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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.


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