AACA-Forrest Jones Memorial Scholarship
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The Forrest Jones Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 to honor Forrest Jones, a dedicated aviation maintenance professional and role model who combined innovative thinking and a commonsense approach to everyday problems. Forrest made a significant contribution to aviation in the State of Alaska, actively supporting aircraft operations for over forty years. His maintenance philosophy of “fixing it right, by the book” was combined with a high degree of professionalism and integrity.
The Forrest Jones Memorial Scholarship seeks to perpetuate this attitude and commitment to aviation in Alaska. The scholarship is awarded in early spring at the annual Alaska Air Carriers Association Convention. The amount to be awarded each year will be determined annually by the AACA Scholarship Committee. A scholarship in the amount of $3000 shall be awarded in March 2012.
Applicant must be enrolled in or applying to one of the following (in an aviation field), or a high school senior applying to:
• Accredited college or university
• Licensed flight school
• Certified A&P program
GPA 2.0 or higher and 12 credits per semester must be carried.
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