RAF Careers

Scholarships and sponsorship in the RAF

To apply for an RAF scholarship you must have completed you’re A-Levels and be interested in applying for one of the following roles after finishing your education:


Applications for these scholarships close in early December. Please contact us on the link below to find our more information and to find out if you are apply to apply: https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/contact/

Sponsorships


RAF sponsorships are open to those students who are targeting an Officer role. They are awarded after highly competitive assessment and provide financial assistance through sixth form and even university. To win one you’ll have to show dedication to your studies and real potential to progress within the RAF.

There are three varieties of sponsorship available:

Medical Sponsorship

If you are thinking of applying to or currently studying at medical school we could sponsor your medical training. You would receive a bursary or cadetship for financial assistance and your training would lead on to a role as a Royal Air Force Medical Officer. To find out more about these and to see if you are eligible to apply please contact us on the following link: https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/contact/


Engineering Sponsorship

If you are interested in a career as an engineer the RAF provides a range of scholarships to support your ambitions. To find out more about these and to see if you are eligible to apply please contact us on the link below or through an RAF Careers Liaison Officer via your school or colleges careers officer: https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/contact/


Technical Officer Sponsorship

Our Defence Technical Officer and Engineer Scheme provides sixth form or university students with financial assistance and access to adventurous training. This scheme is targeted specifically at students who are interested in a full-time career as an Engineer Officer or Technical Officer. To find out more about these and to see if you are eligible to apply please contact us on the link below: https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/contact/