Introductory Parachuting Scholarship Program


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016-2017 PARACHUTING SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The Executive Management Center and AAS/SW National Staffs congratulate the following recipients of our 2016-2017 parachuting scholarships:
Cadet Sarah Duke Irwin SQ Samford
Cadet Andrew Smith Hartinger SQ USF
Cadet Swain Spearman Sattler Chapter Clemson
Cadet Madison Bell Ryan SQ Univ of TX-SA
Cadet Isaac McDermott LeMay SQ Ohio State

ACTION MEMORANDUM FOR ALL AAS/SW AREA AND REGION COMMANDERS AND PRESIDENTS: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION TO ALL MEMBERS

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

1.  The AAS/SW Executive Management Center is accepting immediate nominations for a cash award introductory parachuting scholarship program to be available to all Silver Wings Civilians (Freshman through Senior) and to AS 300 and AS 400 Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society Cadets beginning in late December 2016.  Cadets must have completed field training to be eligible.

2.  This year, five scholarships are available with a value not to exceed $300.00 per scholarship.

3.  SELECTION PROCESS

Candidates will be screened and competitively selected by the Executive Directors (EDs)

The following will be used to evaluate individuals:

Candidates will self nominate by sending the following information to mgmt.center@arnold-air.org NOT LATER THAN midnight 5 November Pacific Time.  Late submissions will not be accepted under any circumstances.  NOTE: EACH APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN THE FORM OF AN E-MAIL WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE ORDER BELOW.  ONLY ONE ATTACHMENT IS PERMITTED: AN UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT.

Program Execution: The EDs will inform Detachment Commanders of individuals selected to participate.  The EDs will provide funds directly to the parachuting center selected by the student in his/her name.  Funds will be for one jump and not to exceed $300.

SIGNED//24 SEP 16//DPW