The deadline for scholarship applications has been extended to Oct. 17.

Part of Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association’s ongoing mission is to strengthen the aerial application industry by providing funds for flight training or higher education for aspiring aerial application pilots and/or support positions in the industry.

This year, flight training scholarship(s) will be provided in memory of Alfred “Butch” Graves. Butch enjoyed a successful 40 seasons flying ag aviation in Colorado and South Dakota. When Butch passed away last month, his family wanted to honor his legacy by helping to provide opportunities for new pilots in ag aviation. The family requested that all donations in memory of Butch be made to the CoAAA Scholarship Fund.

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