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Aerosim Announces $10,000 Veterans Aviation Scholarship

The program is designed to provide financial assistance to qualified veterans who want to pursue a career as an airline pilot.
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Aerosim Flight Academy has announced a new aviation scholarship aimed at veterans. This program is designed to provide financial assistance to qualified veterans who want to pursue a career in aviation. Eligible participants may receive as much as $10,000 towards tuition for the Airline Pilot Track.

Aerosim Flight Academy President and General Manager Hank Coates, a 23 year US Navy veteran and aviator, said that “Aerosim Flight Academy stands ready to train, recruit and prepare the next generation of professional pilots and strives to make a seamless transition for our valued Veterans into the next stage of their career.

What are the Eligibility Requirements for the Aerosim Veterans Aviation Scholarship?

  1. Applicants must have an honorable discharge from the US Military, and be able to provide a copy of DD214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty).
  2. Applicants will need to meet all admissions criteria.
  3. Applicants must provide a 500-word essay, touching on the following topics
    • Your desire to work in aviation.
    • How you could impact/benefit the aviation industry.
    • Why you’re a strong candidate for the Aerosim Flight Academy.
  4. Applicants will also need to provide the following
    • An up-to-date copy of their resume.
    • High School or College Transcripts (whichever was the last completed).
    • Two letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

What Factors Determine How the Scholarships Awarded?

The applicant’s essays will be reviewed by a scholarship committee, who will be taking the following criteria into consideration: originality, compositions, clarity, and relevance to the topic. In addition, GPA from high school and / or college will be considered.

Are There Other Conditions That Apply to the Scholarship?

Yes. The following additional conditions apply to the new aviation scholarship for veterans:

  1. Applicants must have applied to Aerosim Flight Academy as a new student.
  2. Funds from the scholarship may only be put towards tuition in the Airline Pilot Track.
  3. The scholarship is not transferable and has no redeemable cash value.
  4. If a student who is awarded a scholarship withdraws from the program, the scholarship is forfeited.
  5. Students cannot be awarded more than one Aesroim scholarship.
  6. Financial aid (including scholarships) are available only to those who qualify.
  7. The scholarship amounts will vary, the funds are limited, and they will only remain available until they are depleted.

How Do You Apply For the Scholarship?

If you are interested in more information or applying for Aerosim’s aviation scholarship for veterans, you can either email the Aerosim Flight Academy admissions department at admissions@afa.edu, or call them at (407) 330-7020.

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