Apply for Flight Training Scholarships Now!

Two $2,000 flight-training scholarships will be awarded at Airport Day

Any student between the ages of 14-17 is invited to apply for flight training scholarships to be awarded at Airport Day Saturday, May 19, 2018.

 

Airport Day

 

May 19, 2018

Dozens of Aircraft on Display

Concurrent EAA "Young Eagles"

event for youngsters 8 to 17

 

 

Free Hamburger & Hot Dog BBQ

Free admittance, no charge for parking, no vendors!

 

Aviation Educational Opportunities

 

This scholarship is specifically for flight training conducted at Santa Ynez Valley Airport by an authorized flight instructor or flight school in an appropriately certified powered aircraft or glider.

 

The amount of the scholarship is $2,000 but has some significant requirements:

 

  • The training must be conducted during the summer break (June to September) 2018.
  • The training must take place in its entirety during a 30-day period as recent experience in flight training maximizes learning success.
  • The scholarship amount may enable a well-motivated student with good learning skills the necessary experience and training the opportunity to solo.
  • Applicants must reside within
    Santa Barbara County

Some of the other items you will need to provide in addition to the scholarship application are:

 

  • A completed application.
  • A maximum 500-word essay on your needs for training, your experiences and your aspirations.
  • Three letters of recommendations from adults who know you (i.e. Teacher, Pastor, close family friend, aeronautical professional, etc., one of whom must be an educator)

 

See Scholarship Application Instructions for more information and details on applying.

 

Applications are available at the Santa Ynez

Valley Airport Office or from the link below.

Deadline for Scholarship Applications

 

May 4, 2018

5:00 PM

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY AIRPORT AUTHORITY

 

Post Office Box 1572

Santa Ynez, CA 93460

 

The SYVAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit public benefit corporation

PHONE

(805) 688-8390

WEB

WWW.SANTAYNEZAIRPORT.COM

For additional information contact:

Robert "Captain Bob" Perry

AOPA Aiport Support Network Volunteer

CaptainBobsPlaneTalk@gmail.com