SALINA -- Kansas State University again will hold seven daily drawings for $2,000 scholarships -- one on each day of AirVenture Oshkosh 2011.
Eligible recipients must be a junior or senior in high school during the 2011/2012 academic year or a transfer student or ready to start earning a bachelor’s degree in aviation at K-State's Salina campus, home of the aviation program, within the next two years.
Future students can register for the scholarship drawing at the K-State booth, located at Main Aircraft Display #11, just northeast of the main gate.
K-State is an elite Top 5 aviation university. Located on the Salina campus adjacent to a 12,000-foot runway, the program has a modern fleet of more than 40 learning aircraft and more Master Certified Flight Instructors than any other college or university in the country. K-State Salina offers affordable bachelor's degrees in professional pilot, aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance technology, unmanned aircraft systems, air traffic control, airport management, technology management and engineering technology. A certificate program is available in airframe and powerplant. More information on K-State aviation programs is available at www.salina.k-state.edu/aviation.
K-State Salina has added four new bachelor's degree options: unmanned aircraft systems, avionics, airport management and air traffic control.
The public can learn about campus and the student body, Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Hinchee is a Master CFI with nearly 8,000 flight hours and more than 30 years of aviation experience.
Kansas State University is partnering with FAASTeam to sponsor a presentation about K-State’s Aviation Safety Program on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009.