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The hugely popular Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship is open to candidates aged 15 - 18 years old and are resident within Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol & Avon and BANES. 


Founded in 2007 with the aim of introducing young people to the exciting career opportunities within aviation, this unique industry scholarship programme offers participants broad exposure to the aviation world. The scholarship offers hands on experience across a broad range of aviation areas and includes time flying in different types of aircraft. 


Since its inception, the Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship programme has changed the lives of over a hundred young people; many previous scholars used this opportunity to launch their successful and exciting aviation career, from engineering to flying instructors and commercial pilots.  


2019 wase no exception and successful candidates were offered a full and varied programme between the 29th July to 8th August 2019.  The attendees enjoyed off-site engineering visits, visits to RAF Stations, air traffic control, air operations and a period of flying experience. 


Suzannah Harvey, CEO of Cotswold Airport, said “The ongoing success of the Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship is something which I am very proud of.  It gives me great pleasure to see past scholars excel within the aviation industry and I continue to encourage any young person with an interest in a career in aviation to apply for a place; not only is it a fantastic experience but it really helps the students take their first steps towards what can be a very rewarding career in aviation, whilst allowing them to build contacts and make new friends at the same time.  I would also like to thank World Fuel Services for their continued sponsorship of the Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship programme, making it possible to continue to enhance the programme for all of the youngsters who take part.”  


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