Whirly-Girls International announces Garmin Training Scholarships

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund Inc. has announced they will be offering fifteen new Garmin eLearning Scholarships to deserving members of Whirly-Girls International in their mid-year scholarship round in 2022.

Garmin, long-time supporters of the Whirly-Girls, are offering these scholarships to current Whirly-Girls International members.

The scholarships provide the opportunity to complete the GTN Essentials 2.0 eLearning Course, G1000H NXi Fundamentals eLearning Course, or the G1000H NXi Advanced-IFR eLearning Course. 

The deadline for applications is Aug. 1.

There will be no application fee for this mid-year round of scholarships.

“Garmin is pleased to continue its aviation training partnership with the Whirly-Girls.

It is always a pleasure having Whirly-Girls scholarship award winners in our instructor-led classes,” said Jeff Hoing, Garmin Aviation training manager.

“We have recently released two new G1000H, GTN, and TXi eLearning courses that we hope provide additional value to Whirly-Girl members.

Garmin looks forward to continuing to expand our partnership in the future.”

“We are grateful to Garmin for their generous support in allowing us to offer these Scholarships in addition to our normal annual scholarship opportunities,” said Kim Barwick, VP of Scholarships at Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund. 

“Garmin has been great supporters of the Whirly-Girls over the years, and this is another example of their commitment to women in the helicopter industry.”

About Whirly-Girls International

Whirly-Girls International is a non-profit, educational and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation.

It was founded in 1955 and currently has more than 2,100 members across 47 countries.

Its goals include the promotion of women in the helicopter industry through scholarship awards, mentoring, public appearances, press releases, magazine articles, and informational displays in aviation museums

The exchange of information among women in helicopter aviation; and the promotion of community acceptance of rotorcraft through increasing public awareness of rotorcraft utility and versatility.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Whirly-Girls International.

Source: verticalmag.com

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