SoCal Aviation Association

Scholarships & Awards

The Southern California Aviation Association’s (SCAA) mission is to support, promote and coalesce the community and industry as a vital and growing asset to the Southern California Region, balancing economic development with quality of life. SCAA has a voice at the local, state and regional levels, and is proactive and effective in supporting aviation on behalf of its members. SCAA encourages young people to become involved in aviation and established scholarships to financially support keen students intending to pursue a career in aviation. SCAA also encourages aviation professionals to enhance their career through various training opportunities and professional awards.

We are excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the future of business aviation in Southern California.

Current Opportunities

Thanks to our members and supporters, SCAA is proud to offer the following professional and educational opportunities to applicants whose focus is on aviation.

  • SCAA Wings Award- Looking for nomination letters for the Wings Award
    The SCAA Wings Award honors outstanding contribution to the aviation community. It promotes and supports excellence in aviation.
  • ProFlight CJ Type Rating Award (2017 Coming Soon)
    Must meet requirements for ATP

  • SCAA Educational Fall Scholarship Opportunities (Coming Soon)
    Open to Southern California residents currently enrolled or accepted into an accredited two-year college or four-year university who are studying aviation related curricula. Applicants must have a minimum 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have completed flight training through at least the private pilot “solo” phase or begun serious studies in another aviation discipline (e.g. aircraft maintenance or air traffic control). 

  • CAE CJ Flight Training Award (Coming Soon)
    Must meet requirements for ATP
  • CAE Maintenance Training Award (Coming Soon)
    Citation 500, 550, or 650 series, or equivalent value on alternative airframes, on which CAE offers technical training.

All applicants must reside in Southern California (San Diego to Santa Barbara)   

Click Here To Apply (Coming soon)

Helpful hints to include in your essay:

  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years
  • How this will personally effect you
  • Volunteering efforts
  • What is your passion for Corporate Aviation
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