Wood Dale, Oct 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, has announced a new scholarship program with Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. This initiative is part of AAR’s EAGLE Career Pathway program, which focuses on growing the talent needed to meet the maintenance demands of the future by emphasizing five core values:
Scholarships, which include a cash scholarship, will be offered to ten students and recipients who will work for at least two years with AAR. The funds can be used to cover tuition, fees and materials and are renewable annually. To join, fellows must meet certain eligibility criteria, including being a current or potential Rock Valley College student enrolled in the Aircraft Maintenance Program, and must intend to work at the AAR site in Rockford MRO upon graduation. Application information is available at https://www.aarcorp.com/RVC_Fellowship
“We are proud to announce this scholarship program, which builds on the strong relationship we already have with Rock Valley College,” said John Holmes, President and CEO of AAR. “It is vital to the continued safety of the aviation industry that major maintenance providers partner with educational institutions to increase the knowledge and skills of the workforce, not only in technical areas, but also in the areas of leadership, problem solving and teamwork. “
To learn more about AAR’s EAGLE Career Pathway program, please visit https://www.aarcorp.com/eagle-pathway-program/.
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About the AAR
AAR is a global aerospace and defense alternatives company with operations in more than 20 countries. Based in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Shipping Services. AAR aviation services include the provision of parts; OEM solutions; Integrated solutions; and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. AAR expeditionary services include mobility systems operations. Additional information is available at www.aarcorp.com.
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