The Yankton Regional Aviation Association (YRAA) announces the opening for applications for the YRAA Pilot Training Scholarship. The $750 scholarship was established in 2005 and is one way the YRAA promotes general aviation in southeastern South Dakota and northeastern Nebraska. The YRAA has 101 members from several towns in South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.

The scholarship will be given a “wannabe student” pilot or student pilot. Past winners have come from Bloomfield, Creighton, Crofton, Elk Point, Hartington, Laurel, Vermillion, Wynot and Yankton.

The deadline for submitting an application for the scholarship is July 15. The application form for the YRAA Pilot Training Scholarship can be requested from Steve Hamilton, 303 Golf Lane, Yankton, SD 57078-1727; or email skyhawk@iw.net or call 605-665-8448.

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