Scholarships Merit-based
National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF)

Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn To Fly Scholarship

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2500 USD
United States
25 Nov 2022
Application deadline


The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF), the research and educational arm of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), offers several categories of scholarships.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to 2,500 USD ($)

Scholarship coverage

  • other


The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship was established in the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in aviation spanned 63 years. He was founder of Executive Beechcraft, headquartered in Kansas City, MO, and was twice named Beech Aircraft's Man of the Year. The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual flight training scholarship to a qualified individual.

Applicable programmes


The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, in the amount is $2,500, is to be used for the express purpose of initial or primary flight training.


Applicants of the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship must be:

  • A college student currently enrolled in an aviation program
  • A high academic achiever with a "B" average or better
  • Recommended by an aviation professional, although direct applications are acceptable
  • Residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois will be given preference

Scholarship requirements


Aerospace Engineering


United States


226 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

25 Nov 2022

Interested students must complete an application and submit it along with the following required documents NO LATER than the last Friday in November.

  • Applicants MUST download the Appraisal and Endorsement Form before beginning the application process. This is required to complete the online application.
  • Applications not including the required documents indicated on the application will not be considered.

All information received becomes the property of NATF, is considered confidential, and is reviewed only by the screening committee and NATF officials.

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