1-26 Association Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements


The 1-26 Association is seeking to assist student glider pilots under the age of 18 to attain their Glider Private Pilot rating. The scholarship funds of up to $1000 may be used at any gliderport, commercial or club. The applicant must have successfully passed the FAA Knowledge Test for Glider Pilot, or be seeking a glider add-on rating, and have had at least three glider training flights with a CFIG.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • A current photo of the applicant, preferably with a 1-26 glider.
  • An essay of 500 words or less explaining your goals, how this scholarship will help you meet your goals, your soaring accomplishments to date, associated soaring activities, and how soaring a 1-26 will fit into your pursuit of a glider private license.
  • A scanned copy of your latest logbook entry, or current FAA Private Pilot license, that shows total flights and hours.
  • Evidence that you have passed the FAA Knowledge Test for Glider Pilots (not required for add-on rating)
  • A letter of recommendation from your primary CFIG.
  • The name and address of the gliderport where you train.

All of the above application requirements are be submitted via e-mail PDF format (except photo in JPG or PNG), with attachments, to the President, 1-26 Association at pres@126association.org


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