The East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) promotes General Aviation and provides social and recreational activities for members and friends.
The purpose of the Association is to promote General Aviation and voice an opinion on Government Legislation and Rules and Regulations that effect General Aviation. The Organization also provides Social and Recreational Activities for Members and Friends.
The ECOPA Education & Safety Foundation Flight Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to award scholarships for flight training and to promote the value of general aviation. Since 2013, ECOPA as awarded over $50,000 is scholarship funds to young adults in the East-Central Ohio region.
In addition to ECOPA sponsored scholarships, ECOPA will be awarding the following names scholarships on behalf of our generous partners:
Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Scholarship: Modern Avionics & Maintenances (MAMI) is a aircraft maintenance shop located at Medina Municipal Airport (1G5) and the proud sponsor of this scholarship. This scholarship aims to empower and grow the ranks of Aviation Maintenance and Technical workers, especially in Northeast Ohio. Recipients may use the proceeds to pay for the tuition expenses at any recognized trade school or college program. Applications will be accepted from anyone 17 and over who has been accepted by or is enrolled in a program that provides training in airframe and propulsion maintenance or avionics repair or installation. Preference will be given to Veterans of any branch of the United States Armed Forces, Women and/or Minorities.Northeast Ohio Flying Club Scholarship: Pilot and training expenses consistent with current ECOPA Scholarship Rules and Guidelines
Ed Duber Memorial Fight Training Scholarship: Sponsored by Kevin Steiner of Steiner Aviation and Matt Kozub of Aircraft Sales, an award will be made to cover a portion of pilot training expenses consistent with ECOPA Scholarship Rules and Guidelines.
Ron Siwik Memorial Flight Training Scholarship: Sponsored by the friends and family of Ron Siwik, an award will be made to cover a portion of expenses for pilot training expenses consistent with ECOPA Scholarship Rules and Guidelines.
Don Armen Memorial Flight Training Scholarship: Sponsored by Sara Armen (wife), an award will be made to cover a portion of expenses for pilot training expenses consistent with ECOPA Scholarship Rules and Guidelines.