✈ WCA Announce August 15 Scholarship Deadline

 

Women in Corporate Aviation Announce August 15 Scholarship Deadline

Nearly $75K in scholarship opportunities available to business aviation professionals

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. August 4, 2017 The Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) association announces that it is accepting member applications for nearly $50,000 in aviation scholarships. The scholarships,can be used for leadership development, training and certification purposes. The deadline to apply is August 15.

“We encourage any member—whether a pilot, maintenance technician, flight attendant or aspiring aviation leader— to apply for a scholarship,” said WCA President Cindy Youngblood. “There is a wide variety of training opportunities available for nearly any role within the business aviation industry.”

The following corporate aviation scholarships and their sponsors include:

  • Air Training International Flight Procedures Training Scholarship ($1,700)

  • AirFlite, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Maintenance Training Scholarship ($3,000)

  • AirFlite, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Pilot Training Scholarship ($3,000)

  • CAE Citation 500 Series Aircraft Type Rating Scholarship ($22,000)

  • Clear Skies Club Course: Aircraft Acquisitions, Charlie Bravo Aviation ($5,000)

  • Executive Jet Management Training Scholarship ($2,000)

  • FlightSafety International Citation Ultra Type Rating Scholarship ($22,100)

  • MedAire's Management of Inflight Illness Training Scholarship ($1,200)

  • Signature Flight Support Corporation Scholarship ($3,000)

  • Susan C. Friedenberg Flight Attendant 4-Day Initial Training for Business Aviation Scholarship ($4,200)

  • Susan C. Friedenberg Flight Attendant Interview Success Training for Business Aviation Scholarship

    ($600)

  • Universal Weather & Aviation Aircraft Dispatcher Scholarship ($3,000)

  • Women in Corporate Aviation Career Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Women in Corporate Aviation Leadership Scholarship ($3,000)

    Again, applications are due August 15 and scholarship recipients will be notified on September 5. The scholarship awards ceremony will be held on October 11, during the 71st Annual NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    WCA scholarship rules and information:

  • View the scholarship application at: wca-intl.org/scholarships.html

  • Applicants must be current, dues-paying WCA members.

  • Applications must include a 500-word essay, two letters of recommendation and certificates, transcripts and

    sumés, as applicable.
    To join WCA and apply, please visit
    wca-intl.org.

    About Women in Corporate Aviation - WCA is a premier 501(C)(3) non-profit premier mentoring association for professionals in corporate and business aviation. Providing networking, mentoring, scholarships and educational opportunities for current and future corporate/business aviation professionals, WCA offers individual and corporate memberships. wca-intl.org.

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