Dakota Territory Air Museum Aviation Scholarship Program

Dakota Territory Air Museum

The Farstad Foundation

funded by the Farstad Foundation


2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the
Dakota Territory Air Museum’s 2018 Aviation Scholarship program!

Boy Scout Troop 437
Tatum Hertz
Jacob Ebberts
Josh Griffin
Lauren Henderson
Jared Samsel
Cole Brose
Nicholas Burkart

Helping Dreams Take Flight

This scholarship program is made possible by the generosity of the Farstad Foundation.  Administered through the Dakota Territory Air Museum’s Education Committee, the $25,000 annual scholarship award includes:

  • $2,500 to ACE Program
  • $2,500 to PACE Program
  • $20,000 for eight (8) $2,500 scholarships that include:
    • Five (5) scholarships for flight training toward solo certification
      • C-150 rental at $160/hr = 15.6 hours of flight training
    • Three (3) scholarships held in reserve for alternative awards to include:
      • A&P (Airframe & Powerplant) Certification
      • Flight Nurse Training
      • Air Traffic Control (ATC)
      • Trade School


  • Scholarship awards are based on financial need, stated desire, and viability of non-flight training related plan.
  • Funds are to be used by the end of the calendar year in which the scholarship is awarded. Any unused funds will be retained for future scholarships.
  • Funds may be disbursed for approved aviation related educational needs such as ground training and written exams.
  • Funds may be approved for use at satellite training facilities.
  • Applications must include three endorsements that address need, desire and work ethic.
  • Applications will be accepted beginning December 15th through April 15th each year.
  • Scholarships will be awarded the end of April.
  • Click here to download application: Aviation Scholarship Application