William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship

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Application Deadline:
August 1, 2016
Target Candidate:
Business aviation maintenance technician
Award Amount:
Two awards of $2,500 for educational costs
Notification/Award Period:
Awarded during the fall
U.S. Citizenship/Permanent
Resident Status Required?
Yes
Other Requirements:
Completed application package, which consists of essay, resume, official transcript or acceptance letter and one signed letter of recommendation.

NBAA Charities annually awards $2,500 to each of two applicants pursuing careers as maintenance technicians. One award will benefit a student who is currently enrolled in an accredited airframe and powerplant (A&P) program at an approved FAR Part 147 school. The second award will benefit an individual who is not currently enrolled but has been accepted for enrollment in an A&P program. The scholarship is named in honor of retired NBAA staff member William M. Fanning, who was active in maintenance issues during his nearly 20-year tenure at the Association.

Awards will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. Scholarships will be awarded in the fall of 2016, and checks will be made payable to the school. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by Dec. 31, 2017, or risk forfeit of the award.

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Completed application package, which consists of essay, resume, official transcript or acceptance letter and one signed letter of recommendation, must be received by NBAA no later than August 1, 2016, to be considered for the scholarship. See application for full details.

For all NBAA Charities scholarships, applicants are limited to receiving one award per person, per year. Direct all questions about this application to NBAA's Tyler Austin at (202) 783-9267 or scholarships@nbaa.org.