EAA Chapter 179 Scholarships

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!  Deadline February 15, 2019

EAA Chapter 179 Aviation Scholarship Program 

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 179 awards scholarships each year to applicants 25 years of age or less, currently seeking aviation education such as flight training, A&P certification, etc. The amount and number of grants are determined by our Board of Directors each year, contingent on funding available. Funds are paid directly to the school/instructor on behalf of the recipient.      Scholarships Download the flyer

Online Application 

All applications to be completed online.

Questions?  Send to scholarships@eaa179.org

NEW!   Chapter 179 has applied to EAA’s Ray Aviation Fund Scholarship program.  Candidates for the EAA 179 Scholarship may also be eligible for this $10,000 flight training scholarship if our chapter is accepted.  Read about eligibility requirements for Ray Scholars HERE.

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We encourage and accept donations of any amount to our general scholarship fund,  the Bob Hartman Memorial Scholarship, or Jay Schmitt Memorial Scholarship funds. Chapter 179 is a 501c(3) tax exempt charitable organization.  Thus, all donations are fully TAX DEDUCTIBLE. To send a check, make it out to “EAA  179 Scholarship”  and mail to EAA Chapter 179; P.O. Box 3583; Albuquerque, NM 87190.

For scholarships to EAA’s Air Academy, click here.


Meet our 2017 Recipients – click for presentation

2017 Aviation Scholarship Recipients:  $1500

  • Zachary Andrews – Jay Schmitt Memorial Scholarship
  • Nathan Mendoza – Bob Hartman Memorial Scholarship
  • Ryan Moloney – EAA 179 Aviation Scholarship
  • Nicholas Pashenkov – EAA 179 Aviation Scholarship
  • Kasia Segieda – EAA 179 Aviation Scholarship

2017 EAA Advanced Air Academy Tuition Recipients:  $1455

  • Larissa “Lacey” Stickney
  • Sam Baczkewicz