Six pilot scholarships announced

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots has released details of six scholarships it will offer in 2016 for the Australian region.

The organisation, which has qualified pilots, navigators and rear crew as members but is not a trade union, says two scholarships worth more than $1,000 are sponsored by Assessment Services Limited – one scholarship is towards the cost of the Commercial Pilot Licence Examinations and a second towards the cost of the Airline Transport Pilot Licence Examinations.

A further two scholarships are sponsored by Aerowasp Helicopters worth either $1,500 or $1,200 towards the cost of obtaining the Certificate IV in Aviation (Commercial Helicopter Pilot).

Honourable Company of Air Pilots logo.
Honourable Company of Air Pilots logo.

Advanced Flight Theory is sponsoring one scholarship worth $3,980 to cover the cost of one ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence) theory course, comprised of full-time classes on the Sunshine Coast and self-study distance learning.

And Online Aviation Theory is sponsoring one scholarship worth $1,250 for a guided self study course up to ATPL theory level delivered online.

More details can be found on the association’s website.