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Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship


May 01, 2021

Awards Available: 1

  • Scholarship Description
  • Children of medically retired, long-term disabled or deceased pilot members of the Air Line Pilots Association are eligible for the Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship Program. The total monetary value is $12,000, with $3,000 disbursed annually to the recipient for four consecutive years provided that a 3.0 GPA is maintained. Although the program envisions selection of a student enrolling as a college freshman, eligible individuals who are already enrolled in college may also apply. The student must be enrolled in a program of studies principally creditable toward a baccalaureate degree. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 7950 Jones Branch Drive
  • Suite 400S
  • McLean, VA 22102

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anna dreit  on 9/14/2020 10:36:13 AM

I'm interested in this scholarships because I have big dream to become a pilot.

Thaddeus W.  on 8/30/2020 11:18:41 AM

I would like to apply for this scholarship because I aspired to become a pilot since I was 2 years old. I'm currently 18 years old and a senior at Shadow Creek high school. I would like to fly for Southwest Airlines in the near future. To make my goal become reality, I need to recieve all of the flight training and flight hours needed in order to reach that first officer seat in a 737. With that, Air Line Pilots association is definitley the way to go!!

Velerie B  on 8/25/2020 8:11:12 PM

I think this scholarship is great for students.

Fred stephano  on 7/4/2020 3:12:58 PM

when i was six years old i had a school trip where we visited Kilimanjaro Air port and i was so lucky to get a chance to see the cockpit and from that day on i felt something telling me this is it i have to be there so since then i always dream to be a pilot.

Kevin-Henri Bounda  on 6/24/2020 3:48:16 PM

My name is Kevin-Henri Chris Bounda, and I am a sophomore in the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. I am currently majoring in Aeronautics and have completed 33 credits since I started back in Spring 2019. As of now, my cumulative GPA is at 3.7. and I am a very committed student-driven by excellence and determined to be among the best. I applied to this scholarship because I would like to complete my flight training and reach my goal as soon as possible. Thank you.

Dagim Getachew  on 6/20/2020 5:11:12 AM

I'm interested in this scholarships because I have big dream to become a pilot.

Hlashila, HKR  on 5/29/2020 5:39:45 PM

My parents are currently unemployed due to the pandemic. It hit my country’s economy very hard. I love in South Africa. I was doing my private pilot license before the pandemic affected our economy.

Jack kibet  on 5/20/2020 3:59:25 PM

I dreamt of being a pilot at tender age I worked hard in high school despite ups and downs I performed well I don't have anybody to support me because I had once been neglected by parents at 15 years old I just want other people to know that there is God to help I hope I will be considered bye

Shamar Graveesande  on 4/8/2020 5:46:53 PM

From since I was a little child I always fascinated with airplanes and I always said to myself that when I grow up I would like to become a Pilot. So if given this opportunity to have this scholarship it would make my dream turn into a reality.  on 4/2/2020 12:31:34 PM

Being a pilot is my biggest dream and also most people say my dream is impossible because I am a girl but I want to prove them wrong and encourage other girls to follow their dreams so I hope you can help me some how.

Thabo Maboe  on 3/30/2020 8:34:40 AM

Since my childhood l always dreamt to become a pilot , so lam applying for this scholarship to help me fulfill my dreams

Thabo Maboe  on 3/30/2020 2:05:22 AM

Since my childhood l always wanted to become a pilot, this is an opportunity to make my dreams come true without this financial constrain this dream won't come to friction so l hope this scholarship will help me achieve my dream

Marion maina.  on 2/25/2020 12:13:21 PM

Since my childhood I always dreamt of becoming a pilot.To make my dreams come true I'm applying here because a lot of people have been helped.Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship is a SURE BET!!!

Sakshi Dange  on 2/23/2020 4:47:22 AM

I wanna this scholarship for my cpl training. My father is labour and I wanna become pilot so that's why I'm applying for this scholarship.

Jessica JAGK  on 2/16/2020 7:07:32 PM

I am a minority Pacific Islander/Caucasian needing funding to assist in continuing my education after I graduate from High School this coming May 2020. Born into middle class but college tuition is so high that I need additional funding. Will be majoring in Biology with the hope of going into BioMed (research) as a career. This scholarship will really help me pursue my dream so that I can help others. Thank you.

Willis midiwo  on 2/8/2020 9:55:54 PM

My dream is to become a pilot in one of the best airlines in the world and so if I get this chance I will always do my best to fulfil my dream

Shamar Gravesande  on 2/4/2020 6:08:52 PM

My dream from a young age is to become an Airline Pilot and if selected with this scholarship it would help my dream turn into a reality however when I do become a Pilot I will help someone that in need.

Edward Nicasio  on 1/30/2020 7:00:26 PM

I find the scholarship as an jump start in ones perspective of aviation studies. In my humble opinion, the scholarship is more of a way in attracting more aviation lovers in pursuing their goal,which they may not had have the money to fund for like myself.The scholarship will make the goals of others come true.

Cecilio Cansancio  on 1/28/2020 8:25:31 AM

Being an Airline Pilot is more than a dream for me. Since I was 4 years old, I started to think about "what am I gonna be someday? what could be my future?" I was looking at sky then I saw an airplane. And I wonder how does it feel to take flight an airplane. I was so curious how does it feel when you take passengers to their destination safely. I hope this scholarship will help me to accomplished my dream.

Yusuf A Said  on 1/22/2020 6:32:28 AM

Firstly i would like to give my thanks to you to give this chance and to help who in need may god bless you all Then in all my life i have been dreaming in working in aviation i like to fly but me and my parent do not afford those cost,kindly iwould like to request this scholarship chance

Archie Benia  on 1/21/2020 2:40:07 AM

I'm interested in this scholarships because it has helped many students around the globe

Mohammad Huq  on 1/16/2020 11:44:20 AM

Becoming a pilot is a big dream. I had this dream from childhood. Without the financial help this dream probably will never come true. The value of this scholarship means a lot to me as this is the only way i can pursue my dream. Thanks

David Matewere  on 1/10/2020 7:22:16 AM

I am. Interested in. The scholarships. Because. I. Know. Its part of MY future and in repair i will help other people

Alex M  on 12/31/2019 12:34:13 AM

I have wanted to be a pilot since a kid, and i wont lose any opportunity, thats my life goal, fly airplanes, and live of airplanes!

 on 12/18/2019 10:40:10 AM

I want to become a pilot. Because in my country we don't have more female pilot and most of the pilots are foreigners. I want to become pilot and serve my nation and make all the women proud. Not only that becoming pilot is my dream since I was in middle school. Due to financial problem I couldn't go to university. Therefore please help me to achieve my goal. Thank you

Heston Kalibwanji  on 10/16/2019 3:40:05 PM

I need to get PPL but i can't afford to sponser myself, so i need help.

Kristina L.  on 9/11/2019 2:32:09 PM

My dad is a retired commercial airline pilot. I have already graduated from a 4-year university with a bachelor's degree with a 3.93 GPA. I am currently pursuing my PPL and will continue getting my ratings and certificates via a Part 61 school. Am I still eligible for this scholarship?

Noor ul huda khan  on 8/10/2019 6:10:59 AM

I want to get private pilot lisense I cannot afford this that is why I need for this scholarsjip ...plz give me this scholarship so l can get private pilot lisense..

Russell L  on 1/12/2019 12:38:38 PM

You must be a family member of a retired or disabled pilot to qualify.


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