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IFA Scholarship

The IFA has funded a scholarship program since 1979; as we adjust to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic our scholarship programme is also adjusting.

We are pleased to offer a series of scholarships during 2022/2023 enabling individuals to attend either in person or online airworthiness courses kindly donated by IFA members and other organisations.

What Can I Win?

The 2022 scholarship will provide an individual with free registration on an airworthiness training course.  Further details to be released shortly

Who Can Apply?

The scholarship is open to ANY employee, member, apprentice or student of all IFA Corporate and Institutional members or a Professional member. To check if your company/organisation is a current IFA member view the online Members Directory: Corporate Members List, Professional Members List.

How Do I Apply?

To apply, complete the online application, attach your current CV and answer the following questions –

  • What do you feel is a current issue with improving airworthiness?

Ready to apply? Start your application now.

Closing date for applications  to be advised.

The rules and working of the scholarship are:

  • The scholarship scheme is open to ALL fee paying members of IFA including Professional members, all employees and apprentices of Corporate members and employees, members and students of Institutional members.
  • Nominations are accepted via the online application form.
  • The applications will be assessed and verified by the IFA Secretariat. Accepted applications will be assessed by a panel of IFA Board members, the selected winner will be ratified by the full IFA Board.
  • The selected winner will receive a certificate and will attend either in person or online the offered course.
  • The scholarship will cover the course fees. If attending the course in person then it will also cover the cost of accommodation and food for the duration of the course, it will not cover travel to and from the course, additional accommodation, food, visa or covid testing and pocket money.
  • All winners with the support of IFA will be expected to supply IFA either with a written article, podcast or video chat covering the topic of airworthiness.

Latest Scholarship Winner

28 April 2022

2021 – Rabindra Ramoutar

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

The IFA Autumn 2021 Scholarship is awarded to Rabindra Ramoutar, Head of Training at hte Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School, Guyana. Mr Ramoutar has selected to work for the SOFEMA EASA Part 145/147 Instructor Diploma and will pass on the knowledge gained to next generation through his work at the school.

Previous Scholarship Winners

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28Apr

2021 – Rabindra Ramoutar

12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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24Apr

2020 – Solomon Obadimu

12:00 am - 8:50 am
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01Aug

2019 – Raphael Rogers

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep
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05Sep

2017 – Kiran Srinivasan

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2016 – Ms Nerissa Allen

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2015 – Jason Digance

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2013 – Allan Tira

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2012 – Dorian Nicholas

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2011 – Leslie Caruana

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

2010 – Hung Hsun-Yang

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep
05Sep

2008 – Leung Ka Ming

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
05Sep
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05Sep

2005 – Mustafa D. Hamdou

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep
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05Sep

1998-99 – Hayden Cooper

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

1994-95 – C L Hall

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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05Sep

1993-94 – Raymond Lim

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What they say...

“The course sought to provide an insight into the regulatory framework of aircraft certification and maintenance, as well as the organisations involved in this process and their responsibilities. The lessons highlighted the dynamism of this area of aviation, which is necessary in order to guarantee safety in such a rapidly evolving industry, and both the academic and professional lecturers provided valuable insight from their experiences and various practical scenarios which were extremely instructive.
Airworthiness is also one of the key areas of the Department of Aircraft and Spacecraft in the UPM. It is in this department in which I am currently starting my doctoral studies with Professor Cristina Cuerno-Rejado and seeking to develop a career in aeronautical research.”

Alvaro Gomez Rodriguez
IFA 2018 Scholarship winner

This seminar fueled my aviation subject knowledge and gave me a fruitful learning experience. The concepts taught in this course, cleared the air of doubt on what airworthiness is actually all about and how the airworthiness system was structured.

Kiran Varman Srinivasan
2017 IFA Scholarship winner
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