Application Deadline
Nov. 28, 2023
Target Candidate
Aviation professionals interested in developing their leadership skills by attending the annual NBAA Leadership Conference.
Award Amount
Complimentary Leadership Conference registration
Notification/Award Period
December 2023
U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident Status Required?
Other Requirements
A completed scholarship application consists of the following:

  • the application form

  • a current resume

  • an essay

  • two signed letter of recommendations, one from your current supervisor

Through the generous donations of member companies and industry leaders, the NBAA Business Aviation Management Committee offers the Leadership Conference Scholarship to enable qualified business aviation professionals to attend NBAA’s Leadership Conference.The 2024 Leadership Conference will be held on Feb. 5-7 in Palm Springs, CA.

Attendance at the NBAA Leadership Conference promotes the professional development of individuals seeking careers in flight department management. Those who currently work in the business aviation industry and who meet the requirements below are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated based upon the career planning and progress of the individual toward a leadership career.

This scholarship will be redeemable under the conditions established by NBAA and its donors. Each recipient will be granted complimentary registration to the 2024 NBAA Leadership Conference and a small stipend for travel. Applicants are limited to receiving one award per person every other year; i.e., recipients of a 2023 scholarship are not eligible to apply for the 2024 awards, but they will be eligible again in subsequent years.

Direct all questions about this application to NBAA’s Molly Hitch at 202-783-9353 or

Leadership Conference Scholarship Donation Form

To make a donation to NBAA Charities for the Leadership Conference Scholarship, use the online form. Donors who contribute more than $500 will be listed on NBAA’s website as well as in the press release announcing the scholarship winners for the award year. Donors who contribute to NBAA Charities scholarships may be eligible for a tax benefit. Make a donation now.