application window for aviation scholarships now open Press Release | March 1, 2022

Estimated reading time 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

The Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship, which will provide four students $1,000 each towards their aviation training, is now open for applications.

After its initial launch in 2014, a total of 30 aviation students have been awarded the scholarship, many of whom are now making a positive impact in the aviation community.

The Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship is awarded to four students enrolled in an accredited collegiate aviation program in the United States during the 2022 – 2023 school year. Image

Applications must include a short essay and applicants have the option to include a letter of recommendation. This essay should detail the applicant’s interest in aviation, future career path, and how they intend to complete their aviation program.

Scholarship recipients will be required to maintain a weekly blog in which they highlight their experiences with flight training, course work, and their continued participation in the aviation community.

Recipients will also have the opportunity to contribute articles to the aviation news section. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with the company’s editorial team to hone their writing skills, learn reporting techniques, and enhance their personal brand through the company’s social media platforms.

In 2021, students from St. Louis University (Grace Kane), Liberty University (Markus Jantzon), Florida Institute of Technology (Selise Askeland), and the University of North Dakota (Caroline Kelly) were selected by the scholarship committee to receive the scholarship.

These four students have contributed regularly to, writing articles that have reached thousands across the aviation industry and propelled their writing capabilities to the next level.

“We are proud to offer this scholarship program again this year as a way to support future leaders in the aviation industry,” said Jeffrey Carrithers, President and CEO of “We are excited to be able to offer the next generation of aviation professionals the necessary means to further their educations.”

The scholarship committee is encouraging qualified and passionate aviation students to apply before the deadline of Aug. 15, 2022. Scholarship winners will be notified no later than Sept. 1 of their selection and acceptance into the program.

The application can be accessed at

Colleges or students that would like more information about the program can contact former Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship recipient and current curator Addi Hemphill (

This press release was prepared and distributed by

Notice a spelling mistake or typo?

Click on the button below to send an email to our team and we will get to it as soon as possible.

Report an error or typo

Have a story idea you would like to suggest?

Click on the button below to send an email to our team and we will get to it as soon as possible.

Suggest a story

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *