RCAF Foundation Scholarships

An item from our colleagues in the RCAF Association that may be of interest to some readers.

The following message is shared with the support of the RCAF Association Chairman Colonel (Ret) Terry Chester,CD;

As CEO of the RCAF Foundation, I am thrilled to announce that today we launched our first RCAF Foundation Student Scholarships!

Developed for Canada’s next generations of leaders, and explorers in science and space, these twenty $1,000 scholarships are open to any Canadian youth 25 years of age or younger who is either entering or studying in a post-secondary institution or flight school.

They are designed to encourage all students in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) studies or flight that could lead to future careers the Aviation or Aerospace industry.

Categories include:

• Ten $1,000 scholarships to young men and women whose parents are either current or former serving members of the RCAF and are either entering or already attending any Canadian post-secondary educational institution or flight school

• Five $1,000 scholarships to young women who are entering or attending any Canadian post-secondary educational institution or flight school

• Five $1,000 scholarships to any young person who is entering a Canadian post-secondary educational institution or flight school and identifies as any one of the following: – Indigenous – Visible minority – LGBTQQIP2SAA – Person with disabilities

To apply students, choose one of these categories and answer two questions:

• What are your career aspirations and vision for your future in the Aviation and Aerospace?

• What is the most important character attribute or personal life experience you possess that will help you make a meaningful contribution to your future workplace and community? Submission Deadline – Friday July 16, 2021. I hope you will be able to share this information with your networks. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. Thank you! — Jeremy Diamond CEO RCAF Foundation 416.722.9754

Royal Canadian Air Force Association,405-222 Somerset St. West Ottawa ON K2P 2G3 CANADA, Phone Number:(613) 232-4281, Fax Number: (613) 232-2156, Email Address: director@airforce.ca, Website : http://rcafassociation.ca

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