HFI 2018 Scholarships — Apply Now!

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, annually offers up to 19 scholarships to help support students studying to become part of tomorrow’s helicopter industry. If you meet the eligibility requirements listed below, HFI encourages you to apply at rotor.org/scholarships. HFI is here to help you achieve your dream!

Eligibility Requirements:

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Rating Scholarship:

  • Have a private helicopter license
  • Be enrolled in a commercial helicopter pilot rating program at an FAA-approved Part 141 school or international equivalent 
  • Expect to receive your commercial helicopter pilot rating after January 1, 2018 (if you will receive your rating before this date, you are not eligible to apply). 

Bill Sanderson Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship:

  • Be about to graduate from an FAA-approved Part 147 aviation maintenance technician (AMT) school, or be a recent recipient (within the last two years) of an airframe and powerplant (A&P) certificate
  • If you are a non-U.S. citizen, have your respective country’s FAA-equivalent tests completed andprovide proof of foreign citizenship. 

Maintenance Technician Certificate Scholarship:

  • Be enrolled in a maintenance technician certificate program at an FAA-approved Part 147 school or international equivalent
  • Expect to receive your maintenance technician certificate after January 1, 2018 (if you will receive your certificate before this date, you are not eligible to apply). 

Michelle North Scholarship for Safety:

  • Have your commercial pilot rating 
  • Demonstrate an outstanding aptitude for safe flying and aviation best practices. 

All applications must be submitted by midnight EST, November 30, 2017. Questions? Email scholarships@rotor.org.