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Air League Flying Scholarships

The Air League has 90 years experience in actively supporting British aviation. Its aim is 'to promote the cause of British Aviation'. From its inception the League has sought to develop air-mindedness among Britain's young people. Since its foundation in 1909, the League has done much to foster British aviation. The Parliamentary Aerospace Group (PAG) is represented by all parties of both Houses of Parliament and brings together those involved in aviation with politicians; and to raise the profile of British aviation generally by providing a forum for discussion of topical issues. The South Warwickshire Flying School is a member of the Parliamentary Aerospace Group and has represented its cause at every meeting since 1998.

The South Warwickshire Flying School is a corporate member of the Air League and conducts the Trusts residential flying scholarship courses in the area. Each year the Trust awards a number of scholarships. The Conditions are as follows:

Selection Procedure

Application & Awards

Full details on the Scholarship Courses can be accessed at:


Royal Air Force Association Flying Scholarships

For over eight years the RAF Association has awarded Flying Scholarships to members of the Air Cadet Organisation and the Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets as a way of saying a huge thank you for all the support that both organisations grant them throughout the year with their fund raising functions and events.  The aim of the scholarship is assist worthy cadets with their desire to achieving their Private Pilots Licence.  Here is a link to the web site -

South Warwickshire Flying School is equally proud to be tasked to conduct the five scholarships awarded annually.  One overall winning cadet will receive a course of 35 hours flying and the four runners-up will each receive 12 hours flying which should allow them to achieve their first solo flight or to advance further through the syllabus.  In follow-up to last years awards, the Air League Education Trust may grant some of the runners-up with additional awards.

The 2019 Flying Scholarship Scheme is now open for applications.  If you're interested, please read through carefully the Terms and Conditions and then download the Application Form and ensure you meet the requirements before submitting the application.

A selection of former award winners who successfully completed their courses are shown below: