The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking applications for two Aviation Workforce Development Grant programs aimed at developing and inspiring a more diverse pool of pilots and aviation maintenance technicians to join the next generation of aviation professionals. A total of $10 million is available, with grant awards ranging from $25,000 to $500,000.

The Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grants will educate students to become pilots, aerospace engineers or unmanned aircraft systems operators. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants will prepare aviation maintenance technicians. Eligible entities can submit applications at through June 10, 2022.

The FAA will host a pre-application technical assistance webinar on Wednesday May 11th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT. Register here

Interested in applying? The Center of Excellence can provide technical assistance ranging from data to grant writing to connections to industry. Contact us for more information.