Who Can Apply: The Wichita Aero Club announced the creation of the Wichita Aero Club Stimpson Scholarship to honor the memory of the late Edward W. Stimpson, President of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and ICAO Ambassador. This $5,000 annual award is for applicants who seek to make a significant contribution to the aviation industry upon completion of their education.
The scholarship is awarded annually in the spring for the ensuing semester. It is designed to encourage students in technical, engineering or operational disciplines who have a connection, either by place of residency, family relationships or attendance at an institution of higher learning in or near Wichita, Kan. Applicants who are from Kansas or have family ties to Kansas but attend a technical school, college or university outside of Kansas are also eligible.
- Must be pursuing a career in aviation and have completed at least 50% of required of post-high school credits for a certificate, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree to date in a related field of study
- Must demonstrate a financial need through FAFSA or SAR attachment in application
Deadline: March 1, 2017