Wanted: Information on aviation scholarships. COPA is interested in listing regularly available aviation scholarships.
Send information, including a contact to: COPA, 71 Bank St., 7th Floor, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5N2.
Tel.: 613-236-4901 ext 110, Fax: 613-236-8646, E-mail: Heather McLaren
Western Canadian Women Pilots Scholarship Fund
Since 1995, the West Canada Section of the Ninety-Nines, a women pilots organization, is offering a $1,500.00 Scholarship to help a female advance in her flight training, education or pilot career.
The applicant must be a woman who resides in Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories). She must be a person in good standing in the community.
She agrees to complete the training or project for which this award is given, within the time period of 18 months from the time the funds are awarded. She also agrees to provide progress reports to the Scholarship Award Committee every six months, and a final report upon completion of the training or project as described in her application.
She shall submit one complete copy of her application; including photocopies for educational background.
Categories for Scholarship:
An applicant may apply for a scholarship in one of the following categories:
Advancement of flight training: This category is for an applicant who wishes to advance her flying capabilities toward a career in aviation. She must possess the minimum of a valid private pilot license at the time this application is made.
Education or research project: An applicant may choose to do an education or research project which will investigate or promote the advancement of women in aviation and enhance general understanding of the role of women in aviation. This project should result in the production of materials or design of a program, which would educate women about the possibilities and challenges of careers in aviation. This applicant is not required to have a pilot's license.
Advancement of career in aviation-related field: This category is for an applicant who wishes to advance her career in a non-flying but aviation-related field, such as aircraft maintenance engineer, avionics technician, aeronautics engineer, etc. This applicant is not required to have a pilot's license.
QUARTER CENTURY IN AVIATION CLUB
This bursary award is established to provide assistance to a deserving student pursuing a career as an Aviation Professional, enrolled at an accredited Institute, College or University in the Province of British Columbia.
Criteria: Available to a full time student who:
1. Is a Canadian resident
2. Has completed 50% or more of the course
3. Has a high school academic standing
4. Has the recommendation of the head of the department.
Applicants will be required to:
1. Submit a descriptive essay outlining their curriculum vitae, aviation history and career goals including but not limited to, such items as, where they see themselves in 5 to 10 years, involvement in aviation related activities, and how this bursary will help them to attain these goals. Include full name, address and phone number.
2. Submit evidence of attendance and scholastic standing.
Application may be made to:
The Secretary Quarter Century in Aviation Club #12 - 2688 - 150th Street Surrey, B. C. V4P - 1P1. Applications must be received before March 31. Award will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the Club on the third Tuesday in April.
THE RED RIVER EXHIBITION ASSOCIATION
In 1997 the Red River Exhibition Association developed a scholarship fund to provide opportunities for young Manitobans to further their post secondary education for a career in the Aerospace Industry. The inaugural Scholarship was established in memory of a special member of our Exhibition family, Bob Lang and has been awarded to students preparing to enter their apprenticeship training in the Aerospace Industry since 1998.
We are pleased to continue with the scholarship presentation in the lasting legacy of Bob Lang and his dedication and belief in young people in the Aerospace Industry.
For further information please contact:
Paul Robson, C.E.O., Red River Exhibition Association.
Red River Exhibition Park, 3977 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Man., R3K 2E8.
A scholarship in memory of Bill Cruikshank will be named the COPA Flight 45 Bill Cruikshank Scholarship.
Bill was a former flight instructor at Sky Harbour Airport for many years. Some COPA Flight 45 members had the wonderful experience of Bill instructing them as student pilots and other members had the opportunity for Bill to give them their flight test.
Contact Goderich, COPA Flight 45 for more information:
Jerry Sabo, Sky Harbour Airport, RR 5, Goderich, ON, N7A 3Y2.
Tel.: 519-524-2915; Fax 519-524-6019; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOB HAVERSTOCK AVIATION BURSARY
The Cornwall Flying Club sponsors a bursary for students furthering their education in the field of aviation.
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