2022 Gliding Scholarship Application Criteria

2022 gliding Scholarship Application Criteria

To qualify for a gliding scholarship, you must:

  • Be a permanent UK resident.

  • Be above the age of 16 on the 1st May 2022. There is no upper age limit.

  • Not hold a LAPL, NPPL, PPL, MPL, CPL or ATPL with a Single-Engine Piston Aircraft Rating (SEP).

  • Be able to meet the requirements for a Class 2 medical (further information can be found here)

  • Be able to meet the minimum requirements for English language proficiency required by the CAA (ICAO Level 4). (further information can be found here)

  • Be a member of The Air League.

Application Process:

  • Applications must be submitted no later than 12pm on Sunday 12th June 2022



  • You will be notified by Friday 17th June 2022 whether your application has been successful.

  • SLMG, Pre and Post Solo Scholarships will be undertaken at your designated club at your own pace and must be completed by the 31st of October 2022

  • Gliding to Solo scholarships will be undertaken at London Gliding Club on a residential basis over a two week period in July or August.

  • Your name, approximate location (e.g., London) and named scholarship awarded will be announced publicly by the Air League.

  • Medical certification fees are not included in the scholarship award.

  • You can apply for as many different types of Air League scholarships (flying, gliding or engineering) as you like however, please note you will likely not be awarded more than one scholarship or bursary per year. The selection panel reserve the right to choose the most appropriate scholarship or bursary where more than one successful application has been made.


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