NATA Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

NATA Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

Award Amount:$2,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline:  The last Friday in November

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

In the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in aviation spanned 63 years, The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce the Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship. The program is open to a college student who is currently enrolled in an aviation program.The purpose of the program is to provide an annual flight training scholarship to a qualified individual.

Host Institution:

In order to achieve their mission, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) established a second organization called the National Air Transportation Foundation. NATF’s mission is to enhance the safety and quality of service provided the flying public by assisting aviation businesses in the education and training of their employees.


Applicants for the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship must be:

  • A college student currently enrolled in an aviation program.
  • A high academic achiever with a “B” average or better.
  • Recommended by aviation professional, although direct applications are acceptable.
  • Residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois will be given preference.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

Applicant Appraisal and Endorsement: Applicants must download the Appraisal and Endorsement Form before beginning the application process. This is required to complete the online application.

Award Description:

The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, in the amount is $2,500, is to be used for the express purpose of initial or primary flight training.

Detailed Information Link:,-Sr.-Memorial-Scholarship.aspx

Contact Information:

Questions regarding this scholarship program should be addressed to: National Air Transportation Foundation, 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20006, 202-774-1535 or email: