EAA Chapter 538

Phoenix, Arizona - The Leroy Castle Chapter


2023 AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the 2023 AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship in Oshkosh, WI. To be considered as a candidate for a 2023 AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship the applicant 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 18-26, 2023 or July 28-August 5, 2023 (for Advanced Camp)
  • The tuition and some travel expenses are covered by AZ EAA Chapters, ($200 travel expenses to be covered by cadet)
  • Provide your own personal expenses
  • Write a follow-up report
  • Be available to attend the Buckeye AirFair in February at Buckeye Airport in Buckeye, AZ and speak about their experiences at an EAA Air Academy/Young Eagle Forum booth or 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 no later than February 15, 2023. The scholarship committee will review the applications and the recipients of the scholarships will be notified by March 1, 2023.

DO NOT send this paperwork to EAA in Oshkosh, WI. Please send the application information to:

Cheri McGunagle

AZ EAA Chapters 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 2023 AZ Chapters EAA Air Academy Scholarship application form

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