The Sporty’s Foundation offers maintenance training scholarships

The Sporty’s Foundation has launched a new program for aircraft mechanics enrolled in Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development.

Scholarships will be awarded to the top three students completing the airframe portion of the training curriculum. The scholarships, in the amounts of $3,000, $1,500 and $750, will be awarded and used for their second year of study, powerplants.

“General aviation aircraft owners know there is a huge demand for good mechanics,” says Sporty’s President Michael Wolf. “These scholarships are a way to provide three students with a boost to complete their study while the industry as a whole benefits from three new well-trained mechanics.”

Great Oaks is one of the largest career technical school districts in the United States and serves as the Career and Technical Education Department for 36 affiliated school districts in southwest Ohio. Four campuses serve the needs of its students.

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