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2007 Gas Division Competition PDF Document - Adopted April 2007
|Written by Shelley Caraway|
|Friday, 12 January 2007 09:12|
THE TRADITION CONTINUESIt is my pleasure on behalf of the Balloon Federation of America Youth Programs to announce that the tradition of awarding scholastic achievement scholarships will be continuing during 2008/2009! The BFA Scholarship Program is proud to provide the opportunity to eligible BFA Hi-Flyers for financial assistance towards educational opportunities in aviation as well as college or trade school.
Four scholarships are available:
1) The Bill
Murtorff Aviation Education Scholarship will be awarded annually. The
deadline for applications is July 1, 2009. The scholarship recipient will
be announced and funds disbursed during October 2009. The purpose of this
scholarship is to assist with the financial support for the BFA Hi-Flyer to
attend a Part 141 Flight Training School. Amount of award will not exceed $500.00.
3) Earl MacPherson Memorial Scholarship.The Earl MacPherson Memorial Scholarship
will support young balloon enthusiasts seeking to expand their piloting
and academic knowledge by permitting them to attend camps, piloting seminar and
ground school opportunities, or college. Click here for details.
4) Stephen Lachendro Memorial Scholarship. Any teen interested in attending the Balloon Federation of America hotair balloon camps may apply. Click here for details.
General Scholarship Guidelines
Document achievements while involved in ballooning
Submit a grade report from the current school year
Document involvement in school or civic activities outside of ballooning
Write an essay explaining why you are a good candidate to receive the Bill Murtorff Scholastic Scholarship.
Document any extenuating circumstances you feel the committee should consider when evaluating your application.
Include number of years involved in the junior balloonist/hi-flyer program
Hold current membership at time of application and award
Be eligible to attend a college or trade school in 2009 (have graduated or be eligible for graduation, or earned a GED no later than 6/15/09).
You may download the scholarship application form by clicking here or please send requests
for an application packet to:
BFA Youth Program Chair
|Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2009 23:26|
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