Nomination for Anderson Family Flight Training Scholarship Award

This Award may be presented annually to a deserving High School student in British Columbia to assist in completing their Private Pilot’s License. The student will have shown an interest in Aviation and will have demonstrated a commitment to complete Private Pilot training. The application for the Award is to be supported in writing by a PCTIA accredited or registered Flight Training school in British Columbia.

Award Criteria

  1. The scholarship fund is set up to be awarded annually, if the BCAC determines that a suitable application has been submitted.
  2. The intent is to help a young, serious student with their fixed or rotary Private Pilot License only.
  3. Student must show some commitment to training and finishing, such as showing a dedicated interest in aviation, a commitment to complete the program, completed ground school and/or completed a minimum of 10 hours of flight training.
  4. The application must include a letter of recommendation from a PCTIA accredited or registered flight school advising on candidate’s potential to complete the program.
  5. The application must be supported by a BCAC Member in good standing (either a flight school or individual BCAC Member). Contact the BCAC Administrator if you don’t know one at info@bcaviationcouncil.org
  6. Student to be between ages 16-19.
  7. Student must provide a personal outline and include need/reasoning for financial assistance.

Administration

  1. BCAC Award Committee will promote Scholarship, administrate and review application process and select winners, if any, on Anderson’s behalf. BCAC will use Member Training Schools to distribute the Scholarship information and promote the Scholarship on the BCAC Web Site.
  2. As the Award may be used primarily after graduation (but not necessarily if awarded to a grade 11 student), the award will be timed to meet summer training requirements for the Recipient of the Award will be announced in July and the winner, if any, will be asked to present an update on their training at the Silver Wings banquet in October.
  3. Funds will come directly from the Vancouver Foundation to BCAC, who will distribute the funds to the accredited or registered flight school, who will ensure that training does in fact take place. A member of the Anderson family will be asked to present the Award if possible at the BCAC Silver Wings Banquet.

Applications are now being requested for the following monetary award. Applications must be received no later than May 31st. The BCAC Awards committee will review applications and, if a winner is chosen, make recommendations for approval by the BCAC Board. The winner, if any, will be announced by July and flight training can commence shortly after that. The Award will be ‘formally presented’ at the BCAC Silver Wings Gala in October.

Private Pilot  
Flight Training – $5,000

This Award may be presented annually to a deserving High School student in British Columbia to assist in completing their Private Pilot’s License. The student will have shown an interest in Aviation and will have demonstrated a commitment to complete Private Pilot training. The application for the Award is to be supported in writing by an accredited or registered flight training school in British Columbia.

Basic Nominating Criteria:

  1. For Private Pilot License training
  2. High school or flight training academic mark(s)
  3. Application to include letter of recommendation from an accredited or registered flight school advising on candidate’s potential to complete the program.
  4. Student will be recommended by a BCAC Member (either the flight school or individual member).
  5. Student must show some commitment to training and finishing, such as showing a dedicated interest in aviation, a commitment to complete the program, completed ground school and/or completed a minimum of 10 hours of flight
  6. Student to be between age 16-19.
  7. Student to provide a written narrative explaining need/reasoning for financial assistance

Nominator:

Nominee:

Note: Applicant must attach a detailed narrative summary of the achievements and qualifications for the award (200 – 400 words). Provide as much information as you can so the selection committee is better able to render its final decision. The better your presentation the better opportunity you will have. This narrative must be co-signed by the recommending flight school.

The statement from the applicant should also include why he/she should receive the award.

Note: Funds will be paid to the flight school chosen by the Scholarship Recipient.

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