In association with the RAF Flying Clubs’ Association (RAFFCA), the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) now welcomes applications from serving RAF Regular and Reserve Junior Ranks for the 2019 Junior Rank Pilot Scholarship Scheme (JRPSS).
The RAFCT Trustees are delighted to confirm that 30 scholarship places will be awarded and hope that the 100th JRPSS scholar will achieve solo standard during the RAF’s Centenary Year. Applications will be accepted during the period 1 Dec 18 to 31 Jan 19 (inc) only. Applications received after this period will not be considered.
The training will comprise of 15 hours flying training on a light aircraft as well as ground study and examinations in core subjects such as Air Law, Meteorology and Navigation. Following a recognised syllabus, the training may count towards the award of a Light Aircraft Pilot Licence (LAPL).
Selected RAF Flying Clubs will deliver the flying training on behalf of the RAFCT and applicants should note that, if successful, they may be allocated to a club that is some distance from their home stn. Training study packs, supporting documentation and apparel will be provided to Scholarship winners.
Upon successful completion of their flying scholarship, those JRs wishing to do so will be invited to apply for the JRPSS Top-Up-Scheme (TUS). Also funded by the RAFCT, the aim of the TUS is designed to help a selected few JRPSS scholars continue their flying training course and achieve the LAPL.
For more details, including an application form, please visit the website below: