Air League Scholarships opening 29 January 2024

The Air League is opening its annual run of aviation scholarships at the end of January, offering the broadest range of scholarships and bursaries in the UK with over 120 opportunities being awarded this year in the fields of powered, gliding, engineering, drone flying, electric aircraft flying, air law, APS MCC and ATPL ground school.

On 29 January, the Air League is opening its powered and gliding scholarships, with scholarships for drone flying and engineering training opening in April and opening dates for the remaining scholarships yet to be announced.

Powered flying Scholarships

The Air League is offering 3-hour, 5-hour and 12-hour scholarships, providing introductory, intermediate and advanced flying programmes.

3-hour scholarship
This scholarship provides an introductory course held over a two-day period on pre-selected dates at one of the Air League’s approved training providers, and offers an initial powered flying experience combined with ground school theory.

5-hour scholarship
This scholarship is an intermediate course held over a five-day period on pre-selected dates at one of the Air League’s approved training providers. This scholarship offers an additional powered flying experience combined with advanced ground school.

12-hour scholarship
The 12-hour scholarship is an advanced flying award that provides powered flying with the aim of going solo. This scholarship aims to allow an individual to further the development of their career pathway into aviation and aerospace. This scholarship can be flown residentially on pre-selected dates at the scholars own pace at one of the Air League’s training providers.

Gliding Scholarships

The Air League is offering three gliding scholarship categories including a Gliding to Solo scholarship, SLMG Conversion scholarship and Pilot Development scholarship.

Gliding to Solo scholarship
This scholarship provides an introductory gliding to solo course. The course is held over a two-week period on pre-selected dates at an Air League approved gliding club, and offers an introduction to gliding combined with ground school theory.

SLMG Conversion scholarship
The SLMG Conversion scholarship provides an individual who has previous gliding experience with an opportunity to convert to powered flying. This scholarships aim to further a young person’s career pathway into aviation and aerospace, and is flown at the scholars pace at their chosen gliding club.

Pilot Development scholarship
This scholarship is an intermediate or advanced award that provides an individual with additional support towards going solo, aerobatic, or cross-country training.

www.airleague.co.uk

Author: FTN Editor

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