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Scholarship opportunity available through RAA

Regional Airline Association (RAA) is offering RAA scholarships to select students interested in working in the airline industry. Scholarship applications must be submitted through the university, so must be turned in to Dianna Bunker (Dianna.Bunker@uvu.edu) by February 27, 2015. Faculty will then review and submit two applications to the RAA.

Scholarship Requirements: Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship:

1. Applicants must be officially enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program leading to a career in the airline industry at the time of application and award. Applicants will be considered from other programs/majors, if the applicant’s goal of a career in airline management can be demonstrated through work experience or the personal essay;

2. Applicants must possess a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. An official transcript reflecting grades through the previous academic year at high school, college or university must accompany the application;

3. A resume outlining the applicants work experience, extracurricular or community activities;

4. A 350-word career essay describing the applicant’s interests in the airline industry;

5. A faculty recommendation must accompany the application;

Scholarship Criteria: The following criteria are used for the ranking of applicants for the RAA Foundation Scholarship:

1. Demonstrated scholastic achievement;
2. Demonstrated work experience, extracurricular or community activities;
3. Strength of faculty recommendation; and
4. Strength of applicant’s 350-word career essay

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