The South Florida Business Aviation Association will award a total of $27,000 in scholarship money and charitable donations at its general membership meeting on March 10, 2016.
The SFBAA will award general scholarships to two outstanding high school seniors who plan to further their education in the aviation field. The organization will also award a Dave Davis Memorial scholarship to a high school senior who has made an outstanding contribution of community service during his/her high school career. Additional donations will be given to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Angel Flight Southeast and Christian Air Services.
“The business aviation industry is essential to helping grow southeast Florida’s economy,” said Jeff Ramsden, SFBAA president. “We are honored to support these organizations and help local students pursue their education in aviation.”
The SFBAA general membership meeting will be held at Jet Aviation, 1515 Perimeter Road, West Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Scholarship winners will be announced at the meeting and they will receive their checks that evening.
Twenty-eight high school students applied for the SFBAA’s 2015 scholarships. Entries were reviewed and winners were selected by the organization’s scholarship committee.
Applications for the 2016 SFBAA scholarships are currently being accepted; the submission deadline is August 1, 2016. Students can find eligibility criteria and apply online at sfbaa.org.The SFBAA has raised more than $200,000 for scholarships and charities in the past 12 years.
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