You do not have to pay back scholarships or grants.
It's hard to believe but there are hundreds of thousands of free aviation scholarship dollars being given away to people just like you. We have compiled a list of aviation related scholarships by category below. Each aviation scholarship has its own set of rules and requirements so make sure that you read the scholarship details before you apply.
Most aviation scholarships cost you nothing to apply but there are a few that have a small registration fee
If you're attending an aviation college or university, don't forget to apply for a Federal Pell Grant. You can get up to $5,815 per year for your schooling.