NATF Scholarship Opportunities

In support of NATA’s mission to empower safe and successful aviation businesses, NATF (the National Air Transportation Foundation) strives to inspire and support those looking to begin or expand their careers in general aviation.

To assist in this mission, NATF offers 5 scholarships to 5 individuals each year. Explore each scholarship and the corresponding requirements below. 

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

Granted to college students in their sophomore or junior year who are enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.

Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

Granted to an initial or primary flight training student currently enrolled in an aviation program.

NATA Business Scholarship

Granted to a NATA member company employee enrolled in a continuing education program for career advancement in general aviation.

Navigate Your Future Scholarship

Granted to a graduating high school senior enrolled/accepted into an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university.

Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship

Granted to a college student, currently holding a private pilot’s license, who is enrolled in a flight program through an accredited college/university with aspirations to become a pilot.