Monday, November 4, 2013

The Louisville chapter of Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) has announced an all-inclusive scholarship to attend the 2014 International Women in Aviation Conference in Orlando, Florida (March 6-8, 2014). The scholarship for first-time attendees includes all registration fees, round-trip airfare, room and board, and transportation between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

In addition to the AWAM Scholarship Checklist items you must:

  • Be female.
  • Be a senior or recent graduate of a Bachelors program in aviation maintenance or aerospace engineering.
  • Include an essay (500 words or less) explaining why you deserve to attend the conference. 
  • Submit an official transcript.
  • Be an avid volunteer in your community.

For more information on how to apply for this and other AWAM scholarships (totaling more then $100,000!) to be given away at the AWAM Awards Breakfast during the 2014 International Women in Aviation Conference visit the AWAM scholarships page. Applications for these scholarships must be received by Dec. 1, 2013.

And don't forget the other great scholarship opportunities available through WAI! Review the diverse offerings on our scholarships page and submit your application by November 18. Current members as of November 1, 2013, may apply for up to two scholarships.

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