Annual Conklin Scholarship July 29th Deadline Approaching for 2011 Award

June, 2011 – Orleans, MA – Conklin & de Decker in association with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), is now accepting applications for their fourth annual Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management scholarship. The application deadline is July 29th and the award will be announced at the 2011 NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada in October.

This annual scholarship honors Alan H. Conklin, founder of Conklin & de Decker, a US Air Force veteran, author, father, husband and business aviation leader for more than 60 years, who passed away in 2006. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a student attending a University Aviation Association (UAA) affiliated college and who is specializing in aviation management.

The Conklin & de Decker partners are proud to support the student awardees as they aspire to be future business aviation professionals. Previous Conklin scholarship winners include Richard Valentine from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Charles “Barrett” Roy from Louisiana Tech University in Shreveport, Louisiana; and Carly Butwell from Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Students interested in applying for the 2011 award may access the scholarship requirements and application at the NBAA website:

About Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker, celebrating more than 25 years in business, is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education with offices in Orleans, Massachusetts, Arlington, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona. The company, founded in 1984, focuses on fixed- and rotary- wing aircraft operating cost, performance and specification databases, maintenance management software, financial management, fleet planning, market research, aviation tax issues, and financial, tax and management seminars. Conklin & de Decker consult with numerous individuals, corporations and government agencies worldwide. More information on their products and services, copies of articles published, and a unique “Members Only” section can be found on their website,