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Flying Scholarships

The Flying Scholarships provide  12 hours of Powered Flight training towards the award of a Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). The scholarship is open to those just about to embark on their flying career as well as those who need further hours to achieve their PPL.  Scholars are encouraged to undertake their training as a residential course over the course of week to ensure consistency in their learning and to allow training as a small group with other scholars so that ideas and a fun, open learning environment can develop. 

In order to apply you must be  18- 35 years old, an Air League member and a permanent UK resident. Please read and ensure you meet the following criteria before submitting your application.

Training can be undertaken at one of the following locations:

  1. South Warwickshire Flying School – Warwickshire
  2. Booker Aviation – Buckinghamshire
  3. Tayside Aviation -Dundee
  4. Oxford (training school tbc)
  5. South West (training school tbc)

Further training locations and partners may be announced in early 2019. All applicants will be notified of any changes in due course.

The flying scholarships will be open to applications from November 2018 and will close in January 2019. Interviews for the flying scholarships will be held in March/April 2019.

Flying Bursaries

The flying bursary progamme offers 3-5 hours of advanced flying training to current Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) holders as well as those yet to gain their licence. This is a changed that has been made to the bursaries this year and allows candidates to use the funds to gain initial flying experiences as well advanced flying training. 

 In order to apply, you must be a permanent resident of the UK and either be or become a member of The Air League. In order to apply for the scholarship, you must meet the application criteria for the scholarships, which can be found here.

Application forms are available in  January 2019 with a closing date of March 2019 for receipt of completed applications. 

Before applying for the flying and gliding scholarships – please read our Terms and Conditions here.