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FMA Solo Program

Offered by Flying Musicians Association, Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 2, 2023
Multiple awards worth

Flight Training & Resources

Grade level

High School Juniors & Seniors

Application deadline:

January 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school music student interested in learning how to fly? If so, consider applying for the FMA Solo Program! The program is open to high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for music, and aviation, and are interested in participating in a Flight Training program.

The program is offered by the Flying Musicians Association (FMA), a nonprofit organization for pilots who are also musicians of any sort. FMA believes that musicians and pilots share a similar skill set and thus intends to further interest in both through the program. Thus, since 2014, the program has offered flight training, training materials, a sponsored student membership in FMA, and other benefits to winning applicants. If you are passionate about both music and aviation, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to high school juniors or seniors who are nominated by a music director/teacher. Applicants must be able to obtain a 3rd Class FAA medical, state-issued driver's license or equivalent in addition to meeting the requirements below.

Grade Level

High School Juniors & Seniors

Academic Interest

Aviation/Aerospace, Music

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, mail your online application, a nomination form, and the below application materials to [email protected].

500-word essay

Letter of Recommendation


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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Flying Musicians Association, Inc. at educat[email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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