To be eligible for the High School to Flight School scholarship, you must meet the below criteria.


You must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or a semester GPA of 3.5 for both semesters of the current school year.

Grade Level

You must be either a Junior or Senior in high school.

FAA Requirements

You must meet the basic FAA eligibility requirements for obtaining a private pilot license (as detailed in 14 CFR 61.103). This includes:

  • Be at least 17 years old on date of checkride. You can take lessons and even solo at 16.

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.