Grants & Scholarships
The information provided below is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by SAFE:
AOPA Air Safety Foundation – Awarded and administered jointly by AOPA ASF and the University Aviation Association.
EAA Young Eagles Programs/Internships – EAA’s Scholarship Program encourages, recognizes and supports excellence among those studying the technologies and the skills of aviation. Scholarship applicants must be involved in school and community activities, as well as aviation activities.
Girls with Wings – A nonprofit organization using aviation to entertain and educate girls about their limitless opportunities for personal growth via an interactive website and presentations to girls groups and organizations.
International Aerobatic Club – A division of EAA, IAC is a nonprofit organization offering scholarships to promote aviation safety through unusual attitude and aerobatic training.
International Council of Air Shows Foundation – The ICAS Foundation offers a number of scholarships to help the pilots, performers, and flight instructors of the future complete the necessary training to reach their goals.
K–12 Classroom Teacher Grant for 2015 - The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators, Inc.(SAFE) is offering two $250.00 grants in 2014 designed to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their normal curriculum. Aviation and aerospace topics are the perfect adjunct for teaching science, math, history, and even art. Aviation and aerospace are topics that generate enthusiasm with all types of learners and all ages of students.
National Business Aviation Association – NBAA offers scholarships to qualified students studying aviation-related curricula at institutions of higher learning as well as scholarships to promote professionalism and the advancement of aviation careers.
National Coalition for Aviation Education – A list of scholarships provided directly by NCAE members.
The Ninety-Nines – A nonprofit organization providing a spectrum of aviation scholarships.
University Aviation Association – UAA promotes and fosters excellence in collegiate aviation education by providing a forum for students, faculty, staff and practitioners to share ideas, to enhance the quality of education, and to develop stronger programs and curricula.
Wolf Aviation Fund – The Wolf Aviation Fund promotes and supports the advancement of personal air transportation by seeking and funding the most promising individuals and worthy projects which advance the field of general aviation. SAFE has been the recipient of Wolf Fund grants: 2009 and 2010 directly for SAFE; 2011 to help establish the independent Aviation Educator Hall of Fame.
Women in Aviation International – WAI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women (and men) who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. Click on the “Scholarships” tab for a list of available scholarships.