KCAE accomplishes their mission through community and industry engagement to identify scholarship need for various aviation organizations and young aviation professionals.
Members and sponsors have helped us provide over $7,000 in funding this year alone to boost aviation education across the state!
Aviation Art Initiative
A partnership with Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) awards scholarships to the annual 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the NASAO Aviation Art Contest. Kansas students are awarded an aviation education bag and recognition by KCAE at the annual Kansas Aviation Day, held in early spring at the Kansas State Capitol building.
Kansas Aviation Education Initiative
KCAE members work to identify various Kansas aviation organizations that are involved in education efforts to provide financial, volunteer, and other support utilizing the membership network. We provide annual scholarship opportunities to support statewide aviation education.
Have an idea for something that needs championed? Tell us! We have supported a multitude of education events and efforts across the state to include Aviation Summer Camps, Women in Aviation events, UAS education seminars, and more!
If you'd like to find out more about our scholarship opportunities, have an initiative that needs support, or would just like to discuss KCAE efforts please contact us below.
Scholarship to support local women in aviation efforts in Wichita.
Support for Post #8 aviation flight and ground training for two years.
KCAE has helped support Girls in Aviation Day at the Combat Air Museum for the past three years, contributing to support future women mechanics, pilots, and other industry positions.
The Civil Air Patrol was selected for a scholarships thanks to their efforts supporting aviation education across the state.
The Heart of America Wing was selected to receive a scholarship for their efforts keeping aviation history flying at New Century.
Support education camps in Wichita located at the Kansas Aviation Museum.
Support glider and rocket camps, taught by the local EAA Chapter.
Flight scholarship to Post 8000.
Support education camps involving UAS, rockets, and other aviation activities taught at the Cosmosphere.