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WIA-E assigning Student & Young Professional Awards 2019

WIA-Europe would like to recognize the achievements of upcoming talents – young professionals and students alike – and for this we set up ourĀ awards programme.

Participation in the event demonstrates your commitment toĀ WIA-Europe’s mission: to expand women’s opportunities for leadership and increase their visibility in the aerospace community.

A call for 2019 nominees is now out: please send in your nominations and applications.

TheĀ deadlineĀ for this year isĀ 31 January 2019. You need to be a Women In Aerospace Europe member to be eligible forĀ Student and Young Professional awards. The programme is open to both genders.

  • Rules and guidelines

Student & Young Professional Awards

The WIA-Europe Student & Young Professional Awards are ā‚¬1.000 and is open to individuals aged 21 to 35 who are registered as a full time student at a European university or as a young professional in the aerospace sector in Europe. Candidates may have a non-European nationality. Applicants must be members of WIA-Europe.

The awards are presented to the student and young professional who writes the best essay of no more than 1.000 words that discusses:

– The relevance of studying and working in the aerospace sector and their view on their future role in this field”.

– What the candidate intends to do with the prize money and the experience to be gained through it, including efforts to share what has been learned

  • Procedure

Candidates should submit:

ļ‚· A completed, signed application formĀ  WIA_E_SYP_Award_Form
ļ‚· A reference letter from a current professor or employer
ļ‚· A copy of a valid passport or other official identification document
ļ‚· An essay of maximum 1,000 words, in accordance with the guidelines provided
ļ‚· An extended curriculum vitae
ļ‚· Six months after receiving the award, the winner must provide a brief report outlining how the prize money has helped to advance his or her career/studies.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now and…good luck!

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