The following scholarships are offered by IAC to promote aerobatic training and education.

  • IAC CP Aviation Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship in Memory of Vicki Cruse

    This scholarship aims to promote aviation safety through unusual attitude and aerobatic training. The applicant must be a member of IAC and hold a private pilot certificate. Scholarship amount: $3100 (no cash value).  Deadline June 30.

  • Greg Koontz Airshows Aerobatic Instructor Scholarship in Memory of Bobby Younkin

    This scholarship aims to promote and improve the aerobatic instruction field. The scholarship will be offered to any CFI as an aerobatic instructor course if already aerobatic experienced or as a basic aerobatic course to a CFI with no aerobatic experience. A tailwheel endorsement and current flight instructor certificate are strictly required. Scholarship amount $3600 (no cash value)  Deadline June 30.


Other Scholarship Links*





 Figure 1 Foundation

The Figure 1 Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to aviation scholarships. The foundation acts as a conduit between investors and determined individuals pursuing a career in aviation.

Our mission is to educate, enable, and inspire the general aviation community at the grassroots level in order to promote change in safety and growth in the aviation industry as a whole.



International Council of Air Shows Foundation 

ICAS offers numerous scholarships for pilots, instructors and performers.

* These links do not constitute an endorsement by IAC.



Updated 05-21-23 LP