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IAC Offers Flight Training Scholarships
May 10, 2018 - Three scholarships are available to International Aerobatic Club members to aid in aerobatic flight training. The IAC CP Aviation Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship in Memory of Vicki Cruse, Greg Koontz Airshows Aerobatic Instructor Scholarship in Memory of Bobby Younkin, and Douglas Yost Memorial Aerobatic Scholarship Grant are open for applications until June 30. The recipients of the three scholarships will be announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, and the recipients do not need to be present.
The IAC CP Aviation Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship in Memory of Vicki Cruse promotes aviation safety through unusual attitude and aerobatic training. The scholarship includes training for stall/spin awareness, in-flight emergencies, and basic aerobatics. The course will be taught in a Citabria and Decathlon.The recipient must be a member of IAC and hold a private pilot certificate.
Scholarship amount: $3,100 (no cash value). Learn more and apply >>
The Greg Koontz Airshows Aerobatic Instructor Scholarship in Memory of Bobby Younkin consists of an eight-flight training program at Greg Koontz Aerobatics for CFIs who have some tangible experience in aerobatics and have demonstrated that they are interested in offering aerobatic instruction. The program is not an initial aerobatic course. All required ground school is included as well as a four-night, all-inclusive stay at Sky Country Lodge. The recipient would only be responsible for travel to and from the school. Greg Koontz Aerobatics has partnered with the International Aerobatic Club to promote and administer the scholarship program.
Scholarship amount: $3,600 (no cash value). Learn more and apply >>
The Douglas Yost Memorial Aerobatic Scholarship Grant is administered by Chapter 78 of the International Acrobatic Club. The scholarship is named for Doug Yost, an aspiring young career pilot who was a rising star in aerobatic competition. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote aviation safety through aerobatic training. Training must be conducted at a facility approved by the Chapter 78 scholarship committee, and training must be completed within a 12-month period from receiving the grant. The recipient must be a well-rounded member of his or her community, with the basic flying skills and potential to benefit from this type of training. The recipient should be enrolled in college or be a recent graduate.
Scholarship amount: $2,000 (no cash value). Learn more and apply >>