Airline Dispatchers Federation.
Representing the professional interests of the Aircraft Dispatcher.

Overview

Scholarship awards are a major benefit of membership in ADF. In the past, ADF has disbursed dispatch scholarships to its members to help them reach their goal of becoming a licensed aircraft dispatchers and advance their aviation and aerospace careers. ADF's growing scholarship program provides a wonderful way for the ADF and donors to assist deserving people and to forge lasting relationships that can provide inspiration and support. Thanks to all that have worked to make this important part of the ADF's a continued success and to our generous sponsors.

The 2018 scholarship program will begin in June 1st and run through August 17, 2018. Applicants must be a member of ADF in order to apply for a Scholarship. 
   


ADF wishes you much success in achieving your dreams!

The ADF is excited to offer 4 FULL Tuition scholarships this year that will be awarded at our annual ADF Summit in October, 2018 in Chicago.

ADF Summit Dispatch Scholarships Fact Sheet

1. Applicants must be a member of ADF in order to apply for a Scholarship.  
2. Each scholarship will be awarded to 1 applicant.

3. Prospective applicants will be subject to the following eligibility requirements:

  1.     Applicants must be at least 23 years of age.
  2.     Applicants must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language. 
  3.     Applicants must be able to travel to and from training, have time available to attend training and study, without distraction, with              practical testing following the course completion date.
  4.    Applicants must be U.S. Citizens OR hold current authorization to live and receive education within the United States not to expire           prior to December 31, 2019.



4.  The applicant will be responsible for costs incurred if remedial training is needed due to lack of study or non-compliance with policies               found within the given dispatch school’s instructional handbook. 
5.  The awarded applicant must schedule and complete his/her training prior to December 31, 2019 or scholarship may be voided.
6.  There is no promise of employment.
7.  ADF reserves the right to cancel any scholarship at anytime without condition. 


Selected applicant will be notified no later than October 1, 2018.



2018 Scholarships:


The Airline Dispatchers Federation in conjunction with:


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Aircraft Dispatcher Training Center 
(Framers Branch, TX) is offering a scholarship to earn his/her Aircraft Dispatcher’s FAA 121 certificate.


The following are details of this scholarship:

1.  The scholarship will have a monetary value of $3,750.00. This will cover all instruction and training in a 5 week course that is required to take the Aircraft Dispatch written and practical tests with an FAA 121 examiner for certification. Books, course materials, FAA written, oral & practical testing fees, interview prep class, and assessment test prep.
2.  The selected applicant will be responsible for the cost of transportation to/from Aircraft Dispatcher Training Center, lodging and meals during his or her training.
3.  The scholarship selectee will be responsible and follow all of Aircraft Dispatcher Training Center rules and requirements. 
4.  The scholarship selectee agrees to allow his/her image to be used in all promotional material for ADF and Aircraft Dispatcher Training               Center.


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Institute of Flight Operations and Dispatch 
(Irving, TX) is offering a scholarship to earn his/her Aircraft Dispatcher’s FAA 121 certificate.


The following are details of this scholarship:

1.  The scholarship will have a monetary value of $4750.00. This will cover all instruction and training required to take the Aircraft Dispatch           written test and check ride with an FAA 121 examiner for certification. This will include Books, FAA written, oral & practical testing fees.
2.  The selected applicant will be responsible for the cost of transportation to/from Institute of Flight Operations and Dispatch, lodging and           meals during his or her training.
3.  The scholarship selectee will be responsible and follow all of Institute of Flight Operations and Dispatch rules and requirements. 
4.  The scholarship selectee agrees to allow his/her image to be used in all promotional material for ADF and Institute of Flight Operations             and Dispatch.


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Jeppesen (Denver, CO) is offering a scholarship to earn his/her Aircraft Dispatcher’s FAA 121 certificate.

The following are details of this scholarship:

1.  The scholarship will have a monetary value of $4,375.00. This will cover all instruction and training required to take the Aircraft Dispatch         written and practical tests with an FAA 121 examiner for certification. 
2.  The selected applicant will be responsible for the cost of books, FAA knowledge written, oral & practical testing, transportation to/from             Jeppesen, lodging and meals during his or her training.
3.  The scholarship selectee will be responsible and follow all of Jeppesen rules and requirements. 
4.  The scholarship selectee agrees to allow his/her image to be used in all promotional material for ADF and Jeppesen.



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TAS Technical Aviation Services 
(Doral, FL) is offering a scholarship to earn his/her Aircraft Dispatcher’s FAA 121 certificate.


The following are details of this scholarship:

1.  The scholarship will have a monetary value of $3,000.00. This will cover all instruction and training required to take the Aircraft Dispatch         written and practical tests with an FAA 121 examiner for certification. 
2.  The selected applicant will be responsible for the cost of books, FAA written, oral & practical testing, transportation to/from Technical               Aviation Services, lodging and meals during his or her training.
3.  The scholarship selectee will be responsible and follow all of Technical Aviation Services rules and requirements. 
4.  The scholarship selectee agrees to allow his/her image to be used in all promotional material for ADF and Technical Aviation Services.




Click here to APPLY for these ADF Summit scholarship opportunites!  
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Applicants must be a member of the ADF. You may join as a student member.






The ADF will be partnering with 
NBAA & Flamingo Air Academyto award a scholarship at the NBAA’s annual Schedulers and Dispatchers    Conference in January, 2019. Please check the NBAA web site for more information on this scholarship & how to apply. 

https://www.nbaa.org/prodev/scholarships/schedtrain/




The ADF will also be partnering with Women in Aviation & Academy College to award a scholarship at the annual International Women in Aviation Conference in March, 2019. Please check the WAI web site for more information on this scholarship & how to apply.
https://www.wai.org/education/scholarships


Contact scholarship@dispatcher.org with any additional questions.