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Bill Cowden Memorial Aviation Scholarship

$1,500

May 01, 2019

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Bill Cowden was a private pilot, commercial airline pilot and airshow performer who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 47 in an airshow performance. It is in this spirit and in the loving memory of Bill Cowden that his family established this scholarship so aspiring pilots who lack the financial resources to pursue advanced pilot training will be able to fulfill their dreams. One scholarship is available each year up to $1,500 to one pilot from the Midwest working to obtain higher ratings in aviation. Applicant must hold a current Private Pilot Certificate and plan to pursue advanced training in aviation; provide a professional resume, and include one letter of recommendation related to aviation skills and submit a one-page, typewritten essay giving their reasons for pursuing advanced training in aviation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Samantha Phillipps
  • 500 Main Street #322
  • P.O. Box 498
  • Menomonie, WI 54751
  • sphillipps@cfdunncounty.org
  • 715-232-8019

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