Kurt Mason Aviation Education Scholarship

To provide a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student seeking education and career opportunites in aviation or aerospace fields.

Application Criteria:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident.
  • Be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college, university, or flight school as an undergraduate in one of the following programs:
    Flight training program
    a. Accredited college or university for an aviation degree
    b. Accredited college for Airframe & Powerplant certification
    c. Aerospace labor training program
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have an enrollment status equal to at least a half-time (6 credit hrs) student or be enrolled as a flight training student.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or show satisfactory flight training progress.
  • Application Process:
    Applicant must submit the following items:
    a. Completed scholarship application form.
    b. A two-page, double-sided essay, describing your academic and career goals, and explain why you are interesting in pursing a pilot certificate or degree in aviation.
  • Participate in a live interview (if selected from qualifying applications).


Deadline for the application is Saturday, April 20, 2019. Applications postmarked after this date will be considered.

Questions? Please contact us at paine-scholarship@wpaflys.org

Scholarship Flier
2019 Scholarship Application