National Air Transportation Foundation
$2,500 annually, non-renewable. Please note all checks will be made payable to the applicable training institute and the scholarship recipient.
One award offered annually.
NATA is dedicated to promoting safety, professionalism, education and training as a means for individuals to advance their careers. The annual NATA Business Scholarship Award is to be used for continuing education for employees of NATA member companies. All applicable studies should be directly related to furthering the skills applicable to working at an FBO, charter company maintenance facility or flight school. Applicable training includes any aviation maintenance program under the aegis of Part 147 or 65; any pilot certificate or rating under Part 61 or 141; and any aviation-related two-year, four-year or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university. In addition, the NATA Strategic Management for Aviation Service Firms, held yearly at the Transportation Center/Northwestern University, qualifies for applicable training. The applicant should also possess a Student Pilot certificate (or higher), with a third-class medical certificate, if applying for pilot certificates or ratings.
Applications are available online from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit a descriptive, 500-word essay or ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.