EAA Chapter 538

Phoenix, Arizona - The Leroy Castle Chapter


AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship

2024 Application Info

.AZ EAA Chapters are accepting applications for the 2024 EAA Air Academy Scholarship in Oshkosh, WI.  AZ EAA Chapters  will be sending up to three cadets to the Air Academy. To apply as a candidate for a scholarship the student must:
  • Be 16-18 years of age
  • Be a legal resident of Arizona
  • Be a Young Eagle
  • Write a Letter of Interest *
  • Provide two Letters of Reference from non-family members
  • Be available to travel between July 16-24, 2024 (for Advanced Camp)
  • The tuition and some travel expenses are covered by AZ EAA Chapters
  • Some travel funds to be covered by cadet
  • Provide your own personal expenses
  • Write a follow-up report
  • Be available to attend the Buckeye Air Fair in February, 2024 at the Buckeye Airport in Buckeye, AZ and speak about their experiences at an EAA Air Academy/Young Eagle Forum booth or the Awards Banquet.

*Suggested topics to include for the Letter of Interest:

  • Why you want to attend the EAA Air Academy?
  • What aviation experiences, education, or training do you have to date?
  • What aviation interests do you have and/or would like to gain from your EAA Air Academy experience?
  • What aviation related career goals do you have that could be further advanced from your experiences at the EAA Air Academy?

 The Application, Letter of Interest and Referrals (4 items) need to be mailed to the AZ EAA Chapters Scholarship Chairman, Postmarked betweem 1-15, 2024.

The scholarship committee will review the applications and the recipients of the scholarships will be notified by March 1, 2024.

To be considered for the EAA Air Academy scholarship, DO NOT send this paperwork to EAA in Oshkosh, WI.

Please send the information to:

Cheri McGunagle, Scholarship Chairman     3153 W. Spirit Drive      Anthem, AZ  85086

Thank you for your interest and participation in this wonderful program. It is a life changing opportunity and will forever put aviation in the participant’s life!  Blue skies and soft landings!

 Click here to Download the 2024 AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship application form

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