2021 CABA Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Are you someone who loves aviation? Do you want to be a pilot, aircraft technician, flight attendant, scheduler/dispatcher, or airport manager? Are you currently a student or a professional that is on the path but needs some support to move forward?

The Colorado Aviation Business Association is committed to developing the talent pool for future generations of aviation professionals, and we want to help make your dreams come true! Below on this page you will find the scholarship application requirements for 2021. 

PLEASE NOTE: Those wishing to use the funds for initial or advanced flight training must include in their essay a stated intent to pursue a career pathway to General and Business Aviation (not the airlines). Applicants must be Colorado residents and the scholarship funds must be used for a Colorado-based aviation training program.

Selection of scholarship recipients will be based on the overall quality of the application, giving weight to the essay and career intentions of the applicant. Awards not to exceed $3,000.

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 pm Friday, December 17, 2021.

Applying for the scholarship
The following are required by the Education/Outreach Committee to determine the awarding of the 2020 CABA Foundation scholarships:
  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Colorado. A valid Colorado driver’s license may need to be documented in order to provide proof of the applicant’s residency.
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate that the scholarship will be used for continued aviation training at an institution based in Colorado.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher, if the applicant is a full time student. If applicant is not a full time student, a resume is required.

Applicants are required to submit the following:
  • Completed CABA Student Scholarship Form (Download here).
  • ONE Essay of 250 words or less on the following Topic: Why do you desire a career in business aviation? Be specific as to the field of study you wish to you enter.
  • Definition of training or schooling that the scholarship will be used for. This may be included in the essay.
  • Two (2) Letters of Reference.
  • One copy of your current resume or transcript.

Application materials must be submitted to the CABA Foundation Scholarship Committee via email:

To: scholarships@mycaba.org

Subject line: 2021 CABA Scholarship

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 PM MST Friday, December 17, 2021

Applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the 2022 application period.

Scholarship awards will be presented in person in January 2022. Winners will be notified of the details.

If you have questions or would like to speak to someone directly, please email us at scholarships@mycaba.org and someone in the CABA Foundation Scholarship Committee will get back to you.
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