NGPA members who wish to make a career in the aerospace industry or who work elsewhere and wish to increase the margin of safety and fun in General Aviation are invited to apply for the NGPA Scholarship Program. Explore how you can learn, prepare, and finally apply during our next application window. please read all the information available below before submitting an opportunity profile.

Our 2024 Opportunity Profile is now open below. This is your first step in applying for the 2024 Scholarship Program. Applications are due at the end of the day on June 30th. 


View Our 2024 Scholarships

The scholarship application window will close on June 30th, 2024. Click here to apply.

Please reference our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guide here. 

The following scholarships are available in 2024:

Scholarship 

Amount 

Description & Requirements 

NGPA General Aviation Scholarship

(2 Available) 

$2,500 

This scholarship is for a member pursuing general aviation interests. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. 

NGPA Ally Committee Scholarship 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for a person who is an outstanding LGBTQ+ ally and is studying or training to work in the aviation industry. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school where you are studying/training. 

NGPA Transgender & Non-binary Committee Scholarship  

$5,000 

This scholarship is for a person who is an outstanding transgender or gender-diverse advocate and is studying or training to work in the aviation industry. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school where you are studying/training. 

NGPA Women’s Committee Scholarship  

$5,000 

This scholarship is for a person who is an outstanding LGBTQ+ advocate and is studying or training to work in the aviation industry. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school where you are studying/training. 

NGPA Steven Moore Advocacy Scholarship 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for a person that is an outstanding LGBTQ+ advocate who is or wants to earn their private pilot certificate. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. 

Alaska Airlines Advanced Flight Training Scholarship

$5,000

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to do more advanced flight training beyond the private pilot level. This includes a commercial pilot certificate or additional ratings. Eligible Applicants must already be part of an Alaska Airlines Pilot Development Program or Ascend Academy or willing to join one of the programs. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. This scholarship included travel and lodging to the 2024 Winter Warm-Up in Palm Springs. 

JSX Aircraft Maintenance Training Scholarship (2 Available) 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for those in the AMT career path. Must be enrolled in a FAA accredited AMT program or prior military veteran that worked on military aircraft and receiving their A&P certificate. This is a cash scholarship. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are training.  

 

Cage Marshall Consulting Higher Education Scholarship 

$1,500 

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to pursue higher education or obtain additional flight ratings within the aviation industry. This includes a commercial pilot certificate or additional ratings. This is a cash scholarship. NGPA will send the funds to the flight school where you are training.  

Solairus Aviation Advanced Flight Training Scholarship 

Coming soon!

More info coming soon...

Piedmont Airlines Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for those in the AMT career path. Must be enrolled or accepted into a FAA Accredited AMT Program. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled.

Republic Airways Opportunity Elevated Flight Training Scholarship 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for those that have career aspirations to work at an airline as a pilot. Must Be a current student enrolled in flight training. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled. This scholarship included travel and lodging to the 2025 Winter Warm-Up in Palm Springs. 

Republic Airways Opportunity Elevated Maintenance Training Scholarship 

$5,000 

This scholarship is for those that have career aspirations to work at an airline in maintenance. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled. This scholarship included travel and lodging to the 2025 Winter Warm-Up in Palm Springs. 

Lift Academy Pilot Scholarship

$5,000

This scholarship is for a current student pursuing a career as an airline pilot with at least an instrument rating, preference given to a current LIFT student if applicable. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled.

Fedex Advanced Flight Training Scholarship 

Coming soon!

More info coming soon...

United Airlines/Aviate Scholarships 

Coming soon! 

More info coming soon...

PSA Airlines Flight Training Scholarship (2 available) 

3,000 

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to do more advanced flight training beyond the private pilot level. This includes a commercial pilot certificate or additional ratings. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. This scholarship included travel and lodging to the 2025 Winter Warm-Up in Palm Springs. 

PSA Aircraft Mechanic Training Scholarship 

3,000 

This scholarship is for those in the AMT career path. Must be enrolled or accepted into a FAA Accredited AMT Program. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled. 

PSA Airlines Scholarship Opportunities for Dispatch, Maintenance or Airline Operations 

$3,000

This scholarship is for a person interested in a career in dispatch, maintenance, or airline operations. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the school/program where you are enrolled.  This scholarship included travel and lodging to the 2025 Winter Warm-Up in Palm Springs. 

Envoy Advanced Flight Training (2 Available)

$5,000 

More info coming soon...

Envoy Tech Ops Scholarship (2 Available) 

$2,500 

More info coming soon...

Epic Flight Academy Aircraft Mechanic or Tech Ops Training Scholarship 

$25,000 value 

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to earn a career in Tech Ops or AMT work. Must be a U.S. resident, and recipient is responsible for costs related to books, tools, and testing. This is a tuition credit award valid only at Epic Flight Academy.  

Travelpro Advanced Flight Training Scholarship 

$5,000

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to do more advanced flight training beyond the private pilot level. This includes a commercial pilot certificate or additional ratings. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. 

Travelpro Flight Training Scholarship 

$2,500

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to earn their private pilot certificate, or any other type of pilot certificate. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. 

Travelpro Professional Development Scholarship 

$2,500

This scholarship is for a person who wants to pursue higher education or a professional career within aviation. This is a cash scholarship. NGPA will send the funds to the flight school where you are training.  

Endeavor Air Advanced Training Scholarship (2 Available) $4,000

This scholarship is for a person who is or wants to do more advanced flight training beyond the private pilot level. This includes a commercial pilot certificate or additional ratings. This is a cash award. NGPA will send funds to the flight school where you are training. 

Universal Requirements:  
-Must be an active member of NGPA. 

-Must be at least 17 years of age.  

-Must have at least a current third class Medical (for flight training scholarships) 

The scholarship application window will close on June 30th, 2024. Click here to apply.