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2016 NGPA Education Fund Scholarship Application

The NGPA Education Fund is pleased to announce a total of $46,000 in scholarship awards will be available for the Fall semester of 2016! The application window will close on April 16, 2016.

Requirements, Eligibility, and Application Procedure

To be eligible for an NGPA Education Fund Scholarship, an individual must: 

  • be seeking to develop professional aviation skills and ratings beyond their private pilot certificate;
  • be at least 18 years of age at the date of application

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, recreational or private pilot 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, 2016.

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

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

PART 3: PILOT STATUS

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

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)

Expenses (Complete any categories relevant to your situation)

PART 8: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

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