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.
“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.