Do you have A DEMONSTRATED* PASSION for AVIATION?
Do you Live in NEW ENGLAND? (MA, NH, RI, CT, VT, ME)
Will you be AGE 16-18 in LATE JULY 2013? (or within 4 weeks after?)
When we say we're looking for a DEMONSTRATED AVIATION PASSION, we want to know what ACTION an applicant has taken about their professed passion, not just words of dreams. Our winners each demonstrated a true passion for aviation as you'll see in the documents for each winner (Go to the winner page (link below), then click next to a winner's name for a page which has more info about why that youth was selected as a scholarship winner.)
2013 EAA Chapter 106 YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP
to the EAA ADVANCED AIR ACADEMY in Oshkosh, WI
FEB.1 UPDATE: 2013 APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Info about the 2013 WINNERS has been posted.
If you missed this year's scholarship, check back in
June-July 2013 for news of our 2014 scholarship.
Meanwhile, here are the 2013 links: (FAQ, WINNERS, etc)
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship FLYER
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship GUIDELINES and CHECKLIST
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship ON-LINE APPLICATION
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship CONSENT FORM
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship FAQ PAGE
CLICK HERE for our 2013 EAA106 Youth Scholarship FUNDRAISING STATUS
CLICK HERE re our PRIOR EAA106 Youth Scholarship WINNER
CLICK HERE re PRIOR EAA Advanced Air Academy PICTURES (as a slideshow)
IF any link fails to open properly, try this page in another browser program, such as:
CHROME MOZZILLA OPERA SAFARI < all are also available at CNET
APPLICATION DEADLINES & SCHEDULE:
ON-LINE APPLICATION - SUBMIT completed form by: JANUARY 31, 2013
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION - (letter of recommendation, parent's form, grades, etc)
if via e-mail - send by: FEBRUARY 5, 2013
if via snail-mail - postmark by: FEBRUARY 5, 2013
EAA106 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE DECISION: FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Winner(s) must complete EAA's camp application on-line MARCH 31, 2013
EAA AIR ACADEMY-required paperwork (incl medical) TBD - approx early June '13
LINKS to info about the EAA Advanced Air Academy:
ADVANCED AIR ACADEMY
EAA AIR ACADEMY FAQ
NOTE: Application for the EAA106 scholarship MUST be made using OUR on-line form (link below).
There are links to other scholarships at the camp link, but ours is separate from EAA scholarships.
DATE of aviation camp our scholarship covers:
EAA's Advanced Air Academy Session #1: JULY 23-31, 2013 in OSHKOSH, WI
WHO may apply:
Youth who live in New England (MA, NH, RI, CT, VT, ME)
NOTE: EAA does have four types of aviation camps -- for ages 12-13, 14-15, 16-18, & 16-19.
Our scholarship is only for the 16-18 "Advanced" camp - Only Session #1 for 2013.
For links to ALL the camps, go to: AIR ACADEMY OVERVIEW
WHAT our scholarship includes:
Full AVIATION CAMP TUITION ($1,210) (which covers the instruction,
workshops, lodging, meals, snacks, and aircraft flights) during the one-week camp ...
PLUS: AIRFARE (est $500-600) for a reasonable schedule flight from a major airport
in NEW ENGLAND to Appleton, WI and ground transportation (by EAA) to the camp.
NOTE: No money will be awarded.
Tuition & airline tickets will be paid directly by EAA Chapter 106.
CHECKLIST for our scholarship:
This checklist is part of our more encompassing GUIDELINES & CHECKLIST
1) __ REQUIRED: ON-LINE application – Contact info, ESSAY QUESTIONS, and more
2) __ REQUIRED: SIGNED Consent Form – Signed by applicant & a parent – Email or Snailmail
3) __ REQUIRED: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION – from an adult outside of your family
4) __ REQUIRED: GRADES – most recent, official high school (or 1st year college) grades
5) __ OPTIONAL: RESUME including both academic and extracurricular activities & achievements
6) __ OPTIONAL: ESSAY to supplement (not in lieu of) required essays (E1-E5) on the application
7) __ OPTIONAL: ADDITIONAL INFO for a specific essay question or info the form doesn't cover.