Pinellas Community Foundation Scholarship for National Aviation Academy Students

Tampa Bay Campus

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How to Apply/Eligibility

Applying for a scholarship can be a valuable and life-changing opportunity. Scholarships can provide financial assistance to help you pursue your education and reach your full potential. They can also give you recognition for your hard work, determination, and achievements. Whether you’re just starting your academic journey or looking to further your education, we encourage you to explore the scholarship opportunities available to you. By putting in the time and effort to apply, you could receive the support you need to achieve your goals and make a difference in your life and the lives of those around you. Don’t miss out on this chance to invest in yourself and your future.

Newly Enrolled / Future Students

Financial Scholarships are awarded to assist new students who have enrolled in an NAA program, but have not yet started their training, with the cost of tuition. Scholarship Awards are up to $3,000.

How to Apply

  • Complete and submit all requested information on the application found below.
  • Prepare your Written Essay or Video Essay. Written Essay and Video Essay submissions must meet all the requirements described.
    • Written Essays must be 150 words minimum. You can write your written essay directly in the application, or you can copy and paste it into the appropriate area in the application form.
    • Video Essay submissions must be directly uploaded to the application site. Video Essays must be no longer than 3 minutes in length and no larger than 1 GB. Only the following file formats are accepted: MP4, MPG, MOV, AVI, and WMV. Video essays must not display any illegal, explicit, or inappropriate material, and Video Essays must not be password protected or require a login/sign-in to view. 
  • Review that your information is correct and check the spelling of your written essay before submitting.
  • Await notification: Scholarship recipients are selected by the scholarship committee. If your scholarship entry is selected, you will be notified by phone and/or email by the Scholarship head.


To be eligible for this scholarship you:

Newly Enrolled / Future Students

      1. Must have already completed and signed an enrollment agreement.
      2. Need to complete an online scholarship application.
      3. Must demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship.
      4. Submit a copy of your financial aid award letter.
      5. Submit your essay.


  • Applications with the required documentation must be received prior to the applicant’s anticipated class start date.

Terms and Conditions

  • All scholarship funds may be used towards tuition only.
  • Scholarship recipients will receive the scholarship monies awarded, in full, upon successful completion of the first academic year, instead of smaller increments after successful completion of each term of the program. This update is beneficial to the recipients by disbursing the funds in one lump sum applied to tuition for the first academic year versus smaller amounts applied on a pro-rata basis throughout the program. If the first academic year of the program is not completed successfully, the scholarship award will be forfeited. Please refer to your Financial Aid Offer of Awards letter for the first academic year definition.

Scholarship Questions? Please contact Janice Reyes, Vice President of Development, at [email protected].

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