2017-2018 FLIGHT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Recipient of the General Craig R. McKinley $1,000.00 Flight Scholarship
Cadet Jeffrey Bennett                     West Virginia 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Lockheed Martin flight scholarship
Cadet Jong B. Byun                         USC

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Lockheed Martin flight scholarship
Cadet Austin Currier                        U Mass Amherst 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Lockheed Martin flight scholarship
Cadet Giovanni Inouye                   U of Washington 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Lockheed Martin flight scholarship
Cadet Daniel Liszka                          Pitt 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Lockheed Martin flight scholarship
Cadet Daniel Mote                            Troy University 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Texas Air Force Association Scholarship
Cadet Harrison Spexarth               U of Houston 

Recipient of a $1,000.00 Texas Air Force Association Scholarship
Cadet Angela Kvitek                         U of Texas at Austin 

Recipient of a $500.00 Boeing Scholarship
Cadet Brian Weiss                             U of Virginia 

Recipient of a $500.00 Boeing Scholarship
Cadet Patrick Forbus Jr                  U of Maryland

Recipient of a $500.00 Boeing Scholarship
Cadet Anna Samuel                         U of Miami 

Recipients of additional $500.00 Scholarships
Cadet Donovan Vesey Colorado State
Ms. Marquette Davis  ERAU Prescott
Cadet Catherine Schwarzler Fordham University
Cadet Jacob Francisco U Mass Amherst
Cadet Hunter Jackson ERAU Daytona
Cadet Emily Murray U Mass Amherst
Cadet Wyatt Couey U of Portland
Cadet Kevin Cagle Mississippi State
Cadet Patrick Megill West Virginia
Cadet John Beigelman U of Puerto Rico
Cadet Peter Galindez III Duke University

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 2017.

2. Twenty-two scholarships are available with the following values:

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 retired General Offices and military pilots.
The following will be used to evaluate individuals:

MANDATORY: Availability to use the cash award for flight training between December 2017 and June 2018

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: Students selected for Lockheed Martin, Boeing, AFA, or McKinley sponsored scholarships must be willing to draft a brief e-mail of thanks for the EMC to provide to the sponsor

MANDATORY: All applicants authorize release of their e-mail address to Doss Aviation, one of our sponsors this year, for marketing of a flight for fee program they offer

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 2017, 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 in December. 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//27 SEP 2017//