ATPL Theory Bursaries

ATPL Theory Bursaries

In 2024 we’re offering 5 ATPL Theory Bursaries sponsored by:

what is included?

ATPL(A) theory books (17 eBooks, comprising of the 13 mandatory subjects as well as Maths and Physics)

Successful candidates will receive login credentials via email, including instructions on how to access their materials. Materials will be issued via the Padpilot eReader, which is available online, as well as an app on both iOS and Android devices.

Access to the materials is granted for 36 months from the date of the award. Extensions can be purchased at a small fee.

Candidates must register with an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and complete their ground school before registering for their exams. A list of partner ATOs is available on the Padpilot website.

frequently asked questions

Applications open Monday, 5 August and close at 2359 on Sunday, 15 September. 

-Aged 17 or older

-Hold PPL (A)

-Member of the Air League

-UK Citizen

-Applicants must meet the requirements of a Class 1 medical

Our scholarships are open to all that meet the requirements listed above.

Our vision is to change lives through aviation and believe there should be no educational, financial, or social barriers for those who want to succeed.

We want to make aviation accessible to all. Regardless of your background we will support you if you have the determination, drive and passion to succeed.

Your application will be assessed by two independent members of the Scholarship Selection Committee. From there, a shortlist of applicants will be provided to Padpilot to make the final selection. 

Yes. A valid Air League membership is required to apply for all scholarships and bursaries.

application form

career pathway options

We’ve teamed up with TalentView Aviation to ensure all our scholarship applicants continue on their career pathways within aviation and aerospace

TalentView is the place for talented individuals to find first jobs, graduate roles and other exciting opportunities and be seen by employers across the UK aviation industry


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