NBAA Announces Recipients of 2016 Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship

Tampa, FL — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced that $44,450 in scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education. These individuals were recognized during the 2016 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2016), taking place Jan. 19 to 22 in Tampa, FL.

AC-U-KWIK, Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Jet Aviation, Million Air, Phillips 66, Rockwell Collins, Signature Flight Support, SkyVector and Universal Weather and Aviation Inc. donated funding toward the awards this year.

The following are the recipients of the 2016 NBAA S&D monetary awards:  

NBAA’s S&D Committee offers scholarships through two separate but related programs that specifically promote professional and career development for business aviation schedulers and dispatchers.

Through the S&D scholarship program, the committee offers cash grants, which can be used for a variety of professional development initiatives. Since 1997, $620,700 has been awarded through this program.

A separate S&D Training Scholarship Program, launched in 2004, offers opportunities for scholarship recipients to gain access to hands-on teaching initiatives.

NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information about NBAA scholarships, contact NBAA Project Manager, Professional Development Tyler Austin at or visit

For information about NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee, contact NBAA Director, Educational Development & Strategy Jo Damato at