EAA Chapter 33

East Central Iowa | AWG - C17 - CID - IOW - MXO - TZT - VTI - 8C4

Scholarship Opportunities


Our Chapter periodically offers opportunities for area young aviation enthusiasts (12-18 years of age) to participate in EAA's Air Academy (Oshkosh, Wisconsin). Three camp levels are available - Young Eagles Camp (12-13 yrs) and Basic Camp (14-15 yrs). Campers learn fundamentals of flight, participate in a variety of hands-on activities, tour the EAA museum campus, and experience the thrill of flight.

Click link at right to apply:  EAA Chapter 33 Air Academy Scholarship Application 2024

  Instructions for submittal to EAA Chapter 33 are included on the application form.


EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 2023 (click for more info)

EAA Ray Aviation Scholarship

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 participates in the Ray Aviation Scholarship competition and partners in supporting one scholar. For powered flight training, scholars must be between the ages of 16 and 19; for gliders, 15 years of age. Scholarship winners receive funding and mentorship to help him or her earn a pilot certificate.

$10,000 Flight Training Scholarship EAA Chapter 33, through the generous support of the Ray Foundation, is looking to award a deserving youth up to $10,000 for their flight training expenses. Whether you’ve already started your training, or you’ve been dreaming of starting flight training – we want you to apply! Apply today on our website! https://chapters.eaa.org/EAA33/Ray-Aviation-Scholarship We look forward to your application! If you have any questions, contact us at: scholarships@eaa33.org

Eligibility Requirements -

Age 16-19 for powered flight - Age 15-19 for glider training - Possession of a student pilot certificate - Possession of FAA medical certificate (private pilot student) - Able to begin flight training within 60 days of receiving the award


Application Requirements -

Complete the application form available at the link below - Submit one letter of recommendation (no immediate family members) - Meet all eligibility requirements

  • Application period opens: February 1, 2023 
  • Application window closes: April 12, 2023
  • Finalists to be notified by: April 15, 2023
  • Expected award notification: April 28, 2023
  • Flight training commences: May 12, 2023

Click link at right to download the applicationRay Aviation Scholarship Application



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