CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016-2017 $1,000.00 FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

Receiving the 2016-2017 $1,000.00 General Craig R. Mckinley Flight Scholarship:

Cadet Kyle Gaumnitz

Bossio SQ, Washington State Univ

 

Receiving a 2016-2017 $1,000.00 Flight Scholarship in honor of the memory of Ms MaryAnn Maslowski, funded through the generosity of Bev and Ray Mentzer:  

Cadet Daniel Canale

Armstrong SQ, UNC-Charlotte

 

Receiving a 2016-2017 $1,000.00 Flight Scholarship, funded through the generosity of Boeing Corporation and the students of COWBOYCON: 

Cadet Ben Pritchard

Anderson SQ, Clemson

 

Receiving a 2016-2017 $1,000.00 Flight Scholarship, funded through the generosity of Lockheed Martin Corporation and the students of COWBOYCON:

Cadet James McCormick

Dougherty Chapter, RIT

 

Receiving a 2016-2017 $1,000.00 Flight Scholarship:

Cadet Michael Pufunt

Schaefer SQ, Univ of IL

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016-2017 $500.00 FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Cadet Jackson Jinks, Anderson SQ, TCU 

Cadet Connor Elkin, Dale Mabry SQ, Univ of FL 

Cadet George King, Hap Arnold SQ, Univ of Cincinnati 

Cadet Andrew Scott, Mallon SQ, Univ of Portland 

Cadet Anna Samuel, Shaddick SQ, Univ of Miami

Cadet Peter Carkhuff, Darby SQ, Rutgers

Cadet Brian Hasl, Meder SQ, Miami Univ

Cadet Madison Bell, Ryan SQ, UT-SA

Justin Kingrea, Andrews Chapter, Univ of Tennessee

Cadet Andrew Baichulall, Lahm SQ, Univ of MD



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

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SUBJECT: ARNOLD AIR SOCIETY AND SILVER WINGS FLYING SCHOLARSHIPS

1. The AAS/SW Executive Management Center is accepting immediate nominations for a cash award flight scholarship program to be available to all students in Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society beginning in late December 2016.

2. Fifteen scholarships are available with the following values:

  • One $1,000.00 General Craig R. McKinley flight scholarship
  • Four $1,000.00 flight scholarships
  • Ten $500.00 flight scholarships
EVERY active member of Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society, including those who have recently become Associates or Initiates are eligible. Students with or without flight experience are eligible.

3. SELECTION PROCESS

Candidates will be screened by the Executive Directors (EDs) and competitively selected by the EDs and two members of the AAS/SW Board of Trustees.
The following will be used to evaluate individuals:

MANDATORY: Availability to use the cash award for flight training between December 2015 and June 2016

MANDATORY: Member in good standing in Silver Wings or Arnold Air Society with dues fully paid at the time of application

MANDATORY: Completion of an essay not to exceed 300 words explaining the reason flight training is desired.

MANDATORY: Unofficial transcripts that reflect a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA (or equivalent) or higher in any field of study

Candidates will self nominate by sending the following information to mgmt.center@arnold-air.org NOT LATER THAN midnight 5 November 2016, 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.


4. PROGRAM EXECUTION

SW/AAS students selected will be informed by their Detachment Commander by approximately 5 December 2016. The EDs will coordinate directly with the desired fixed base operation (FBO) flight training center. The payment for training will be made directly to the flight center by the EMC on behalf of the student. Once payment is made, the student will simply contact the FBO to make arrangements for flight training consistent with their experience.

5. We encourage all interested and qualified students to apply. Only students in good standing with AAS/SW are eligible. Direct questions to Brigadier General Woodward at mgmt.center@arnold-air.org.

//SIGNED//DPW//24 SEP 2016//