Aircraft maintenance technician scholarships available

The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance is taking applications for scholarships to be awarded in March.

The application deadline is Dec. 1.

Scholarships are for students and working professionals who are members of the organization and open to men and women unless otherwise noted.

To date, the nonprofit group has awarded more than $120,000 in scholarships.

“AWAM scholarships provide an excellent opportunity to learn new methods, develop additional skills, get funds to upgrade the all-important tool box and embrace the exciting opportunities the field of aviation maintenance offers,” organizers said in a statement.

The scholarships available include awards for aircraft-specific maintenance training, engine-specific maintenance training, troubleshooting, avionics maintenance, aviation entrepreneur, helicopter maintenance and inspection authorization, according to the organization.

For information go to http://www.awam.org/scholarships.aspx or call Anna Romer at 952-687-1252; Andew Csondor at 517- 712-9818 or Lynette Ashland at 912- 247-2908.