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COL MARY FEIK FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

Due to the generosity of our CAP membership, CAP is able to offer flight scholarships to help cadets achieve aviation training goals.  This scholarship can be used for ground school, flight training at a local FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor, at a CAP flight academy, or at an FAA part 61 or 141 flight school as well as attain  pilot certifications.

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 15 years old by 1 June
  • Must be FEMALE cadet 
  • Must have earned the Wright Brothers Award
  • Have a Third Class Medical Certificate  and valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check.  However, you are not required to have these at the time that you apply.  If selected, you will have to send copy of both certificates in order to claim your scholarship in March.
  • Cadets will fill out a questionnaire (Word Doc), (PDF version) rather than a submitting a Resume
  • Submit flight plan in addition questionairre and letter of recommendation. Details on flight plan content is on the Application Procedures page

This scholarship can be used for flight training at a local FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor, or at a flight academy (FAA part 61 or 141)

Apply in accordance with the directions on the Application Procedures page. 


LT COL WILLIAM E. HANNA, JR. MEMORIAL FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

Due to the generosity of Lt Col Hanna’s family, CAP is able to offer this flight scholarship to help cadets attain a private pilot's license.  This scholarship provides up to $5000 which can be used for local flight training at an FBO or training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor. (FAA part 61 or 141)

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a Third Class Medical Certificate  and valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check.  However, you are not required to have these at the time that you apply.  If selected, you will have to send copy of both certificates in order to claim your scholarship in March.
  • Must be a current cadet that has completed a CAP Powered Solo Flight Academy at the Wing-, Region-, or National-level and earned their solo rating
  • Must review the background information on this flight scholarship. Click this link.
  • May submit up to three letters of recommendation
  • Submit flight plan in addition to resume and letter of recommendation.
  • Submit an essay, no longer than one page, explaining why you should be selected for this scholarship. It should include long-term goals with regards to aviation and service.

Apply in accordance with the directions on the Application Procedures page.  


PRIVATE PILOT AND BEYOND FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS 

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. 

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Read, speak, write, and understand the English language, in accordance with FAA regulations (14 CFR 61.83)
  • Have a Third Class Medical Certificate  and valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check.  However, you are not required to have these at the time that you apply.  If selected, you will have to send copy of both certificates in order to claim your scholarship in March.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Submit flight plan in addition to resume and letter of recommendation.
  • May submit up to three letters of recommendation

Apply in accordance with the directions on the Application Procedures page. 


CAP CADET FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships can be used for ground school, flight training at a local FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor, at a CAP flight academy, or at an FAA part 61 or 141 flight school.  Applicants who have earned their solo badge or graduated from an aerospace-related special activity especially are encouraged to apply. 

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years old by the application deadline
  • Have a Third Class Medical Certificate  and valid student pilot certificate with TSA background check.  However, you are not required to have these at the time that you apply.  If selected, you will have to send copy of both certificates in order to claim your scholarship in March.
  • Submit flight plan in addition to resume and letter of recommendation.  Details on flight plan content is on the Application Procedures page.

Apply in accordance with the directions on the Application Procedures page.  


SPAATZ ASSOCIATION - Aerospace Leadership (CAP Cadet Flight) Scholarships

The Spaatz Association annually sponsors scholarships to help CAP cadets advance their flight training from solo to private pilot.  A limited amount of the scholarship also may be used to attend a CAP leadership activity.

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Special Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a current CAP cadet who has earned the Billy Mitchell Award
  • Have earned solo wings in a powered aircraft
  • Maintain an academic 3.0 GPA (normalized)
  • Have not been selected for a similar scholarship or grant

For application procedures and deadlines, visit www.spaatz.org

While HQ CAP helps publicize this scholarship, it is funded by The Spaatz Association, which selects the scholarship recipients. Apply directly to The Spaatz Association, not via the eServices application.

 

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