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2015 ISTAT Foundation Scholarship Program

In 2015, the ISTAT Foundation awarded $335,000 in aviation scholarships to students at the collegiate level.

  • Aaron Zimmerman, Lewis University (USA) Diane K. Ballweg Scholarship Recipient
  • Abdullah Ishaq, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) (Canada)
  • Adeline Hanerus, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Alessandro Filippi, University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Ali Mohamed, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (Malaysia)
  • Amer Hasan Nasser Salem, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (Tunisia)
  • Chadi Ellouzi, University of Aviation and Technology (ESAT) (Tunisia) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Chourouk Ben Hassine, University of Aviation and Technology (ESAT) (Tunisia) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Christian Barry, University of Nebraska, Omaha (USA)
  • Daniel Smith, Texas State Technical College, Waco (USA)
  • Dida Coetzer, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Dmytro Korobko Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Eilís Desmond, University of Limerick (Ireland)
  • Gabrielle Bowers Lewis University (USA)
  • GesTine Finley, Hampton University (USA)
  • Jill Wetmore, Lewis University (USA) Diane K. Ballweg Scholarship Recipient
  • John Mahlman, Jr. Middle Tennessee State University (USA)
  • Karolina Ziecina, Lewis University (USA) Diane K. Ballweg Scholarship Recipient
  • Kelsey Connelly, Oklahoma State University (USA) Omni Air International Scholarship Recipient
  • Kevin Orozco, Broward College (USA) Michael Metcalf Scholarship Recipient
  • Lana Barakat, Lewis University (USA) Diane K. Ballweg Scholarship Recipient
  • Mahmoud Abido, Cairo University (Egypt) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Mark Mtema Banda, Nanchang HangKong University (China)
  • Mark Stiles, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Marwan Dessouki, University of Kansas (USA)
  • Maximilian Nussbaumer, Cambridge University (UK) Hafthor Hafsteinsson Scholarship Recipient
  • Megan Davis, Lewis University (USA)
  • Michael Fitzpatrick, Dublin City University (Ireland)
  • Michael Kruger, University of Pretoria (South Africa) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Michelle Bennett, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott (USA) Joseph Nadol Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • Mohamed Al-Sadi, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (Malaysia)
  • Nicholas Cai Yao Soh, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Asia (Singapore) Steven F. Udvar Hazy Scholarship Recipient
  • Nourelhouda Abdelkefi, University of Aviation and Technology (ESAT) (Tunisia)
  • Philip Parr, Queen's University Belfast (UK) Hafthor Hafsteinsson Scholarship Recipient
  • Sean van Staden, University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Stefano Piccolo, University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Sydney Chanlatte, Florida Memorial University (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Tami Gorton, Oklahoma State University (USA)
  • Tami Sussan, University of Leeds (UK) Gilbert Speed Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • Taylor McConell, Purdue University (USA)
  • Wei Yin Chia, Purdue University (USA) Steven F. Udvar Hazy Scholarship Recipient
  • Wesley Strapp, Florida Memorial University (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Will Marshall, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach (USA) Jon Batchelor Scholarship Recipient
  • Willie Viljoen, University of Pretoria (South Africa) GECAS Scholarship Recipient
  • Younes Allaghebandhosseini, Leiden University (Netherlands)
  • Yun Deng, Purdue University (USA)

Scholarship Program Committee

The 2015 Scholarship Committee comprised of Peter Huijbers (Chairman), Julian Balaam, Jon Batchelor, Kristen Chmielewski, Murrae Ross-Eskell, Betsy Snyder, Mohamed El-Boraï, Konrad Walters, Andrew LaStella, and Satoru Ohki.