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Michigan Aviation Scholarship Applications Now Available
Aviation students attending college, university or aviation oriented technical schools in the State of Michigan can submit an application for one or more FPM-MBAA-WMBAA Aviation Scholarships. Candidate eligibility and application requirements are included in the application form.
Completed application packets are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 8, 2016.
Two of the State's Best Aviation Scholarship Programs Join Forces to Benefit Students!
The Frank P. Macartney Foundation (FPMF) and the Michigan Business Aviation Association (MBAA) have combined efforts to ensure the aviation foundation remains solid throughout Michigan long into the future. Both entities have long track records of promoting the development and training of future aviation professionals through sponsorship of a variety of aviation scholarships. Since the FPMF’s inception in 1996, and MBAA’s start in 1998, the scholarship programs have awarded a long list of aviation training and cash awards, with a combined value nearing $1 million. Benefactors include aspiring pilots, aviation managers and maintenance technicians enrolled in aviation related college and technical school programs throughout Michigan. The training awards have been generously donated by some of the industry’s best trainer facilities and OEM’s, including FlightSafety International,CAE SimuFlite, Williams International, Aircare Solutions Group & Rockwell Collins. Cash awards and expense stipends are donated by the FPMF sponsors and MBAA Members who participate in the MBAA Golf Classic.
Scholarship Awards Consist of the Following...
FPMF - MBAA Avionics Training Awards – Two (2) Pro Line 4 or 21 Computer Based Training (CBT) courses donated by Rockwell Collins. Select from a variety of courses offered to pilots or mechanics in support of the functionality of the Pro Line 4 or 21 instrumentation.
MBAA Cash Awards - One (1) $1,000 (minimum) cash award offered to students enrolled in Aviation Management, Flight or Maintenance courses at colleges, universities or technical schools in Michigan.
FPMF Cash Awards – Three to four cash awards at values ranging from $2,000 - $5,000 offered to students enrolled in Aviation Management, Flight or Maintenance courses at colleges, universities or technical schools in Michigan.
FPMF - MBAA Flight Training Awards – Two (2) Cessna Citation Co-Pilot Initial Training Courses, donated by FlightSafety International. This is a two week aircraft specific pilot training course held at the FlightSafety Learning Center in San Antonio, Texas. A cash stipend to the recipient of this award may be included to help offset a portion of the cost of travel, meal and lodging expenses.
MBAA Maintenance Training Award - One (1) King Air BE-200 Initial Maintenance Training Course donated by CAE SimuFlite. This is a 12-day aircraft specific maintenance training course held at the CAE SimuFlite Training Facility in Dallas, Texas. MBAA may also donate a cash stipend to the recipient of this award to help offset a portion of the cost of travel, meal and lodging expenses.
MBAA Aircare FACTS Training Award - One (1) Aircare FACTS Training Course donated by the Aircare Solutions Group. This is a three day flight crew emergency procedures training course conducted at one of the Aircare FACTS training facilities located throughout the United States. MBAA may also donate a cash stipend to the recipient of this award to help offset a portion of the cost of travel, meal and lodging expenses.
Williams International Engine Training Award - Two (2) Engine Service Training Courses donated by Williams International. This is a five day Line Maintenance Training Course conducted at the Williams International Training Center in Walled Lake, Michigan.