Scholarship: One scholarship of $2000 will be awarded to a qualified resident of
DeKalb County, Illinois or an EAA 241 Member or by recommendation from an EAA
241 member for use towards flight training provided by an FAA approved flight training
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2013
About the scholarship: Dr. Wilbur O. Thompson, a long-time DeKalb resident with many interests and achieved a great deal over his lifetime, but his passion was flying. The 2013 Dr. Wilbur O. Thompson Flight Training Scholarship is presented by EAA Chapter 241, Gloria and Terry Alter, DeKalb Mechanical and Fly America flight school. EAA is an organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds. While the funds of this Flight Training Scholarship may only be used toward flight training, we encourage students with any career aspirations and educational plans to apply.
EAA is the only association that offers the fun and camaraderie of sharing your passion for participating in the flying, building, and restoring of recreational aircraft with the most passionate community of aviation enthusiasts.