Apply for Scholarships and Grants to Help Fund Your Education

Scholarships and grants are an excellent way to help fund your aviation maintenance training – plus, they don’t need to be paid back! Check out the featured scholarships below, and always remember to research additional opportunities that apply to you!

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Scholarship Title Amount Due Date
AAAE Native American Scholarship $1,500 2/27/2023
AAUW Return to Learning Scholarships $5,000 4/1/2023
ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program $800 TBD
Aero Club Foundation of Washington Scholarship $5,000 3/1/2023
Aero Club of New England Varies 3/31/2023
Alaska Airmen Scholarships Varies 2/1/2023
Art Engelbrecht Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Scholarship $1,000 3/18/2023
Bill Cowden Memorial Aviation Scholarship $1,500 5/15/2022
California Capital Airshow Scholarship $8,000 3/11/2023
Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship $1,000 8/15/2022
Captain Jeff Kuss Aviation Scholarship Varies 3/31/2023
Chuck Peacock Memorial Scholarship $1,000 4/1/2023
Civil Air Patrol Academic Scholarships Varies 12/31/2022
Civil Air Patrol Col Mary Feik Cadet Flight Scholarship Varies 12/31/2022
Civil Air Patrol School-Specific Scholarships Varies Varies
Civil Air Patrol SPAATZ Association Aerospace Leadership Scholarship $3,500 12/31/2022
Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship $1,500 10/1/2022
COMTO North Texas Scholarship $2,500 3/31/2023
Daedalian Foundation Descendants Scholarships Varies Varies
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 4/1/2023
EAA Post-Secondary Scholarships $5,000 11/15/2022
EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program $45,000 1/31/2023
For A Bright Future Global Scholarship Program – Honor Scholarship $10,000 TBD
GRCF Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship Varies 3/1/2023
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships Varies 2/15/2023
John H. Rosemond, Sr. M.D. Scholarship Fund Varies 2/1/2023
LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarship Varies 1/31/2023
McWane Scholarship Program for Skilled Trade $1,000 TBD
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Varies Varies
National Aviation Explorer Scholarships $10,000 TBD
Navigate Your Future Scholarship $2,500 TBD
NBCFAE National Scholarship $1,500 TBD
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 3/1/2023
NetJets Aviation Maintenance SkillPointe Scholarship $5,000 TBD
Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship $4,000 10/11/2022
Pat Napolitano Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Technicians $3,000 2023
The Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund Varies 3/1/2023
The NAVSEA Scholars Program $10,000 Varies
The Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship $2,000 TBD
Unitil Scholarship Fund $5,000 4/2/2023
West Virginia Engineering Science & Technology Scholarship Program $3,000 3/1/2023
Western Digital Scholarship Program $5,000 4/2/2023
WTS – Junior College Scholarship $2,500 TBD

**Please be sure to avoid scams!  You should not have to pay a fee to apply for a scholarship opportunity.  Also, NAA does not warrant or otherwise vouch for the validity of the scholarship opportunity.  This list is being provided as a guide only.  Please do your own due diligence to verify the scholarship opportunity.

All scholarship opportunities listed are offered by outside entities not affiliated with National Aviation Academy


Got Questions? We Have Answers!

HOW LONG will it take to get my A&P?

We are an aviation maintenance school that provides a path to earning your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses in as little as 14 months! Our Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program focuses exclusively on A&P training.

Do I need to have prior hands-on experience?

The short answer: No! We welcome students of all backgrounds. You will be in class with people of all different skill levels. Some may have military aviation experience, others may be holding tools for the first time.

what will my classes be like?

Training is hands-on and takes place in aircraft hangars, labs, and classrooms. Curriculum is taught through three modes: classroom instruction paired with text and workbook review, team-oriented projections in a laboratory setting, and real-world work experience on aircraft in a hangar.

is there demand in the industry?

Boeing's 2022 Pilot and Technician Outlook has estimated that 610,000 new technicians will be needed globally by 2041. Skilled technicians will be essential to combat the needs of the industry.

what kind of work can i do in my career?

A&P licenses NEVER expire and offer a variety of exciting career opportunities in aviation and parallel industries. It's not just one sector of aviation that is in need of qualified technicians!

Establish your career in sectors such as:

• Aerospace
• Airships/Blimps
• Commercial Aviation
• Corporate Aviation
• General Aviation
• Helicopters
• Manufacturing
• Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
• Military
• Parallel Industries

who hires from naa?

At NAA, industry-leading employers come to you! Our Career Services department maintains relationships with aviation employers, organizing multiple Career Fairs per year at each campus.

Attendees have included: Boeing, Delta TechOps, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX, and many more.