RCTC offers scholarships! Thanks to our generous donors, the RCTC Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to our students to help pay for tuition, textbooks, and class fees. Scholarship applications are accepted three times a year.

Aviation Scholarships

Aviation Pathways has been building a scholarship fund specifically for students in southeastern Minnesota. The scholarship can be found and applied for through the Rochester Area Foundation under “Special Focus Scholarships.”

Aviation Pathways has other scholarships available on their site,

The Rochester Airline Association offers scholarships, visit

Civil Air Patrol


MN Aviation Hall of Fame

MN Pilots Association

Wisconsin Aviation

Wisconsin DOT

The following aviation organizations offer scholarships. You must be a member to apply. Most offer student or collegiate membership rates.

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

Latino Pilots Association (LPA)

National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA)

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP)

Professional Asian Pilots Association (PAPA)

Women in Aviation, International (WAI)