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2022 Scholarship Program


The Honourable Company of Air Pilots is pleased to announce the availability of the scholarships listed below.

Advanced Flight Theory is a Registered Training Organisation offering the highest quality, fully accredited Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) theory courses. Advanced Flight Theory will offer one scholarship that covers the cost of their full time ATPL theory course valued at $5,350.00

Southern Cross Flight Simulator Services, based at Goolwa Airport, approximately 65 Kms south of Adelaide, provides Instrument Rating Instruction in their CASA certified ELITE AT11i Simulator. SCFSS will provide four scholarships comprising 20 hours of instruction provided by one of the most experienced pilot/ instructors you are likely to encounter as the initial training towards an instrument rating and are worth $2600.00 each. The aircraft element will have to be undertaken at a flying school of your choice.

Aviation Australia is a world class, registered training organisation, offering courses in cabin crew, engineering and pilot training to aspiring individuals, looking to pursue a career in the aviation industry.

Aviation Australia are pleased to offer a place on one of their Multi Crew Cooperation courses designed to provide you with the team skills you need to work effectively as a pilot on a modern-day flight deck in a multi-crew airline environment. At the end of the week long course you will receive a formal Certificate of Completion as well as logbook endorsement of competence. Many airlines consider completion of this course as an advantage in pilot applicants. The nominal value of the course is $6,000.

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots, Education Trust is supported by the membership of the Honourable Company Air Pilots, Australian Region. The Education Trust will provide a number of scholarships that best match the needs of deserving applicants.


Applications for the 2022 Scholarship Program can be submitted via our on-line application form at this link.

Applications must be submitted no later than 17:00 AEST, 15 May 2022. Short listed candidates can expect to be interviewed during June and scholarships will be awarded by 30 June for use over the following 12 months.

If you have any queries regarding our scholarships please contact us at:

2022 Gliding Scholarship

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots is pleased to announce the availability of a gliding scholarship, to be offered through the Adelaide Soaring Club, to the value of $1,500.

This scholarship is open to applicants under the age of 30 with a keen interest in aviation, and a strong desire to pursue an aviation career. No previous flying experience is required.

To apply, download the scholarship terms and conditions and follow the application process outlined within the document.

Gliding Scholarship Application

Queensland Academic Awards

In conjunction with Aerospace Gateway to Industry Schools Program and Griffith University

The Queensland Working Group of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, in partnership with Aviation Australia and Airways Aviation sponsor a number of awards through the Queensland Aerospace Gateway to Industry Program and Griffith University.

Aviation High Pilot Excellence Award, sponsored by the Queensland Working Group.

Prof Bates, Head of the School of Aviation, University of Southern Queensland has generously donated an hour’s jet familiarisation flight in their B737 simulator to the winner. This award is presented annually.

The Aviation Safety Studies Award  is presented annually to the most outstanding student at the School of Aviation, Griffith University.

Aviation Australia is a world class, registered training organisation, established by the Queensland State Government to support the development and growth of aviation and aerospace industries in both the Australian and international markets. They specialise in  delivering training in aircraft maintenance engineering, cabin crew, pilot and remote pilot courses.

With Pilot Training Academies and Aviation Foundation Schools in key locations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, Airways Aviation has more than 30 years of world-class flight training experience to meet the rapid growth in demand for commercial pilots locally.