Chapter 22 Rockford, IL

Hanger at Cottonwood Airport

Ray Aviation Scholarship

EAA Ray Aviation ScholarshipThrough 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.




Name  ______________________________________________________________________

Address:  ____________________________________________________________________


Phone: ___________________________________

Date of Birth:  _____________________________

High School or College and GPA ____________________________________________________________________________

Employer ____________________________________________________________________

Parent/legal Guardian: _________________________________________________________

Phone:  ___________________________________

Please write a short essay about why you want to be a pilot and include any flying experience, what you would do with your pilot license. Please include how you would commit time and resources to training. (Interest, motivation and drive will us make the selection).


Signature of applicant:

_________________________________________________________ Date ______________


Signature of parent or legal guardian:



Please send completed with essay to

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