EAA 234 Available Ray Scholarships

February 2, 2024

We're excited to announce that our Chapter will be offering two Ray Scholarships this year! These scholarships are available to young people from the local area to obtain their private pilot's license up to $11,000 and include other benefits as well. It is the goal of this chapter to award scholarships each year as part of our youth education program. These scholarships are possible due to the generosity of the Ray Foundation, EAA and our chapter members.

Scholar Eligibility and Requirements

Ray Aviation Scholarship Fund applicants will be the most engaged, excited, and motivated aspiring pilots the chapter has had the pleasure of meeting.

Local candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Minimum of age 15 for glider training.
• Age 16-19 for powered flight training.
• Possession of FAA medical certificate. (Private pilot students)
• Be able to begin their flight training within 60 days of receiving the award.

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who are former Young Eagles, EAA student members, active participation in the EAA Flight Plan, and those who have successfully completed the FAA's Private Pilot Written examination.

We will be accepting applications until Feb 24, 2024. If you are interested or know of someone who may be, please review the Scholar Handbook below for more details and download the application from the link below.

Contact Jim Sorbie at 231-590-5341 for any questions or further information, also see our webpage at: Scholarships (eaa234.org)

Please email the application to Jim Sorbie at jim@sorbiefam.com by Feb 24th.

Ray Aviation Scholarship Information
Scholar Handbook (Please read before applying)
EAA Chapter 234 Scholarship Application (click to download)

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