send records available to demonstrate your successful progress in school.  This item should be signed by the person/institution responsible for your attendance and uploaded to the link in your instructions email. 

  2. Upload SAT or ACT results to the “Scholarship Submission” link provided in your email to verify what you reported in your application. You do not have to send in your SAT/ACT scores if you selected "NOT TAKEN" or “1549 or lower" for SAT or "21 or less for ACT" on your application.

  3. Additional needed Documents for Flight Scholarships. Upload to “Scholarship Submission” link provided in your email. 

    • Flight Training Plan Update--Describe how you plan to use the flight scholarship with details.  You may use the one submitted during the application but update it and be specific.  Who will you fly with if getting instruction, where will you fly, how often, the estimated time you will complete the certification you are working towards, etc.? Upload to the link in your acceptance/instructions email.

    • 3rd Class Flight Medical Certificate or higher-- Upload a copy of your 3rd Class medical certificate (or higher), if you are progressing towards a pilot certificate that requires a medical.  Not required if you are using funds to attend or take an online ground school.  Upload to the link in your acceptance/instructions email.

    • Student Certificate (or applicable pilot certificate) --If you are using funds for flying, upload a copy of the front and back of your Student Pilot Certificate or applicable pilot certificate to the link in your acceptance/instructions email.



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