William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship

The National Business Aviation Association annually awards $2,500 to each of two applicants pursuing careers as maintenance technicians. One award will benefit a student who currently is enrolled in an accredited airframe and powerplant (A&P) program at an approved FAR Part 147 school. The second award will benefit an individual who currently is not enrolled but has been accepted for enrollment in an A&P program.


The scholarship is named in honor of retired NBAA staff member William M. Fanning, who was active in maintenance issues during his nearly 20-year tenure at the Association.

Awards will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. Scholarships will be awarded at the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention and checks will be made payable to the school. Scholarship recipients must use the funds by December 31, or risk forfeit of the award.

A completed and signed application form must be accompanied by an essay, official transcript or acceptance letter, resume and letter of recommendation. See application form for details.

Completed and signed applications and required documents must be postmarked no later than July 31st to be considered for the scholarship.

For all NBAA scholarships, applicants are limited to receiving one award per person, per year. Direct all questions about this application to NBAA at 202-783-9250 or info@nbaa.org.

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