Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility

A: No, applicants of all ages are welcome. As long as you’re eligible for the program or training you’re applying for, you will be considered.

A: Currently, our scholarships are only open to applicants residing inside the United States, with the exception of United States military service members currently serving overseas.

A: No, military service isn’t a requirement to receive a Capt. Sax Scholarship. Scholarship awards are given based on many factors, with the primary goal being to maximize the reach of Capt. John J. Sax’s legacy within each recipient’s life and the potential impact of each scholarship.

A: YES! Everyone needs to start somewhere, and we recognize the incredible costs associated with taking those first steps. For this reason, the scholarship is open to both seasoned professionals and those who are just beginning their aviation journey.

A: YES! The scholarship is open to individuals engaged in other aviation-related educational pursuits. This includes current or aspiring Aviation Mechanics, Air Traffic Controllers, college students pursuing educational goals in other aviation-related fields, etc.

We feature applicant spotlights on our social media pages, linked at the bottom of our website, in addition to sharing them on our blog

All recipients are selected based on many factors, with the primary goal being to maximize the reach of Capt. John J. Sax’s legacy within each recipient’s life and the potential impact of each scholarship.

All scholarship award decisions are made exclusively by our board, comprised of 8 military and civilian pilots who meet bi-annually to review applications and select each award recipient. 

Capt. John J Sax Foundation Aviation Scholarship Eligibility FAQs

While this section is dedicated to eligibility, we have an additional FAQ section dedicated to our foundation: Foundation FAQ.

If you have any further questions regarding eligibility that aren't listed on this FAQ page, please contact us via email at info@captsaxfoundation.org or submit a question through our contact us page. We appreciate your inquiries and will respond to you as quickly as possible!