The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) and Cranfield University are happy to announce the winner of the inaugural IFA/Cranfield John Saull scholarship for airworthiness. The winner has been chosen from a group of excellent international entrants.
Emily Wilson will be the first person to receive the IFA/Cranfield John Saull scholarship. Emily is an Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice within the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). She is currently working in the DE&S Airworthiness Team at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), the procurement arm of the MOD.
John Vincent, IFA CEO said: “We are extremely pleased to present this award to Emily Wilson. Her enthusiasm for working on engineering and human factors issues came shining through in her application. Congratulations.”
On accepting this scholarship Emily Wilson said: “I am extremely grateful to be selected to receive the IFA/Cranfield John Saull Scholarship. I’m excited about the opportunity to study at Cranfield University, and would like to thank all those who supported my scholarship application.”
NOTE: This award is dedicated to John Saull who led the IFA as its Executive Director for over 20 years. He was Chair of the Cranfield University Alumni for many years and has had a lasting legacy as an able an enthusiastic international aviation leader. The IFA, Cranfield University and John’s family have collaborated to provide this new annual scholarship.