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2017 NGPA Education Fund Scholarship Application

The NGPA and NGPA Education Fund are pleased to announce over $100,000 in scholarship awards in 2017. Our cycle 1 scholarships will be a total of $45k, of that (1) $1K Steven Moore scholarship. The application window for cycle 1 will close on April 16, 2017.

Any questions please direct them to wes.henrie@ngpa.org

Requirements, Eligibility, and Application Procedure

To be eligible for a Scholarship, an individual must: 

  • be seeking to develop professional aviation skills and ratings beyond their private pilot certificate
  • current medical certificate (FAA or equivalent)
  • be at least 18 years of age at the date of application

Scoring Criteria:

  • Applicants will be scored on the following
    • History of achievement
    • Academic Performance
    • Demonstrated responsibility
    • Attitude
    • Teamwork
    • Commitment in aviation skills
    • Financial need
    • Involvement in the LGBTQ+ community

Scholarship funds may be used to pay for:

  • advanced flight training (e.g., instrument, multi-engine, commercial, instructor, or ATP);
  • tuition and fees, within a flight education program at an accredited college,  university or flight school which cover the cost of advanced flight training.

Funds may not be applied towards a sport, or recreational certificate.

For additional requirements, eligibility, and helpful hints for completing the scholarship application, please refer to the NGPA Education Fund website: www.ngpa.org

Checklist

  • Application. Be sure to fully complete the application form and submit it on/before April 16, 2017.

Please include all of the following attachments with your completed application:

  • Academic Transcript: a copy of your most recent transcripts (high school and/or college). A GED must be accompanied by previous high school transcripts, or subsequent college records.
  • Social Narrative: describe why you should be awarded an aviation scholarship from the National Gay Pilots Association Education Fund. Tell us about your achievements in and out of the classroom, your teamwork and leadership skills and your involvement in volunteer activities. Be sure to highlight your involvement in, and support of, the LGBT community.
  • Career Narrative: describe the arc of your career and professional development to date, your future goals, and how an NGPA-EF scholarship will help you achieve those goals.
  • Letter of Recommendation: addressed to the NGPA-EF in support of your application for this scholarship (i.e., this recommendation should inform the selection committee about your qualifications for this scholarship). 
  • Copy of your pilot certificate
  • Copy of your medical certificate
  • Copy of the last two pages of your pilot logbook: showing your total flight hours.
  • Copy of your pilot certificate written test scores: if available.

PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION

Permanent Address
Current Address *
Date of Birth *

PART 2: CURRENT EDUCATIONAL STATUS (ACADEMIC INSTITUTION OR FLIGHT SCHOOL)

Address *
Estimated Graduation Date *
Date Picker

PART 3: PILOT STATUS

FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test Scores *

PART 4: ACTIVITIES, AWARDS, AND HONORS

List activities, awards, and honors you have recently received.  Examples include honors for service, scholastic achievement, and offices held.

PART 5: INSTITUTION OR FLIGHT SCHOOL TO WHICH THE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE APPLIED

Address *
Point of Contact

PART 6: EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Include current and most recent full and part time work, internships, and any military activities.

PART 7: FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Income (Complete any categories relevant to your situation)

Total Income for Past Year
Total Cash Savings
State and Federal Grants
Private Scholarships/Grants
Family Contributions
Other
TOTAL

Expenses (Complete any categories relevant to your situation)

Tuition
Room/Board
Flight Training Costs
Personal Expenses
Other
TOTAL

PART 8: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Academic Transcript (your most recent transcript) *

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Additional Academic Transcript (if needed)
Social Narrative (500-word maximun) *

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Career Narrative (500-word maximum) *

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Letter of Recommendation *

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Copy of Pilot Certificate *

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Copy of Medical Certificate *

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Copy of Last Two Logbook Pages *

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Additional Logbook Page File (if needed)
Copy of Pilot Certificate Written Test Scores (If Available)

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