Aircraft Mechanic Scholarship
Would you like to receive an scholarship for aircraft mechanic training? Do you know a high school senior interested in becoming an aircraft mechanic? Epic Fight Academy will award two (2) $20,000 Aircraft Mechanic Scholarships in Nov. 2023. These will go to high school seniors to attend our Aircraft Mechanic Program to become an aviation maintenance technician. We will present this scholarship as part of our 8th Annual Aviation Scholarship awards.
What is the deadline to apply for the Aircraft Mechanic Scholarship?
The deadline to apply for the aircraft mechanic scholarship is October 1, 2023. We ask you to provide the following:
- Upload PDF document containing Community Service Involvement & Extracurricular Activities, including Organization/Affiliation, Date and Duration, and Location
- Upload PDF document containing responses to both of the following Short Essay prompts:
- Short Essay 1: What personal attributes would you look for in a scholarship applicant?
- Short Essay 2: What is your motivation for your aircraft mechanic goals? (Include your goals.)
- Upload 2 Letters of Recommendation: At least one must be from a high school teacher, counselor, coach, or other school official. Both Letters of Recommendation may be from teachers, counselors, coaches, or other school officials. Letters of Recommendation must not be from anyone related to you, including a guardian. Letters of Recommendation should be from adults who have served in a supervisory role to you. Please ensure that the Letters of Recommendation include the reference’s contact information.
- Create YouTube Video: In two minutes or less, creatively explain why you feel that you are the strongest candidate to receive a scholarship. Upload the video to YouTube, and be prepared to provide the link in the application.
- Upload Aviation-Related Photo: Provide us with an aviation-related photo of yourself in either jpg, jpeg, or png file format. If you win, we will share your photo on our website and in other scholarship materials.
Who is eligible to apply?
The following requirements must be met to qualify for the Aircraft Mechanic Scholarship:
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- High school senior graduating in 2024
- You must be able to start training within 12 months of receiving the scholarship.
- Recipient must be able to utilize the scholarship within 24 months.
- Students must have consistent, reliable transportation to attend Epic Flight Academy or be willing to relocate here during training.
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
We welcome sponsorship at all levels to support scholarships and offer many sponsor benefits!