Bursary Program

Women who show exceptional potential but who are unable, because of financial or other reasons, to support themselves through the training process can apply to the following bursary programs:

Air Traffic Services Program

The Air Traffic Services program is open to women residing in Canada who wish to pursue careers as Tower Air Traffic Controllers, Area Air Traffic Controllers, Flight Service Specialists.

This program is customized on an individual basis.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Program

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Program is open to women residing in Canada who have been accepted and enrolled into an accredited AME training program. 

A bursary in the amount of up to $500 will be awarded to successful applicants. 

Pilot Program

The Pilot Program is open to women residing in Canada who are completing ground school, PPL, CPL or any additional rating on a current licence with the intention of having a career as a pilot. Strictly recreational use does not apply. 

Are you Eligible?


  • Must be female and residing in Canada
  • Enrolled or enrolling into a pilot, ATC or AME program
  • Must show financial need
  • A passion for aviation
  • A willingness to work hard

What we are looking for in the chosen candidates:

  • Passion for learning
  • Self-motivated
  • Looking for a challenge
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Community minded

How to Apply

Please download and print the application form below. Send the completed application form along with 1 letter of recommendation from a current employer, friend, or co-worker to info@elevateaviation.ca.  

2017 Application Form 

The current deadline to submit an application for 2017 Bursaries is September 25, 2017.