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EAA Chapter 106 youth Scholarship

Do you have A  DEMONSTRATED*  PASSION for AVIATION?
Do you  Live in NEW ENGLAND? (MA, NH, RI, CT, VT, ME)
Will you be AGE 16-18  in LATE JULY 2014?  (or within 4 weeks after?)

* NOTE:   ACTIONS, not words ...
When we say we're looking for a DEMONSTRATED AVIATION PASSION, we want to know what ACTION an applicant has taken about their professed passion, not just words of dreams. O
ur past winners have each demonstrated a true passion for aviation (example: working to earn money for their own flight lessons) as you'll see in the documents for each winner (Go to the winner page (link below), then click next to a winner's name for a page which has more info about WHY that youth was selected as a scholarship winner.) 


Announcing the

2014 EAA Chapter 106 YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP 
to the EAA ADVANCED AIR ACADEMY in Oshkosh, WI
2014 Scholarship FLYER:      

Our scholarship for 2014 will be in two rounds:
            First round - a simple round to narrow the list to the most aviation-passionate youth.
            Final round - Selecting amount those, utilizing some additional information. 

PHASE 1 -- 
Three essays focused on 1) how interest in aviation started, 2) what ACTIONS have been taken in pursuit of that passion, and 3) why you want to attend and why we should select you.
      2014 PHASE 1 APPLICATION  < click to apply

PHASE 2 -- 
For the finalists, the following will be required:
     A)  Submit (to EAA) an application for the EAA scholarship (called a "campership")
          AND an application to the EAA camp
     B)  Submit (to EAA106) two more essays (one focused on aviation goals (career or personal),
                  and one focused on top academic achievements and extracurricular activities)
     C)  Submit (to EAA106) GPA info -- with a grades transcript
     D)  Submit (to EAA106) a letter of recommendation (from an adult who is not a family member).

EAA106's Youth Scholarship winner(s) win:
1)  The balance of the $1,260 EAA Advanced Air Academy tuition 
         -- whatever is not covered by the EAA scholarship
         (youth/parents MUST apply to EAA if selected as a Phase 1 finalist)
2)  The cost of the airfare (from a major airport in New England)
         
 and the fee for one bag!

NOTE:  Our Youth Scholarship donations and 2014 budget (approval expected Jan.10),
            along with the quality of applicants, will determine whether we will be
            able to award one, or two, scholarships to the EAA Advanced Air Academy.

DEADLINES / SCHEDULE --   
PHASE 1
    
JAN. 19, 2014 -- Phase 1 on-line application deadline

    JAN. 26, 2014 -- Phase 1 selection & results notification to all applicants
PHASE 2 --  Only for finalists from Phase 1
    
F
EB   1, 2014 --   
You must apply for EAA's scholarship (tuition only)
                              AND submit "official" EAA Air Academy camp application (send to EAA)
                              NOTE regarding the $200 EAA application-required deposit
                                         If you win our EAA106 scholarship, will be reimbursed by EAA106.
                                         If you do not win an EAA or EAA106 scholarship,
                                         EAA will refund the $200 deposit, upon quick cancellation request.
    FEB   8, 2014 -- Submit Phase 2 on-line form to EAA106
    FEB.15, 2014 -- Submit additional documentation by snailmail:  
                              GPA with copy of grades, Letter of Recommendation, & Parental Consent
                              February 15 is the POSTMARK deadline. 

    FEB.28, 2014 -- EAA106 winner(s) announced, but the amount of our award is dependent on
                               how much, if any, our EAA106 winners win from EAA towards tuition
                               (but EAA does not
 announce that until MAR.15).  
    MAR.16, 2014 -- EAA106 winner(s) scholarship amounts announced.


PRESS RELEASE  ...  Will be posted here soon

Info about the 2013 WINNERS has been posted.
Our scholarship for 2014 will be in two rounds:

PHASE 1 - A round to narrow the list to the most aviation-passionate youth.
.. . . . . . . . THIS ON-LINE APPLICATION DUE BY: 
.. . . . . . . . COMMITTEE DECISION & NOTIFICATION BY:  
PHASE 2 - Selecting among those, one, possibly two winners, utilizing additional information.
.. . . . . . . . 2nd ON-LINE FORM & OTHER DOCUMENTATION DUE BY: 
.. . . . . . . . COMMITTEE DECISION & NOTIFICATION BY:  FEB.
Our scholarship for 2014 will be in two rounds:
PHASE 1 - A round to narrow the list to the most aviation-passionate youth.
.. . . . . . . . THIS ON-LINE APPLICATION DUE BY: 
.. . . . . . . . COMMITTEE DECISION & NOTIFICATION BY:  
PHASE 2 - Selecting among those, one, possibly two winners, utilizing additional information.
.. . . . . . . . 2nd ON-LINE FORM & OTHER DOCUMENTATION DUE BY: 
.. . . . . . . . COMMITTEE DECISION & NOTIFICATION BY:  FEB.


      
QUESTIONS? Send an e-mail to: EAA106.YoungEagles AT gmail dot com

 

 

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