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Gwenn Lea Memorial Aviation Scholarships

Gwenn Lea Memorial Aviation Scholarships are available for students entering the Professional Pilot - Aviation program at Ozarka College.

After receiving a $50,000 donation from the late Gwenn A. Lea, Ozarka College has designated a portion of this gift for scholarships that will benefit students in the new Aviation Program. Ozarka College will offer two scholarships, endowed at $20,000 each, for students who have declared their major as Professional Pilot - Aviation at Ozarka College, to use for lab (flight) fees. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded $500 per semester, beginning in the Spring semester of the 2016 academic school year. The scholarship will be awarded for up to a total of two semesters with the total award being $1000.

The deadline to apply for each of the Gwenn Lea Memorial Aviation Scholarships is October 1, 2015.

To apply for the scholarship, login to your myOzarka account ( and select the Finance tab. Click on the Request a scholarship link found on the right side of the page.

Note: You must submit a one page essay indicating your future aviation related plans. The document maybe submitted as a word, rtf or pdf file.

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Ozarka College Aviation
ATTN: John Catlett
524A Airport Road
Melbourne, AR 72556


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