Through the generous support of the Ray Foundation, EAA provides up to $10,000 to deserving youths for their flight training expenses, totaling nearly $1,200,000 in scholarships annually.
The program is supported by more than 100 EAA chapters, and supports close to 120 scholars.
Each year, our chapter supports one scholar, between the ages of 16 and 19, in the form funding and mentorship to help him or her earn their pilot certificate.
Chapter 734 will nominate our 2020 Ray Aviation Scholar soon.
Summary of requirements:
- Age: 16-19 this summer
- Student Pilots Certificate
- FAA Medical Certificate
- Chapter Activities – be willing and able to volunteer 2 hours per month for chapter activities
- FAA Written Test – a Chapter 734 requirement
- Be ready to start training sometime this year – be willing and able to train hard
More details from the main EAA website is at eaa.org/rayscholars