2023 Ray Scholarship Blog

Logan Talks About Becoming a Certificated Pilot “My private pilot check ride was one of the hardest things I have ever done, being pushed to my limit in every aspect of being an aviator. I was grilled by my examiner, who came at me from every way he could think of. It was a challenging … 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