Ontario Aerospace Council offering academic scholarships

The Ontario Aerospace Council is offering four scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario.  The value of each scholarship is $2,000.

OAC Scholarships for Aerospace Studies

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Who can apply?

OAC Scholarships (three available–open to all)

  • High school students in their final year who are entering an aerospace studies program at an accredited Ontario college or university; and
  • Students currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at an accredited Ontario college or university and continuing their studies in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Women In Aerospace Canada Scholarship (one available)

  • Young women attending high school in their final year who are entering an aerospace studies program at an accredited Ontario college or university; and
  • Women currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at an accredited Ontario college or university and continuing their studies in the 2018-2019 academic year.

What is Required for the Application? (applicable for all)

  • Essay (500 to 700 words) from applicant stating their interest in aerospace and career aspirations;
  • For first year students, a letter of acceptance into their chosen academic institution;
  • Two letters of reference from community members (teacher, professor, coach, employer, volunteer leader);
  • Academic report issued by applicant’s current educational institution for the 2017-2018 academic year (most current); and
  • Academic achievement of 75 per cent or greater in current year studies.

Application Submission (applicable for all)

Applications may be submitted electronically to the OAC at leigh.kras@theOAC.ca

Applications may be submitted by regular mail to:

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OAC Scholarship Application
Ontario Aerospace Council
23-40 Grayrocks Avenue,
Hamilton, Ont.

L8W 3S1

Applications must be received no later than Friday, May 4, 2018.

Incomplete applications will not be considered

The OAC Scholarship Review Committee will review applications and successful candidates will be advised by May 29, 2018.

Scholarships will be presented at OAC’s Golf Tournament on June 5, 2018.  Funds for this initiative are generated from the annual OAC Golf Tournament.

We thank all golf tournament sponsors and participants for your generous support, enabling OAC to provide four scholarships this year to the next generation of our aerospace workforce.

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