Build-a-Pilot Takes Flight with 2018 Scholarship

Washingtonville, NY, Friday, February 16, 2018 — The Build-A-Pilot, Corp. is pleased to announce the 2018 aviation scholarship open to youth ages 15-20 in the Hudson Valley. Scholarship applications are due by May 31st, 2018, and are accessible online at

Build-A-Pilot’s scholarship, funded by corporations and individuals, is designed to help enable enthusiastic youth interested to becoming a pilot.

In response to the prohibitive costs of flight training and shortage of pilots, Build-A-Pilot Corp. has created a program that mentors, guides, and provides scholarship to enthusiastic youth who wish to become pilots.

Interested in giving accessibility to enthused students in the Hudson Valley who possess a financial need, Build-A-Pilot, Corp. provides a 50% scholarship to successful candidates who prove a strong interest in aviation.

After a hiatus of nearly 9 years, the volunteers and supporters behind Build-A-Pilot, Corp. are revitalizing the organization to not only provide scholarship to deserving youth, but to instill a love of aviation in them. Volunteers provide mentorship and guidance to recipients and take a vested interest in the success of each scholarship awardee.

Find out more about the scholarship and how to support Build-A-Pilot, Corp. at


About Build-A-Pilot, Corp.

Build-A-Pilot, Corp., founded in 2008, seeks to foster scholastic achievement, intellectual advancement, and to create new young pilots through a comprehensive program consisting of an aviation scholarship fund and mentorship system to benefit aspiring young aviators with a financial need. Build-A-Pilot, Corp. is a 501c3 charitable organization based in the lower Hudson Valley.



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