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Airservices supports RA-Aus scholarships

written by australianaviation.com.au | February 12, 2010

Airservices Australia has announced a new partnership with Recreational Aviation Australia (RA-Aus) which will see the air traffic management provider fund 10 scholarships each year for three years to assist students undertaking flying training through RA-Aus.

The Giving Young Flyers Training Support scholarships will be open to students aged 15-20 and provide $2500 to assist with the costs of flying training undertaken through RA-Aus members. To be eligible, students will need to demonstrate an aptitude for flying, a commitment to aviation, and financial need.

Airservices spokesperson Rob Walker said the agreement recognised the essential role played by RA-Aus as part of a vibrant, growing Australian aviation industry. “We’re proud to support the work of the organisation as they help young people learn to fly, operate safely and possibly consider a future career in our industry,” he said.

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“This agreement is part of our wider contribution to the aviation industry in general and we look forward to building on this association with RA-Aus.”

More information about the scholarships is available on the RA-Aus website.

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