The National Aviation Exploring Committee awards individual scholarships annually to aviation explorers pursuing a career in the aviation industry. The intent of these scholarships is to identify and reward those individuals who best exemplify the qualities that lead to success in the aviation industry. . Applicants' descriptions of their personal records should show that they can successfully complete the aviation career educational activity for which they are requesting the scholarship. Also, their personal record should show their involvement in life skills, citizenship, leadership, and character education experiences that add to the quality of life.
The National Aviation Exploring Committee recognizes excellence among Aviation Explorers studying the technologies and the skills needed in the field of aviation. The sponsors that provide the scholarships are committed to aviation's future leadership If scholarship funds are used for training in the avionics, pilot, maintenance or management categories, the flight training must be provided by the FAA Approved Part 141 and Part 61 school or through an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree leading to an aviation profession.