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NACC launches new scholarship program

Oct. 20, 2014, Ottawa - The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) has announced that it is launching a new scholarship program to help students pursuing post-secondary studies in an aviation-related program in Canada.

October 20, 2014  By Carey Fredericks

“The NACC is very pleased to be launching its scholarship program to encourage and recognize outstanding students who are pursuing their aviation dreams,” said Marc-André O’Rourke, Executive Director of the NACC.

“The air transportation sector in Canada plays a vital role in the country’s economic growth and prosperity and the NACC is proud to be doing its part to support a well-trained workforce for the future,” O’Rourke added.

The program awards two $1,500 scholarships to qualifying individuals whose studies relate to airline operations or management – including commercial pilot training – and avionics or aircraft maintenance.

The application deadline for this year’s NACC Scholarship Program is Monday, December 1st at 5 pm EST. Award recipients will be announced at the NACC’s annual summit in February 2015.



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