Introductory Parachuting Scholarship Program

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

SUBJECT: APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR AAS/SW SKYDIVING SCHOLARSHIPS

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, 400, 500 or higher POC Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society Cadets beginning in late December 2017.  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 30 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//DPW//29 Sep 2017
DANIEL P. WOODWARD
Brig Gen, USAF (Retired)
Co-Executive Director, Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings
202-999-5173