2018 CABA Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Are you someone who loves aviation? Do you want to be a pilot, mechanic, flight attendant, scheduler/dispatcher, or airport manager? Are you currently a student or a professional that is on the path but needs some support to move forward?

The Colorado Aviation Business Association and its Foundation want to help make your dreams come true!

We are announcing the annual scholarship eligibility criteria for 2018. Our purpose is to provide funding to students and professionals who are looking to start and/or expand their training, education, etc within the field of Aviation with a pathway to General and Business Aviation. Scholarship amount and awarding will be based on the defined need of the applicant, not to exceed $3,000.

Applying for the scholarship
The following are required by the Education/Outreach Committee to determine the awarding of the 2018 CABA Foundation scholarships:
  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Colorado. A valid Colorado driver’s license may need to be documented in order to provide proof of the applicant’s residency.
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate that the scholarship will be used for continued aviation training at an institution based in Colorado.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher, if the applicant is a full time student.

Applicants are also required to provide the following:
  • Completed CABA Student Scholarship Form (Download here).
  • Definition of training or schooling that the scholarship will be used for - may be included in the essay.
  • Two (2) Letters of Reference.
  • A copy of current resume/transcript.
  • ONE Essay of 250 words or less on the following topic:

Topic: Why do you desire a career in business aviation? Be specific to the field of study you wish to you enter.

Application materials must be submitted to the CABA Foundation Scholarship Committee via electronic format:

To: scholarships@mycaba.org

Subject line: 2018 CABA Foundation Scholarship Fund

APPLICATION DEADLINE is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 12 Midnight MST.

Scholarships will be awarded at the 8th Annual CABA-VFW Holiday Charity Airlift on December 9, 2018. Location to be announced.

If you have questions or would like to speak to someone directly, please email us at scholarships@mycaba.org and someone in the CABA Foundation Scholarship Committee will get back to you.
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