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    Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

    Offered by National Air Transportation Association

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,500

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college student currently enrolled in an aviation program which involves flight training? If so, you may be eligible for the Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 to eligible students to be used for the express purpose of initial or primary flight training. To be eligible, applicants must have received a “B” average or better. Preference will be given to students who are residents of Kansas, Missouri, or Illinois, but residency in these states is not required. If you’re a college student currently pursuing an aviation program which involves flight training, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About National Air Transportation Association

    NATA (National Air Transportation Association) is the leading national trade association representing the business interests of general aviation service companies on legislative and regulatory matters at the federal level, while also providing education, services, and benefits to their members to help ensure their long-term economic success. NATA’s nearly 3,700 member companies provide a broad range of aeronautical services to the aviation community, including: aircraft sales and acquisitions, fuel, aircraft ground support, passenger and crew services, aircraft parking and storage, on-demand air charter, aircraft rental, flight training, aircraft maintenance and overhaul facilities, parts sales, and business aircraft and fractional ownership fleet management.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Minimum GPA

    3

    Academic Interest

    Aviation/Aerospace

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be enrolled in an aviation program that involves flight training.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Academic transcript

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship winner will be announced: May 15, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact National Air Transportation Association at [email protected].

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