For the first year, American Airlines will be offering one (1) $5,000 Private Pilot Scholarship. Funds must be used towards Private Pilot flight training or for tuition and fees, within a flight education program at an accredited college, university or flight school. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the recipient's flight school and may be used retroactively should the recipient finish his/her Private Pilot Certificate before the winner is announced. Applications will be scored on various criteria including: financial need, academic performance, leadership, LGBTQ+ involvement, and essay quality. Apply HERE.