How to Apply for the Young Aviator Program
After discussing this program with your parents–and hopefully getting their approval– the next easy step is to apply. Just click here on Application, and the form will come up. Then print it, fill it out and mail it to us. Our address: Young Aviators Inc., 3239 North Green Bay Road, Racine, WI 53404. Also include two things: First: A check for $25.00 addressed to Young Aviators. Second: A copy of your birth certificate or proof of your U.S. Citizenship.” A Passport works just fine.
Our address: Young Aviators, 3239 North Green Bay Road, Racine, WI 53404. When your application is received (make sure we have it no later than April 15) we will send you a confirming e-mail message. Later we’ll contact you to schedule an interview. The class list is finalized by the first of June.
Applicants must be 14-18 years old at program start in August. Applicants must also be tall enough to see over the airplane’s instrument panel and reach the rudder pedals.
In addition be aware that our program is limited to just twelve students. This means that competition for each seat is stiff. It also means that what you write, how you write it and how you interview later will be very important. So try hard and do your best. It all counts. Make sure we receive your application and enclosures prior to April 15, 2019. We will send you a confirming email message and later we will contact you to schedule an interview. The completed class list will be announced in early June.
“What’s it going to cost me?” a parental voice was heard to say.
“Sure, the first questions parents often ask is How Much? “$3000.00 per student” is the long answer. “It Depends” is the short answer.
It has always been one of our main goals is to keep our program affordable. So how do we do that? Well, we spend much of our time each year searching for generous donors and supporters to provide the necessary funds to keep our program alive and thriving. Thankfully, our efforts have continued to pay off.
When accepted every student wins a 73% bonus for a $2200.00 scholarship towards tuition. That means, for families who can afford to pay, the tuition is $795.00.
For families that find the $795.00 tuition fee to be a bit out of reach, we have some full ride and partial tuition additional scholarships available. Complete a Financial Assistance Form linked here aid form.
2019 will be our 12th year. During that time we have learned from our graduates that our community and our schools are producing outstanding boys and girls. We see them every year. We’re convinced that our teens represent more than just “potential.” We see them to be clearly on track to be among tomorrow’s leaders in virtually every career field and line of work, including physicians, business professionals, engineers, scientists, and teachers. Sound good to you? Young Aviators can help.