What is Air Academy?

“Fun and discovery combine for an experience that young people can find nowhere else at the EAA Air Academy, a series of weeklong camps designed to introduce young people ages 12-18 to the aviation world.

Campers are engaged through a variety of hands-on activities while staying at the EAA Air Academy Lodge in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Experienced aviation instructors help them delve into flight through studies, hands-on demonstrations, flight simulation, and other exciting activities.” –EAA

The Scholarship

Each year, Chapter 92 hand-selects 1–3 Young Eagles to receive a no-cost (or almost no-cost) scholarship to attend Air Academy. Applicants are selected based on the following:

  • Passion for aviation, whether as hobby or future career
  • Commitment to EAA 92 (attend meetings, volunteer at events, etc.)
  • Eagerness to learn about aircraft and aircraft building
  • Self-driven character

We hope and intend for this scholarship to be a gateway to even further involvement in EAA 92, and the aviation community in general.

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Apply

Air Academy has been canceled for Summer 2020 due to COVID-19. If you are still interested in the program, feel free to apply for next year’s scholarship. We have reserved two spots for the 13–15 year old age group, one for July 5–10, 2020, and one for July 12–17, 2020. Please download the linked application form, fill in the highlighted information, and upload the application below. (Do not send the application to EAA directly.) Be sure to attach the Participant’s Letter of Application. The application soft deadline is March 31, 2021.

If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@EAA92.org.

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