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The Air League extends scholarship application cutoff date

The Air League has extended the application window for its powered and gliding scholarships to the end of March to coincide with its new electric aircraft scholarship initiative. 

The closing date for applications to the Air League’s Scholarship programme, including flying, electric flying and gliding experiences, has been moved forward by one week. The application period now closes at 23:59 on Sunday 31 March 2024.

The Air League opened its powered and gliding scholarships at the end of January and is offering a number options to potential scholars. Recently, The Air League and the British Gliding Association (BGA) jointly hosted an Inclusivity in Aviation Reception to improve diversity within the industry. 

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

The 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. The 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 scholarship aims 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.

For more information and to apply for any of the scholarships, visit The Air League’s website. 

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Author: FTN Editor

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