With the future need for pilots so high, SAA International wants to see everyone with an interest in aviation succeed in realizing their dreams.  We've compiled this list to help identify ways to reduce the cost of training.


Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Financing

AOPA has announced an innovative new loan program to help future aviators achieve their dreams.  As a friend to aviation, AOPA wants to help remove the financial barriers that keep some pilots from being able to complete their flight training.



Aviation Scholarship Resources​

There are many organizations that offer scholarships to qualified candidates.  Listed below are aviation scholarship resources that may be helpful in your search for reducing the cost of flight training:

 University Aviation Association|
 National Business Aviation Association|
 Women in Aviation, International|
 National Air Transportation Association|
 Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals|
 Airline Pilots Association|
 The Ninety-Nines, Inc|
 Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA)|
 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)|

 Aviation scholarships|
 General Scholarships|



Veterans Affairs Funding

Receive funding using VA benefits!

By statute (38 U.S.C. 3452), an individual may receive VA educational assistance while pursuing a vocational, educational or professional objective, however, benefits are not payable for ancillary, avocational or recreational objectives.

Eligible veterans, service members and reservists may receive educational assistance for flight training in an approved course provided that the individual meets the requirements of one of the following programs.

The Veterans Affairs office can answer questions you may have about VA finanacial assistance.  Be sure to visit our Veterans Affairs page to learn more about how this assistance can be applied for flight training with SAA.

Contact us to learn more about funding options for your flight training.

Phone: +1 (619)-631-0323