Top 10 Aviation Scholarships For International Students in 2019-2020

If you are looking for aviation scholarships, this post might be helpful for you. We have listed down Top 10 Aviation Scholarships For International Students in 2019-2020.


University of Adelaide Global Academic Excellence Scholarship:

The 2019 university scholarship which is also for international students is valued at a fifty percent reduction in the student’s full-time programme as an undergraduate or postgraduate student.

It is open to citizens of any country except Australia and New Zealand and any choice course of study is available.

Application to study in the first half of 2019 (semester 1, trimester 1&2) ends 31st December 2018 while that of the second half (semester 2, trimester 3) ends 30th April 2019.

AAERO Scholarship:

AAERO believes in elevating aviation and offers a scholarship to outstanding students who desire to get certified and reach their goals in the aviation industry.

The scholarship is valued at one thousand US dollars and applicants are expected to fill an online form, answering questions that would aid in selecting the best beneficiaries.

You can Apply for the AAERO Scholarships

Aeroclub of New England’s Scholarship Program:

The oldest club in America awards scholarships to students with the intentions of bagging a career in aviation.

In its inception, two students were awarded two thousand dollars each but over the years, because of the benevolence and generosity of members and donors, over five hundred thousand dollars have been used to support nearly four hundred people.

So many other disciplines under aviation have been added to the scheme. Scholarships are given annually on the basis of merit and financial needs.

Application Link for the Scholarship

Airline Dispatchers Federation (ADF) Scholarship:

This body collaborates with Academy College (Bloomington Minnesota) to offer a scholarship to people who wish to earn aircraft dispatchers FAA 121 certificate.

The scholarship will only cover the instruction and training required to take the test while the recipient will handle the written and oral fees and other expenses. The scholarship is valued at five thousand, four hundred and fifty dollars.

There is no promise of employment after the training and all training must end on or before December 31, 2020.

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Baylor University:

Offers undergraduate majors and minors in the field of aviation. Organizations like the Greater Waco Aviation Alliance, the University Aviation Association, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, provide scholarships for students intending to be part of the university.

A fact worthy of note is that over 90% of the students receive some kind of financial assistance.

The Western Michigan University College of Aviation:

Offers a bachelor’s degree program in aviation science, aviation maintenance, and aviation administration.

Military bound students are preferred in-flight science scholarship and students should have at least 3.0 GPA and are valued at five hundred dollars.

Women in Aviation International (WAI) Foundation Scholarships:

This body spends millions of dollars annually in raising women who will take over and/or participate in every sphere of the aviation industry.

Requirements like: being a student member of WAI, college transcript, faculty recommendations, ability to write an excellent essay and professional résumé, and licenses and certification, she possesses are necessary.

Academic merit, financial need, leadership etc are parts of the criteria for selection.

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship:

Are awarded to students who are qualified for a year college degree in aviation or aerospace. Students may reapply to see themselves through to graduation.

It offers partial funding of ten thousand US dollars, flight training may be included if it’s of utmost importance. Deadline’s January 1, 2019.

Boeing- Boeing Undergraduate Scholarships:

It is intended to encourage and reward academic excellence and dedication. It is available for students of aerospace engineering and each award is valued at three thousand euros.

Strictly for UK nationals and students who have lived in the UK for at least 3years. Applicants must have a strong need for financial support and must be academically sound.

10 Leroy W. Homer Jr Scholarship:

Is for students between the ages of sixteen and twenty-three years and must be citizens or permanent residents in the US.

The scholarship is valued at nine thousand dollars and deadline’s January 31. The award covers the fees and expenses associated with the private pilot course.

Applicants must be able to read, write, and converse in the English language to  FAA standards and must have an FAA third class medical certificate. Only one award is given an application is online.