MSC Announces 2015 Youth Scholarship Award Winners
The Youth Scholarship Subcommittee, comprised of members of the Board of Trustees of the Minden Soaring Club, met recently and are pleased to announce the 2015 Youth Scholarships.The winners will receive $1000 each to be used to help defray the cost of pursuing their glider pilot license. Additionally, scholarship winners will be able to request an additional $500 once their initial award has been expended upon recommendation from a gliding instructor. The scholarship can be used at any soaring operation where students can obtain flying instruction and training.
Award winners are:
Jaden Wass of Gardnerville
Cole Pinther of Minden
Spencer Karam of Reno
Peter Hensley of Mammoth Lakes
Our thanks to everyone who submitted an application this year. Applicants are encouraged to apply again next year, providing they still meet the requirements of the scholarship.
Please join us for a BBQ on Saturday, June 6, 2015 where we will formally award the scholarship certificates and introduce the award winners to the MSC membership.
More details will be posted shortly - see you there!
The Minden Soaring Club Youth Scholarship Application is now available for 2015
Applications are due by April 12, 2015 and winners will be announced by May 1, 2015
This year, the MSC will offer six (6) scholarships in the amount of $1000 each to youths who are interested in learning to fly gliders or who have already begun their training and need additional monetary assistance. The scholarships will be awarded by the MSC Board of Trustees and the scholarship award will be deposited at a training facility of the winner’s choice.
The MSC is a non-profit 5-1(c)(3) corporation which was organized to promote soaring in the region by encouraging education to improve pilot safety and proficiency through training and education. Donations for the scholarship fund are gratefully accepted.