Announcement & Update (June 2024)


EAA Chapter 240 is reopening the scholarship application process, and is planning on offering three flight training scholarships, as follows:
One powered flight training scholarship of up to $11000
One powered flight training scholarship of up to $4000
One glider training scholarship of up to $2000

Candidates must meet the following criteria:
US Citizen and resident of the tristate area.
Minimum of age 15 for glider training
Age 16-19 for powered flight training
Possession of a student pilot certificate
Possession of FAA medical certificate (private pilot students)
Be able to begin their flight training at New Garden Flying Field within 60 days of receiving the award (if not already started)

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who are former Young Eagles, EAA student members, and actively participating in the EAA Flight Plan.

If selected, the scholarship recipient will have to comply with the following requirements:
Partake in two hours of chapter volunteer service per month, such as:
Young Eagles rally volunteering.
Volunteer at pancake breakfast/fly-ins
Chapter build project support
Chapter gathering participation
Chapter social media and website maintenance
Submit regular progress reports during monthly check-ins
Reach designated flight training milestones, as outlined by the training timeline

We wil have additional information posted here shortly. Meanwhile, if you have questions write us at