The Gliding to Solo Scholarship Scheme is a unique opportunity for students from across the country who are over 16 yrs old and who meet the expectations of the participating schools. There are a specific set of schools involved in this scheme. Please only apply if you are from one of these colleges.
As well as inspiring and educating, the experience is designed to show the individual that aviation could be a realistic career option.
If you are one of students from the colleges or groups listed below then you have the opportunity to apply for a “Gliding to Solo Scholarship” (GSS) through the link at the top of this page. Please only apply if you are able to make the course date for your respective college as these are fixed dates for the course.
- Skinners Academy, Hackney 8th – 12th and 15th – 19th August
- The John Roan, Greenwich 8th – 12th and 15th – 19th August
- Bryn Hafren, Barry 25th July – 29th July & 1st August – 5th August
- Excelsior Academy, Newcastle 1st – 5th August & 8th – 12th August
- Kingsdale Foundation School, Dulwich 8th – 12th and 15th – 19th August
- Govan Youth Information Project, Glasgow 11th – 15th July & 18th – 22nd July
- Doug Martyrs, Ickenham 1-5th & 8 – 12th August
- BA Community 22nd – 26th August
A minimum of 2 scholarships will be awarded to students from each college! The GSS consists of a 1 or 2 week course at the respective gliding club.