Careers in Aviation Announces Epps Aviation Scholarship

Careers in Aviation is pleased to announce that the organization has received a generous $5,000 donation from Epps Aviation. The donation will assist in general support for the organization, and more importantly, toward the establishment of an Epps Aviation Scholarship. A $2,500 scholarship is designated for a potential or current student pursuing a career in aviation, who expresses a need for financial support to complete training or education.

“Our dedication to the future of the aviation industry is demonstrated through our support of Careers in Aviation,” said Pat Epps, President of Epps Aviation.

“Careers in Aviation is very thankful to have the support from Pat Epps,” said Judy Rice, President and CEO of Careers in Aviation. “Pat Epps has received international recognition for setting standards and paving the way for future air and space power. This is evident in his generous donation.”

For further information, students should refer to the Careers in Aviation website at The precise details and requirements are posted along with the scholarship application.

CAREERS IN AVIATION: Careers in Aviation advances aerospace education and employment by fostering scholarships, by connecting students with available assistance, and by encouraging the aviation industry, professional associations, government agencies, and the educational community to work together effectively supporting aviation and space career development programs. If you wish to make a tax deductible contribution or receive further details regarding scholarship information, please contact Judy Rice at or 386-586-6574.

Epps Aviation: In 1965, Pat Epps bought a small fixed-base operation at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport and began Epps Air Service. Today, 43 years later, Epps Aviation is the largest FBO in the Atlanta Area with 200 employees located on 20 acres. The Epps name is synonymous with flight in Georgia. In 1907 Ben Epps, Pat Epps’ father, built and flew the first airplane in Georgia. For more information about Epps Aviation, please call 770-458-9851 or visit