Scholarship

Forest Protection Limited “Xenia Morales - Women In Aviation Scholarship”

Forest Protection Limited (FPL), operating for nearly 70 years out of New Brunswick, is a company known for Aerial Work, including aerial firefighting and aerial treatment of pesticides and herbicides. We are looking to encourage women to join or further their aviation industry skills as either pilot or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) apprentice.

  • Estimated Value: $5,000
  • Available Scholarships: One per year
  • Scholarship Year: 2021

Pilot applicant: If awarded to a pilot applicant, the scholarship is partial funding toward the total costs associated with completing Agricultural Pilot Training. Training will take place at Battleford Airspray in Saskatchewan. Candidates must possess a Commercial Pilot License (CPL).

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) apprentice applicant: If awarded to an AME apprentice applicant, the scholarship is partial funding toward the total costs associated with completing approved training. This training must take place at a Transport Canada Approved Training Organization (ATO).

Please submit an essay of fewer than 1000 words, including a personal statement describing how this new opportunity would help advance your professional goals and ambitions.

Candidates will be evaluated on personal accomplishments, involvement in the aviation community, and future career aspirations. Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, with preference given to a New Brunswick resident.

Essays can be submitted to info@forestprotectionlimited.com with the subject title “Xenia Morales - Women in Aviation Scholarship.”

The deadline to submit is 31 March 2021.