Over 900 Applications Submitted For The UK’s Broadest Aviation Scholarship Programme in 2024


The Air League is delighted to announce a record 987 applications were received for the Flying, Gliding and Electric Flying Scholarships from individuals across the UK in 2024.

Over £2m of funding has been awarded to young people pursuing a career in the aviation industry over the past decade, and the 2024 Scholarship season builds upon a successful 2023 where 107 Scholarships were awarded.

The Air League’s Scholarship programme is the broadest aviation scholarship programme in the UK and includes 5 categories of powered Flying Scholarships, 3 categories of Gliding Scholarships, an industry first sustainability-focused Electric Scholarship, and the 2 week Aerospace Engineering placement Scholarships. This is alongside the Drone programme, which is currently open to applications, the Battle Back veterans’ course and the Soaring to Success schools’ outreach programme.

The Air League inspires, enables, and supports the next generation of aviation, aerospace, and space professionals from all backgrounds. By bridging the gap between education and industry the Air League impacts communities across the United Kingdom.
Through its programmes and projects, the Air League increases social mobility, breaks down the perceived barriers and acts as a catalyst to spark the inspiration and realisation that opportunities and possibilities are accessible to anyone.

You can support the Air League and its’ aim of Changing Lives Through Aviation by sponsoring a Scholarship, by donating, or by becoming a Member.

The Flying, Gliding and Electric Flying Scholarship application period closed on Sunday 31st March 2024 and Scholarships are expected to be awarded in June, with courses beginning from July and continuing into the summer.

The Air League sends its continued gratitude to its’ Corporate Members and Sponsors for their generous support.

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