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UCM Aviation and Envoy Air and Gojet Partnerships.
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AABI International

UCM undergraduate aviation programs are accredited through AABI.


Scholarships for Aviation Students

Aviation students should be advised that flight costs are not included in tuition or fees. They are determined on an hourly basis for aircraft and flight instruction, and are in addition to tuition, fees and any other incidental expenses that are normally charged for enrollment. Flight costs can cost about $55,000 during a four-year undergraduate program.

At UCM, we recognize the importance of keeping your education affordable. There are a number of campus-wide scholarships, as well as awards and scholarships for students in the Department of Aviation. Flight costs can be intimidating, but there are opportunities to help finance your education.

UCM Foundation Scholarships

UCM Foundation offers numerous scholarships for UCM students. Generally, these scholarship applications are due March 1 of every year unless otherwise specified. Incoming freshmen can also apply for these scholarships.

Department of Aviation Scholarships

Future Freshmen Scholarships
Transfer Student Scholarships
Current Student Scholarships
Graduate Student Scholarships

Aviation Organizational Scholarships

Many aviation organizations offer great scholarships for students. There are flight scholarships, academic scholarships, tuition assistance and more.


Major Scholarship Name Deadline Comments
Aviation Graduate Air Traffic Controllers Association
Category C - Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
Postmarked by
May 1st each year
Aviation Undergraduate Air Traffic Controllers Association
Category B - Lawrence C. Fortier Memorial Scholarship
Postmarked by
May 1st each year
All Undergraduate Air Traffic Controllers Association
Category D - Buckingham Memorial Scholarship
Postmarked by
May 1st each year
Professional Pilot Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship April 1, 2014  
All Undergraduate NERA/USAA Scholarship June 6, 2014  
Aviation Management Regional Airline Association Scholarship March 14, 2014 Only two applications from each university. Applications must be submitted to the Department of Aviation for review. The department determines the top two and then submits those two applications.
All Aviation The Bob Stuart Memorial Scholarship Fund February 15th each year  
Professional Pilot & Flight Operations Management AVTRIP Aviation Scholarship October 1, 2014  
All Aviation NBAA-Schedulers & Dispatchers Monetary Scholarhip
Summer 2014  
Maintenance 2+2 AEA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program February 15, 2014  
Airport Management KAA Airport Scholarship November 5, 2013  
Professional Pilot & Flight Operations Management Girls With Wings Scholarships March 31, 2014  
Professional Pilot Whirly-Girl Scholarships October 1st  
All Aviation The Amelia Earhart Memborial Scholarships & Awards March 15, 2014  
Professional Pilot & Flight Operations Management AOPA Flight Training Scholarship TBA  
All Aviation EAA - Harrison Ford Flight Training Scholarship December 31st  
All Aviation EAA - Gathering of Eagles Flight Training Scholarships March 31st  
All Aviation EAA - Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship July 15th  
All Aviation Women in Aviation International Scholarships 2015 scholarships information will be available July 2014  
All Aviation UAA Administered or Affiliated Organizations Scholarships Varies  
All Aviation UAA Scholarships Varies  
All Aviation

Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarships

March 3rd Wisconsin residency of at least five years prior to enrolling in current program
All Aviation Flying Tigers Association Scholarship in dedication of the American Volunteer Group April 30, 2014 Sucessful students will be notified by the end of May 2014.