AWAM 2017 Scholarships

AWAM

2017 Scholarships

Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 01, 2016

AWAM Scholarship Application Form for All Scholarships


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Note: The above are the only links included herein. The following for information purposes only.

NEW   “A&P Written Testing” from Ramsey Family Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is donated by Todd and Julia Ramsey to assist an aspiring A&P student test for all (General, Airframe, and Powerplant) FAA written exams. Recipient must past the first test in order to receiving funding for the next test. Tests can be taken in any order. Funds will be sent directly to FAA testing facility. Testing must be scheduled within one year from date awarded.

(One scholarship awarded)Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Preference given to female applicants.
  •  Applicants must be signed off by the FAA (Form 8610-2) to test for the written exams by March, 2017.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (500 words) on their aviation career goals

NEW   A&P Scholarship from Louisville AWAM Chapter

The Louisville chapter of AWAM is offering two $1,000 scholarships towards A&P schooling. Funds will be sent to the recipients’ aviation college in March 2017.

(Two scholarships will be awarded)Requirements: All AWAM Scholarship Checklist items, plus:

  •  Applicants must be female.
  •  Applicants must be a student in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Michigan, or Tennessee.
  •  Applicants must be a sophomore, junior, or senior of an A&P program.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (500 words) explaining why she deserves the scholarship.
  •  Applicants must be an avid volunteer in her community

NEW   Aircraft Electronics Technician Scholarship

Flamingo Air/ Airline Ground Schools (flamingoair.net) is the first aerospace and technology school of its kind to be accredited by ASTM International, a forum where industry experts come together to create standards when new industries look to advance the growth of cutting-edge technologies. This scholarship covers the cost of tuition for the Aviation Electronics Technician course based in Cincinnati, OH. Cost of books, materials, and the final AET test is the responsibility of the recipient. Courses must be scheduled within one year from date awarded.

(One scholarship awarded)Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must include a short essay (200 words) on their career plans in the aviation industry.

Abaris Training ScholarshipsAbaris Training Resources, Inc., known for their quality advanced composite training, is pleased to offer the following scholarships to three individuals. Transportation & housing are the recipient’s responsibility. Courses must be scheduled within one year from date awarded.

(Three scholarships awarded)(Specify which Phase/Phases you are applying for)

  1. Advanced Composite Structures – Phase 1 & 2……………….2-week program
  2. Advanced Composite Structures – Phase 1……………………1-week program
  3. Advanced Composite Structures – Phase 1……………………1-week program

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist items, plus:

  •  No prior experience is needed.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (200 words) on their interest in composites.
There are no gender restrictions unless otherwise stated in the requirements. Applicants affiliated with scholarship and award sponsor organizations are NOT restricted from participation.

Note: You may only apply for up to three scholarships.

Packets must be POSTMARKED by December 1st, 2016.


Aircraft Electronics Association Avionics Technician Scholarship

AEA, founded in 1957, represents more than 1,300 aviation businesses including repair stations specializing in maintenance, repair, and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft. Their mission statement is to “be a worldwide, self-sustaining organization committed to enhancing the profitability of its members.”

AEA is pleased to donate a $1000 cash award to be given to an avionics technician student.

(One scholarship awarded)

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must be an avionics student currently enrolled at an aviation technical school or college.
  •  An unofficial transcript must be included with the application packet.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (200 words) on their career plans in the aircraft electronics industry and how they are working towards those goals.

Aviation Student Entrepreneur Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Entrepreneur Magazine, Richard Peri. Aviation Entrepreneur Magazine represents “more than flight” by providing essential business information to help all aviation entrepreneurs start and operate a successful aviation business. This company wants to help an aviation student entrepreneur by presenting him/her with this scholarship consisting of a $500 cash award.

(One scholarship awarded)

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must be an A&P or avionics student at an aviation technical school located in the USA.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (250 words) explaining their entrepreneurial goals.
  •  An unofficial transcript must be included with the application packet.

Baker’s 4 Day IA Training Course & FAA Testing Scholarship

Baker School of Aeronautics located in Nashville, TN is proud to donate their IA course as a scholarship. This scholarship includes their 4-day Inspection Authorization course to prepare for the FAA IA Exam, FAA testing, New FAR AMT Handbook, 5-night stay at a local hotel, and $300 cash. Transportation to Nashville, TN will be the responsibility of the recipient. Scholarship must be redeemed within one year from the date it is awarded.

(One scholarship awarded)

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must have their FAA A&P Certificate, have had the certificate for at least 3 years, and meet all FAA requirements to obtain their 8610-1 Authorization.
  •  Preference will be given to a female.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (250 words) on why they want their IA and what they plan to do with it.
  •  A copy of applicant’s A&P Certificate must be included with the application packet.

Bombardier Aerospace Maintenance Training Course Scholarships

Bombardier Aerospace is proud to offer one scholarship for a Lear 45 (10 day) Initial Maintenance training course. The scholarship recipient must, as a minimum, be the holder of an FAA A&P Certificate. The course will be conducted in Dallas, Texas. The scholarship recipient is responsible for all lodging and travel costs. The scholarship must be started within one year of the scholarship award date. Customer Support information for hotels and rental cars is available by calling 1-888-679-4200.

(One scholarship awarded)

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must be female.
  •  Applicants must hold an FAA A&P Certificate.
  • Applicants must include a short essay (250 words) on her interest in aviation.
  • A copy of the applicant’s A&P Certificate must be included with the application packet.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. Initial Maintenance Training/POT Scholarships

Delta Air Lines, Inc. serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta Air Lines, Inc. and the Delta Connection® carriers offer service to more than 340 destinations in nearly 60 countries on six continents. Delta Air Lines, Inc. headquartered in Atlanta, GA is proud to announce their donation of two scholarships: one systems and avionics Initial training course on your choice of any aircraft in Delta’s fleet and one Principles of Troubleshooting training course. The courses will be held at their Training Facility in Atlanta, GA. These scholarships will be given to two separate recipients. Scholarships must be used within one year of their award date.

(Two scholarship awarded)

(Specify which course scholarship you are applying for)

1. Systems and Avionics Initial training course

2. Principles of troubleshooting training course

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Applicants must be a student enrolled in an A&P program.
  •  An unofficial transcript must be included with the application packet.
  •  Applicants must include a short essay (200 words) on their interest in aviation.

DME Services Oral and Practical Testing Scholarship

DME Services of North Florida is proud to offer $500 toward the expense of the Oral and Practical Examination fee for an aspiring male or female Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. This may be used at DME Services’ testing center in Winter Haven, FL or at any FAA authorized DME service. Money must be used within one year from date awarded.

(One scholarship awarded)

Requirements: AWAM Scholarship Checklist Items, plus:

  •  Preference given to female applicant.
  •  Applicants must have passed all 3 written exams prior to funds being distributed, but not in order to apply.
  •  Copies of passed written exams as of December 1, 2015 must be included with the application packet. (Not all three written exams need to be passe
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