Flying Scholarships for Disabled People

Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP) is a charity that changes adult lives through aviation experiences. The opportunities afforded to those selected helps their confidence and self esteem, which in term ensures that they are better able to make real progression in their lives.

FSDP have helped hundreds of disabled men and women change their lives, by experiencing the joy of freedom in the air, learning new skills, regaining confidence, and who have “reached for the sky”.
Those who have been selected have a range of disabilities and illnesses including, amputation, paraplegia, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and poliomyelitis.  Some are born with their conditions, others have them as the result of an accident or of contracting a disease, or even because they have been a victim of a terrorist bombing.

You can apply for a FSDP scholarship if you are:
Between 18 and 70 years of age
Weigh 115 kgs or below (230 lbs)
Registered disabled
Resident in the UK
Allowed to drive by the DVLA
Their selection process is designed to ensure that they offer scholarships to those disabled people who will have the greatest life changing experience.

Applications for 2018 Scholarships
Closing Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 AT 11:59 PM

Photo – Damian Harper from Whiston takes to the skies


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