Kenya Airways Deputy Control Engineer, Awarded AJW Aviation Bursary for Prestigious MSc Aircraft Maintenance Course

London, July 2nd 2013: Jared Ochieng’ Ajwanga, a Duty Control Engineer – Line Maintenance, at Kenya Airways has been awarded a bursary by AJW Aviation, the complete aircraft spares support specialist, to assist with fees for the MSc Aircraft Maintenance Management degree course in conjunction with City University, London.

This year AJW broadened the career changing opportunity, by offering the Bursary to students worldwide. The entries AJW received were exceptional, with particularly outstanding applicants from Ireland, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Bahrain, Italy and Qatar.  All who entered are to be congratulated.  This is the sixth year that AJW have supported the degree course and it is a source of great pride to the Company to be in a position to help talented individuals achieve academic success.

The Bursary has previously been awarded to outstanding students from Ethiopian Airways, Emirates Airline, Czech Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and most recently last year’s winner, Larbi Hamdi – Quality & Safety Manager with Air Algerie.

Boris Wolstenholme, CEO of AJW Aviation, is delighted with the outstanding calibre of response this year: “This is our sixth year supporting the MSc Aircraft Maintenance Management degree and the qualification will be extremely beneficial to Jared’s career. The Bursary demonstrates AJW’s commitment to the training and development of aviation professionals and the excellent response this year compounds our decision to continue supporting the course and the University.  So often, engineers are the unsung heroes behind efficient and profitable airlines, so it gives us enormous pleasure to reward exceptional individuals in the field of aviation maintenance and engineering.”

ProfessorRoger Wootton, Course Director at City University, London comments “The complete MSc in Aircraft Maintenance Management programme benefits from visiting lecturers working with leading airline companies including senior managers from British Airways, Boeing, Lufthansa, Monarch and Emirates. As well as the annual Bursary, AJW provides funding for the course degree programme and City University is very grateful for their continuing support of higher education across the global aviation industry.”