2023 Ray Scholarship Blog

2023 Ray Scholar Logan Vidal Earns Private Pilot Certificate EAA Chapter 166 2023 Ray Scholar Logan Vidal passed his private pilot checkride on November 24, 2023 at Columbia County Airport, NY (1B1). His Designated Pilot Examiner was Doug Stewart (2nd from the left in the picture on the right above). On his arrival back at … Read more

2022 Ray Scholarship – AWARDED

William T. Coates (above on the right) of Marlborough, CT, has received a unique full-scholarship opportunity for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 166 of Hartford and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program administered by the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The Ray Aviation Scholarship program provides up to $10,000 scholarships to young people who … Read more

What is the Ray Aviation Scholarship?

The Ray Aviation Scholarship is a program funded by the Ray Foundation and managed by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Through the Ray Foundation, EAA now funds over $1,500,000 annually in individual $10,000 scholarships to youth to support their flight training expenses. The Ray Foundation was founded by James C. and Joan L. Ray. Mr. … Read more