Condor Bird Condor Aero Club, Inc.

Zelienople Airport (KPJC)
Zelienople, PA

Introducing the Lewis "Freedom of Flight" Scholarship !!


The Lewis "Freedom of Flight" Scholarship was established in 2021 by long-time Condor Aero Club members, Jan and Linda Lewis.  Jan has been afforded tremendous opportunities in aviation through his extensive and accomplished career.  His and Linda's passion for excellence in aviation is infectious.  They established this scholarship to support aviators with great dreams and strong desires with the ability to reach into the skies.


Jan T-38 Jan Retirement Jan & Linda
Air Force with T-38 Retirement from the Airlines Scholarship Co-Chairs:  Linda and Jan Lewis

Here is an overview of the Program details.  For a more details, please check out the FAQs here, or click the link in the right-hand menu.  Good Luck!


Application Deadline:

- June 1, 2022 at 11:59PM Eastern Time


Scholarship(s) Available:

- Private Pilot Certificate                     $4,250.00

- Instrument Rating                              $2,250.00

- Commercial Pilot Certificate            $2,250.00


Eligibility Criteria:

- Current Condor Aero Club Member in good standing at time of application and award

- U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident

- Minimum GPA of 3.0 (if a student in high school or college)

- Must have taken and passed the FAA Private Pilot Written Knowledge Exam

- For Instrument Rating Scholarship, must possess a Private Pilot Certificate

- For Commercial Pilot Scholarship, must possess an Instrument Rating

- Must demonstrate a financial need


Application Process:

1. Candidate should determine their eligibility, and read the Frequently Asked Questions for this Program.

2. Canidate should complete the Lewis Freedom of Flight Scholarship application by clicking here by June 1, 2022 at 11:59 Eastern Time.

3. The Lewis Freedom of Flight Scholarship Committee will review each application in detail to determine the awards.

4. Application shall be notified of the decision by July 1, 2022, and funds will be deposited into the applicant's flying accound at Condor Aero Club.



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