To attract new talent to the industry, Helicopter Foundation International is sponsoring Commercial Helicopter Rating Scholarships for International Students in USA. International Students can apply for these scholarships. Up to four (4) Scholarships are offered. This scholarship, funded by the HFI and supporting organizations and individuals, provides up to $5,000 to assist a candidate, who currently holds a private helicopter pilot license to obtain a commercial helicopter rating. The application deadline is December 31, 2013.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to obtain a commercial helicopter rating.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for Commercial Helicopter Pilot training.
Scholarship Provider: Helicopter Foundation International
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: The student has successfully completed the required coursework and has been licensed and received an FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate from a certified FAA Part 141 school or international equivalent. International Students can apply.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International Students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: In answer to the helicopter industry’s need for qualified pilots and in an effort to attract new talent to the industry, Helicopter Foundation International is sponsoring four Commercial Helicopter Pilot Scholarships. Payment of scholarship monies is conditional upon receipt of supporting documentation from the attended school that the student has successfully completed the required coursework and has been licensed and received an FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate from a certified FAA Part 141 school or international equivalent. If the school has not been compensated by the student, the HFI will make payment to the institution on behalf of the student, up to the maximum limit of the scholarship awarded.
Number of award(s): Up to four (4) scholarships will be offered.
Duration of award(s): Winners will be required to complete their training and receive their rating within one year of date of acceptance and abide by all scholarship rules.
What does it cover? $5,000 is awarded for each scholarship. Scholarship funds will only be applied to tuition costs. Scholarship winners are responsible for their own transportation and ancillary expenses (books, meals, lodging).
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Winners will be notified by phone and by mail
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically and post. These documents should also be mailed:
-Proof of enrollment in a certified FAA Part 141 school helicopter pilot training program, or international equivalent;
-A clear copy of any and all FAA or International Equivalent Certificate(s);
-A current resume;
-Three current letters of recommendation from individuals such as employers, flight instructors, or others within the industry who can attest to your background, training and experience as it relates to aviation;
-Two references (e.g., employers, professional or community organizations);
-A summary of 300 words or more describing why you want to be a helicopter pilot;
-A letter from your school certifying that they are an FAA certified Part 141 school or international equivalent.
-International applicants must also provide proof of foreign citizenship.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 31, 2013.