The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF), the research and educational arm of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), offers several categories of scholarships.
Scholarship Selection Process
Pioneers of Flight Scholarship
is 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. Our
Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship
is granted to an initial or primary flight training student currently enrolled in an aviation program. Our
NATA Business Scholarship
is granted to a NATA member company employee enrolling in a continuing education program for career advancement in general aviation. Our
Navigate Your Future Scholarship
is granted to a graduating high school senior enrolled/accepted into an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university. Finally, our
Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship
is 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.
Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly
If you don't qualify for any of our scholarships listed above or you would like to view additional scholarships, please visit the University Aviation Association
. Good luck!
NATF relies solely on member contributions. Click here
to make a tax deductible contribution.