Apply for an Aviation Scholarship Today!

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) is pleased to announce the Commercial Pilot Rating and Maintenance Technician Certificate Scholarships will accept new applications beginning September 1, 2016.

Applicants for the Commercial Pilot Rating Scholarship must already have obtained their private license and be enrolled in a commercial helicopter rating program at an FAA-approved Part 141 school or international equivalent. Up to four scholarships may be awarded.

Applicants for the Maintenance Technician Certificate Scholarship must already be enrolled in a maintenance technician certificate program at an FAA-approved Part 147 school or international equivalent. Up to six scholarships may be awarded.

The application deadline is midnight EST November 30, 2016.

If you are enrolled in either pilot or maintenance technician training, review the scholarship descriptions and requirements in more detail at and consider applying for an HFI scholarship. Direct scholarship questions to

Founded in 1983 and based in Alexandria, VA, Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of helicopter aviation, improving its safety, and educating the next generation. HFI annually offers up to 19 scholarships to help support students studying to become part of tomorrow’s vertical aviation industry.