Sheltair and Avfuel release application for second annual scholarship program


Sheltair Aviation, a leading aviation services company, and Avfuel Corporation, a leading global supplier of aviation fuel and services, have announced the availability of the 2023 Future Takes Flight Scholarship Program application.

The second annual scholarship will again provide US$30,000 in educational funds, awarding six US$5,000 scholarships to aviators across three categories: two for learning to fly or advanced pilot ratings; two for aviation technicians; and two for continuing education. By splitting funds across these three areas, the companies are able to better support the future of business aviation through a broad scope of educational and professional development opportunities.

“With the Future Takes Flight Scholarship Program, we’re giving back to the industry that has given us everything,” said Lisa Holland, Sheltair’s president. “By providing meaningful financial support to aviators pursuing a greater commitment to business aviation, we’re reinvesting in the aviation community we love.”

Joel Hirst, Avfuel’s senior vice president of sales said, “The Avfuel and Sheltair teams were blown away by both the breadth and quality of applications we received for the 2022 scholarship. We look forward to reading through 2023’s applicants and are honored to once again give back to the industry that has given us everything, supporting business aviation’s bright future.”

Scholarship applications and further details are available at Applications are due on June 1, 2023. The scholarship recipients will be notified in September and announced at NBAA-BACE.

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