Flying Scholarships and Career Support


Flying Training
Air League Flying Scholarships Support with further training in flying, gliding, aerospace engineering work placements, and balloon piloting
Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators Award for PPL, Flying Instructor, Jet orientation courses, Instructor - additional ratings
LAA Armstrong-Isaacs Scholarship Assistance with NPPL course, awarded biannually to a LAA Junior/Student member
Royal Aero Club Bursaries Up to £500 towards training for the next level of air-sport, or flying experience for an accomplished Flight Sim enthusiast  (for ages 16-21). 
Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarships 2012

in Association with fly2help

Aviation Scholarship covering many aspects of the Aviation Industry, including flying training and ground school work.    Applicants need to be:-
  • aged between 14 and 18 on 1st April 2012,
  • living within Gloucestershire or Wiltshire,
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY, passionate about aviation and interested in pursuing a career in this exciting and dynamic industry!

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2012

Other Scholarships and Bursaries Info sheet from the Air Scouts, including info on additional sources. 

    Additional information and website details given below


The LAA Armstrong-Isaacs Scholarship

The scholarship is for sponsorship for NPPL training for single-engine piston aircraft.


1)    Be a British subject.

2)    Be aged 22 or under on the date of application.

3)    Be an individual LAA member for a minimum of 6 months prior to application and remain in membership for the period of the bursary.

4)    Be medically fit to hold a National Private Pilot's Licence.

5)    Show evidence of ability to contribute £500 to the total cost of flying training as evidence of commitment.

Selection will be by a Board including the Fund Trustees and entirely at their discretion.


The scholarship is awarded every two years; the next one will be awarded in 2011.  The closing date for applications is November 2010.


This is a chance of a  lifetime for our young LAA members so please see the webpage LAA Scholarship for further details. 



Air League Flying Scholarships

2012 Air League Educational Trust Competitions

There are categories for:-

       Flying Scholarships towards an NPPL (SEP)     (Closing date tba)

       Gliding scholarships to undertake cross-country or aerobatic gliding, and SLMG flying (closing date tba)

        Flying bursaries for advanced flying training in single-engine piston aeroplanes, 

        Engineering scholarships for holiday work-placements in the UK aerospace industry (closing date tba)

All the information you need including downloadable application forms, conditions and “online” membership application will be available from .

The closing date for the NPPL Scholarship is tba. 

The closing date for all other applications except the NPPL Scholarship is tba, 

(extract from Air League Website,




Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators

    Scholarships are offered for:- 


                    Flying Instructor (fixed wing and rotary)

                    Jet orientation courses

                    Instructor - additional ratings

    See for details.



Royal Aero Club Trust Bursaries

The Royal Aero Club Trust, as part of its Flying for Youth program administers a Bursary Scheme for young people. 

Every year it awards a number of bursaries, each of up to £500, to suitable candidates.

The scheme is divided into three categories of Bursaries:

(1) Flying Bursaries for those wishing to advance from one recognised level of air sport to the next higher level and wish to upgrade their existing qualifications;

(2) Flight-Sim Bursaries for Computer Flight Simulation enthusiasts wishing to gain practical experience of flying or an air sport.

The scheme and the bursaries comprise all types of air sports and aviation-related activities including: paragliding, gliding, hang-gliding, parachuting, microlight aircraft, helicopter, fixed wing aircraft and the designing, building and flying model aeroplanes.

(3) Aero-modelling Bursaries for the designing, building and flying of model aeroplanes.


Closing date for applications is 31 March 2012.

Further details and application forms can be found at and linked pages.




Home ©   Youth & Education Support  2005-2011