Gulfstream to award two aviation maintenance scholarships
Gulfstream Aerospace in
conjunction with Women in Corporate Aviation, will award two $5,000
scholarships for professional development or career advancement in the field of
maintenance aviation technology. The award winners will be considered for
future co-op and internship positions with Gulfstream, a corporate member of
Women in Corporate Aviation.
“Gulfstream has a number of
initiatives in place to ensure a steady supply of skilled workers so we can
continue to provide our operators with the best service possible,” said Mark
Burns, president, Gulfstream Product Support. “This is an investment in
our future and the future of the business-aviation industry.”
The scholarships will be
administered by Women in Corporate Aviation and are open to anyone pursuing a
career in aviation maintenance, enrolled in an aviation maintenance technician
programme or avionics training programme, or seeking a degree in aviation
Applicants will be
considered based on their personal accomplishments, community involvement,
academic standing and career goals. Applicants must be 18 or older, a US citizen or
permanent resident, and have a high school diploma or GED. In addition,
applicants must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay detailing how this
scholarship will benefit their education or career path.
Scholarship winners are
required to use their award toward a specific aviation maintenance programme,
including airframe and powerplant certification, college-level aviation
maintenance courses or avionics technician certification.
The winners will be
announced during the National Business Aviation Association Meeting and
Convention from 30 October to 1 November in Orlando.
Those interested in applying
for a scholarship should contact Women in Corporate Aviation. The deadline for
applications is 30 September 2012.