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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Women in Corporate Aviation to Award $16,000 in Scholarships at 2010 NBAA Convention

Women in Corporate Aviation
CONTACT: Elizabeth Partie
Women in Corporate Aviation, Secretary


[May 31, 2010]
Women in Corporate Aviation Announces Six Upcoming Scholarship Offerings
Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) is pleased to promote personal career development through the awarding of six scholarships at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Convention, October 19-21, 2010 in Atlanta, GA. The scholarships will be presented at a WCA sponsored event during the convention. For convention information, please visit the NBAA website.

The scholarship offerings are varied, representing the diverse opportunities available within corporate aviation. The Women in Corporate Aviation Career Scholarship ($1,000) is sponsored by WCA members to assist a person pursuing professional development or career advancement in corporate/business aviation. The career scholarship may not be awarded to a previous WCA Career Scholarship recipient.

The WCA Aviation Management Scholarship ($500-$2,100) is sponsored by WCA Corporate members: The Home Depot and Jeff Reich, CAM, of Elevon Consulting. The scholarship assists those currently in corporate aviation with the costs of professional courses/programs toward aviation management.

The Susan C. Friedenberg Corporate Flight Attendant Scholarship ($3,800) consists of a four day training program designed to teach individuals entering into the industry how to approach contract flying.

The Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. Dispatcher License Training Scholarships (2 available at $3,445 each) are available to individuals who desire to pursue their FAA Dispatcher Licenses.

The University of Southern California Viterbi Aviation Safety & Security Scholarship ($2,250) is offered to an individual who has demonstrated interest in aviation safety or management in corporate/business aviation. The award covers the cost of tuition of the 4.5 day Human Factors in Aviation Safety Course offered by USC Viterbi.

Applications and detailed guidelines for the listed scholarships may be found on the WCA Scholarship website. Applicants should be actively working toward their goals in business/corporate aviation and demonstrate financial need. With further questions on application guidelines please contact WCA Scholarship Chair Sandra Clifford at

About Women in Corporate Aviation
WCA, a non-profit 501 (C) (3) organization, is the premier mentoring association for both men and women in corporate/business aviation. WCA promotes aviation careers and supports diversity by providing information, networking, mentoring, scholarships and education for current and future industry professionals. WCA is open for student, individual, and corporate membership. For more information about WCA or to donate towards our scholarship program please visit the website at, contact our WCA Headquarters at 4450 Nicholas Lane, Southaven, MS 38672, or email to If you would like to be removed from our press contact list, or have a change to your information, please email Elizabeth Partie, Secretary for WCA at


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