COPA’s Neil Armstrong Scholarship
Created to honour one of Canada’s foremost aviators, the scholarship has helped many Canadian pilots get their start. The Neil Armstrong Scholarship consists of two awards, $10,000 for ab-initio and $5,000 for advanced flight training. Training must be conducted at a Canadian Flight Training Unit approved by COPA. Recipients must agree to maintain a current COPA membership for the period of their training. To be eligible to apply for the advanced award, the applicant must be a current member of COPA. Tuition costs are eligible for specific programs offered by secondary or postsecondary schools, including colleges and universities that provide flight training. Applications are due no later than March 1 of each year. View Details
Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism
Awarded to a full-time student for outstanding contributions to safety, leadership and professionalism. The Award consists of a $3000 scholarship and an opportunity to participate in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (Jazz APP) selection process. The award recipient will be selected by the program chair or designate in consultation with Jazz Aviation to ensure the criteria as outlined are respected. Details here.
The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity
Awarded to a full-time student; who has self-identified as Aboriginal, a person with a disability, a visible minority or female, for outstanding contributions to safety, leadership and professionalism. The Award consists of a $3000 scholarship and an opportunity to participate in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (Jazz APP) selection process. The award recipient will be selected by the program chair or designate in consultation with Jazz Aviation to ensure the criteria as outlined are respected. Details here.
The LIFT Scholarship was created to assist student pilots. High school students applying to either the Conestoga College Aviation General Arts & Science or to one of the University of Waterloo Aviation programs can apply for entrance scholarships through the respective schools. Students currently in either of these post-secondary programs can browse through the many scholarship and bursary opportunities on the school’s website.
Dennis O’Brien/John Iverson Memorial /Saskatchewan Aviation Council Scholarship
Scholarship award of $1,000. Application deadline Nov. 1. Must have PPL and be working toward CPL Flight Training. Visit website for more information.
COPA Flight 177 Jeremy Mason Memorial Youth Flying Scholarship
$2,400 goes to a well-rounded individual with a demonstrated and keen interest in aviation. Candidate must be working towards but not yet attained RPP or PPL. Must be aged 14-21. Application deadline Oct. View more details.
Flying Musicians Association Solo Program
For a high school junior or senior music student in good standing. Student must be nominated by his/her music director. Must be at least 16 years old. Proof of citizenship in country of training. Able to obtain a Cat 3 Aviation medical or equivalent. Parental approval if under age 18. Apply here.
Vernon Flying Club Len Neufeld Memorial Scholarship
$500 and a one-year membership in the Vernon Flying Club. Open to any student completing a Flight Instruction program in the Vernon, BC area. Application deadline Jan. 15. View Details.