SCHOLARSHIPS

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Apply For Scholarships To Help Fund Your Education

Scholarships 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!

NAA Student Resources Financial Aid

NBAA Charities specifically offers AMT Maintenance Scholarships! The NBAA Charities scholarship program, generously supported by NBAA Member donors, provides nearly $100,000 annually in cash awards as tuition reimbursement for enrolled students.

Applications are accepted April 15, 2021 to September 24, 2021.

The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities complete their post-secondary education. Students in their final year who are facing financial challenges may apply to receive a one-time scholarship of up to $2,500 to help complete their post-secondary education program. Starting August 5, scholarship applications for AY 2021-22 will be accepted on a rolling basis until 12/31/21, or until all 250 scholarships have been awarded, whichever comes first.

Mike Rowe’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program is about recognizing people who understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude. AMTs are encouraged to apply!

The 2020 scholarship deadline has passed. Stay tuned for when applications will be accepted for 2021 scholarships.

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 2019 Pilot and Technician Outlook has estimated that 769,000 new technicians will be needed globally by 2038. 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 National Aviation Academy, industry-leading employers come to you! Our Career Services department maintains relationships with aviation employers, organizing three Career Fairs per year at both campuses.

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