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Scholarships, Grants, Financial Aid, Military and Veterans Benefits

Scholarships and Grants as well as financial aid is available through the University! EMU and Eagle Flight Centre are approved by the federal government's Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program. Which allows students who quality to use financial assistance for the program for flight training at EMU. Once you are accepted into Eastern please complete the application process for financial aid. Applying for financial aid.

Aviation Flight Technology majors are eligible for financial aid to cover the cost of flight training. Financial aid is offered in the following options: Federal Stafford Loans sponsored by the federal government and the Signature Student Loan for Aviation Students and Eastern Michigan University which is a private loan. The student may borrow up to the amount approved by the university. The Signature Student allows the student to borrow the money needed after the Federal Stafford Loan limit.

In addition to the scholarships being offered at Eastern. Scholarships are out there and not only reserved for those who have good grades, there is a host of Aviation scholarships and more. Here is a list to start your search:

VA Benefits

Eagle Flight Centre is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to use your benefits to help pay for flight training as well as your other costs of attending Eastern Michigan University. 

Please contact the Veteran's Services Department, 734.487.3119. Military and Veterans Resource Center. And, contact Eagle Flight Centre, 734.481.3000, before you begin flight training if you intend to use your veteran's benefits.

Certification of benefits can take several months, so it is important to submit forms to the VA as soon as you decide to begin training. This way you can have a smooth transition from your private license to starting your commercial training. Applying for your benefits checklist

The VA requires Veterans to complete training using the Eagle Flight Centre Part 141 training syllabus and are required to obtain a second class medical certificate prior to training. Please Note: The VA requires a second class medical, we suggest a first class medical to make sure you will be able to meet the medical requirements to fulfill duties up to airline captain. 


Aviation is part of the College of Technology, 109 Sill Hall, 734.487.0354