Approximately 92% of all students attending Baylor receive some type of financial aid so be sure to check out all of your options thoroughly. Visit Baylor’s Student Financial Services webpage on financial aid for more information on all things related to the subject. Be sure to explore the broad range of scholarship and grant opportunties while you’re there!
Aviation Related Scholarships
The program students have access to the same merit or need-based scholarships, grants, part-time student employment and student loans that others have access to, but can also apply to additional sources (some listed on this page) for applicable aviation based scholarships. These can be applied to the general cost of attendance which may also include the flight training expenses.
Baylor Institute for Air Science is a member institution in organizations such as the University Aviation Association (UAA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and Women in Aviation, International (WAI). Students in Aviation Sciences program need only contact the department for membership numbers when applying for scholarships offered by these groups.
The Greater Waco Aviation Alliance often awards a scholarship to college students pursuing a degree in aviation at Baylor University, Texas State Technical College – Waco, or McLennan Community College. Please contact them directly for more information.
General aviation advocacy groups such as the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and Experimental Aircraft Association offer various scholarships to their members in the pursuit of pilot licenses/ratings or an aviation education, and the Airport Minority Advisory Council or AMAC, has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to college students since 1998. Any high school student or undergraduate student accepted or enrolled at an approved college or university may apply. Membership may be required; please follow the links above or contact these organizations directly for more information.