Dakota Territory Air Museum Aviation Scholarship Program

Dakota Territory Air Museum

The Farstad Foundation

funded by the Farstad Foundation


The Dakota Territory Air Museum is happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Dakota Territory Air Museum Aviation Scholarship.  This scholarship 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.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in April.
  • Click here to download application: 2018 Aviation Scholarship Application
  • Application deadline is April 20, 2018.

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