Alaska Floats & Skis has a proud history of mentoring young pilots and introducing all pilots to a world of unique flying in the most beautiful place on earth. We are looking to spark inspiration in the next generation of aviators and encourage young pilots to take an unconventional path to becoming a professional pilot. The applicant must possess at least a ASEL private pilot certificate, and have an interest in Alaskan aviation as a career. In your descriptive essay, please address how the opportunity of adding a float rating would help advance your professional goals.
This scholarship is for a standard float rating package including six hours of flight time, five hours of ground instruction, lodging for three nights in a lakefront lodge, and a one-hour Alaska survival class. The checkride is also included for the scholarship recipient. Travel is not included. Timeframe for completing the training is dependent upon availability at Alaska Floats & Skis but most likely mid-September.