Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Scholarship.
Please submit applications by Friday February 15, 2019
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Thank you to flight training colleges and schools for promoting the Arnold and Vi Milstead Warren Scholarship among your students. Excellent applications were submitted from a variety of colleges and flight training programs.
Thank you to each applicant for the effort and thought you put into your written submissions. I appreciate the complimentary comments of each referee and hope that applicants realize how highly your instructors and colleagues regard you.
The 2016-17 Arnold and Vi Milstead Warren Scholarship of $2000 will be awarded to Claire Orban. Besides graduating from the Seneca College Bachelor of Aviation degree program in 2017 with a Commercial License with a Group 1 Instrument Rating, Claire will write the ATPL exams before beginning her Instructor Rating.
Claire recognizes that students learn at different rates and is committed to taking the required time, and finding alternative ways to help students learn, to give students the best chance to succeed and becoming safe, knowledgeable pilots. Her experience of a wide range of instructing methods and personalities will help shape her into the type of flight instructor she wants to be – fair, firm, and friendly.
She has created a flight instructor assessment tool for students to indicate if they feel that their instructor shows an obvious willingness to help them throughout their training and if they put safety as their number one priority – to ensure a positive safety culture is being passed down.
With her goal of becoming a fair, firm and friendly instructor who will pass along a positive safe flying attitude, Claire is well on her way to becoming the type of instructor exemplified by both Vi Milstead and Arnold Warren 70 – 80 years ago.
Best wishes to all applicants as they prepare for Instructor Ratings and continue to pursue careers in aviation.
Watch for information about the next Arnold and Vi Milstead Warren Flight Training Scholarship.
~Marilyn Dickson, Trustee for the Arnold and Vi Milstead Warren Flight Training Scholarship