NBAA Announces Five Recipients of Barden Aviation Scholarship

Contacts: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360,

Washington, DC, October 19, 2011 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that five college students studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and University Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions have received the NBAA/UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship.

The 2011 recipients are as follows:

In addition to the main awards, this year, the University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation is matching the Barden scholarship for Zachary Waller.

This scholarship is named for Aviation Personnel International founder Janice K. Barden, who has been active in the aviation community for decades and has served many times as the Local Committee chair of NBAA’s Annual Meeting & Convention.

Applications for the 2012 NBAA/UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship were released earlier this year and are due to NBAA by November 1, 2011. For more information or to download the application, visit the official Barden scholarship web site.

To learn more about the extensive scholarship opportunities offered by the Association, contact NBAA’s Jay Evans, director, operations, at (202) 783-9353 or, or visit

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