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Awards and Scholarships

Royal International Air Tattoo
The RAF Charitable Trust is developing a number of Awards and Scholarships open to serving airmen, cadets, and members of the wider RAF family.

Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo

Engineering Scholarships​

Sixth Form​

Arkwright Scholarships are annually awarded bursaries for sixth formers with a demonstrated interest in and an ability to pursue, an aerospace engineering (or related discipline) or an aviation or RAF career, but whose family circumstances limit their ability to pursue their education.​

Adventurous Training Award​

University Air Squadrons​

The RAFCT Inspire Adventure award is an annual competition between UASs to plan a challenging adventurous training activity. These plans are presented to a panel and the winners are awarded funds to embark on their expedition.

Apply through 6FTS

Flying Scholarships​

RAF Junior Ranks and Junior Officers (non-aircrew)​

Young JRs (Junior Ranks Pilot Scholarship Scheme) and JOs (Junior Officer Pilot Scholarship Scheme) are able to gain flying experience towards a LAPL at their local associated flying club. Some of these successful scholars will also get further flying training as part of the Top-Up Scheme.​

Apply through​

Disabled Veteran/Family​

Up to two annual scholarships through The Flying Scholarships for Disabled People charity are awarded to an individual who has served in the Royal Air Force or who is a dependant or a member of the wider RAF family.​

Apply through 

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