AWAM Scholarships Available for Eager Technicians

 - October 22, 2008, 12:39 PM

The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance is seeking applicants for 12 available training and education scholarships, many of which are not restricted to maintenance students or females, although applicants do have to join AWAM. The deadline for entry is November 21. Scholarships available include offerings from Abaris Training, CAE SimuFlite, Elliott Aviation, FlightSafety International, Girard Aviation, Rice Family “Helping Hand” (financial assistance for students), Horizon Air, JetBlue, Pratt & Whitney, Southwest Airlines, Tools Beneath Your Wings (honoring Richard L. Waters) and Aircraft Technical Book. Scholarship requirements include AWAM membership and an application with details on educational background; work experience; honors, scholastic achievements, community service; qualifications (certificates, ratings); an essay of no more than  200 words about the applicant’s interest in aviation; and two letters of recommendation. AWAM membership costs $15 for students and $25 for all others.