Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 2018

Aviation for Women is the flagship member publication of Women in Aviation International. Articles feature women who have made aviation history, professional development ideas, and current-topic articles.

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J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 Aviation forWomen 37 Senior $2,947 per month ($17/hour)–completed at least 90 semester hours in college. Note: Students must be currently enrolled in school to parƟcipate in the internship program. In addiƟon to all WAI requirements, interested ap- plicants should submit a résumé and cover leƩer detail- ing qualificaƟons and list of academic honors, scholar- ships, awards, and special achievements. In addiƟon, submit a detailed essay (500-1,000 words), double- spaced, typed, that addresses the following topics: 1. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in aviaƟon maintenance technology? 2. What is or has been your greatest life challenge, and how has it enriched your and/or someone else's life? 3. If someone else was to describe your greatest strength, what would it be and why, and what do you consider to be your strongest characterisƟc and why? 4. What has been your most memorable academic experience and how did you handle this situaƟon? 5. Why are you the most qualified candidate for the Delta Air Lines Business Performance Internship? (Internship value $12,000, estimated total value $14,000) A v i a t i o n M a i n t e n a n c e S c h o l a r s h i p s American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship American Airlines will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in an aviaƟon main- tenance technician program (A&P) or a degree in aviation maintenance technology. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal ac- complishments, teamwork, leadership skills, and community service involvement. Applicants must meet all WAI scholarship require- ments and guidelines, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher, be enrolled in an accred- ited U.S. maintenance program, and be a U.S. ciƟzen or permanent resident. American Airlines' maintenance and engineering departments are vital to the company's commitment to provide safe, dependable, and friendly air trans- portaƟon to their customers. As such, the company seeks to aƩract top maintenance talent that shares its passion and interest in the aviaƟon industry. To complement the scholarship, American Air- lines will host the winner with attendance to the 30th Annual InternaƟonal Women in AviaƟon Con- ference (including air travel, hotel, and conference registraƟon). (Scholarship value: $5,000, estimated total value $7,000) ATP & CaseBank Aircraft Maintenance Scholarship For over 45 years, ATP has been a proud supporter of global general aviaƟon with technology and ser- vices that promote safety and quality for mainte- nance operaƟons. CaseBank, a Division of ATP, has been at the forefront of the industry for over 20 years, providing troubleshooƟng reliability and de- fect trend analysis to engineers and service teams. ATP & CaseBank will award a $1,000 scholarship to a woman pursuing the aircraŌ maintenance cerƟfi- cates. Please include a personal statement in your essay describing your interest and ambiƟons in avia- Ɵon. Candidates will be evaluated on academic performance, personal accomplishments, and involvement in the avi- ation community, fu - ture career aspiraƟons, and enthusiasm for air- craŌ maintenance. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent (on a 4.0 scale). Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, and fees related to obtaining the aircraŌ main- tenance certificates from an aviation maintenance school in the United States or Canada. Scholarship funds will be sent to the recipient's school or employ- er for disbursement. Funds must be used within one year of receiving the award. (Scholarship value $1,000) Delta Air Lines Aircraft Maintenance Technology Scholarship Delta Air Lines will award a $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in an aviaƟon mainte- nance technician program (A&P) or a degree in avi- ation maintenance technology. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, the recipient will receive a trip to the 30th Annual International Women in Avia- Ɵon Conference (includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodaƟons, and conference fee). Applicants must be a full-Ɵme student, with a minimum of two semesters leŌ (as of February 2019), with a cumula- Ɵve GPA of 3.0 or beƩer (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must be U.S. ciƟzens or eligible nonciƟzens. In addiƟon to all WAI requirements, please include a detailed essay (500-1,000 words), double-spaced and typed, that addresses the following topics: 1. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in aviaƟon maintenance technology? 2. What is or has been your greatest life challenge, and how has it enriched your and/or someone else's life? 3. If someone else was to describe your greatest strength, what would it be and why, and what do you consider to be your strongest characterisƟc and why? 4. What has been your most memorable academic experience, and how did you handle this situaƟon? 5. Why are you the most qualified candidate for the Delta Air Lines AircraŌ Maintenance Technology Scholarship? (Scholarship value $5,000, estimated total value $7,000) Faith Lorenz (leŌ) was awarded the Tools for AircraŌ Maintenance Scholarship by benefactor Carolyn Burton. JOHN RIEDEL

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