California Aeronautical University will award a scholarship up to $150,000 to one high school senior to earn a professional pilot degree.
In an effort to help the next generation start successful careers as professional pilots, California Aeronautical Universityis proud to offer the “Dreams Take Flight Scholarship.” Awarded to one current high school senior, the Scholarship covers all of the tuition and fees associated with the University’s Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree, an award amount up to $150,000.
As a strong advocate of aviation, California Aeronautical University strives to introduce younger generations to the rewarding careers available in the aeronautical industry. This scholarship aligns with the University’s mission and can help one lucky high school student earn their professional pilot degree.
“With this scholarship, we want to engage high school students and high school counselors in ways that bring aviation careers to the forefront,” says Matthew Johnston, California Aeronautical University President. “We hope that this opportunity will show that becoming a professional pilot is within reach and not just a dream anymore.”
The Dreams Take Flight Scholarship will cover the entire cost of the three-year Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree, including tuition and minimum flight hour requirements.
Eligible scholarship recipients must be a current high school senior, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, provide two letters of recommendation and submit a personal statement in the form of an essay or video. Students must also meet the admissions requirements described in the University’s catalog. The award recipient will be chosen based on personal goals, academic interest and merit.
The scholarship application can be found online:www.calaero.edu/dreamstakeflight. The application deadline is June 10th. For complete scholarship rules, see the University catalog.
To learn more about the Dreams Take Flight Scholarship, contact California Aeronautical University at (661) 615-5915 or visit their website: www.calaero.edu/dreamstakeflight.
California Aeronautical University prepares students for exciting careers in aviation. Serving students from all over the country, the University offers professional pilot degree programs and other aviation-related training programs from its unparalleled purpose-built flight training facility at Meadows International Airport in Bakersfield, California, as well its Flight Center locations in Oxnard and San Diego, California. The University has developed career opportunities for its graduates with airlines across the nation. For information, visit www.calaero.eduor call (661) 615-5915.
Mr. Matthew A. Johnston has over 23 years of experience serving various roles in education and is currently serving as the President of California Aeronautical University. He maintains memberships and is a supporting participant with several aviation promoting and advocacy associations including University Aviation Association (UAA), Regional Airline Association (RAA), AOPA, NBAA, and EAA with the Young Eagles program. He is proud of his collaboration with airlines, aviation businesses and individual aviation professionals who are working with him to develop California Aeronautical University as a leader in educating aviation professionals.