We're offering 3 scholarships to eligible safety managers who are committed to the development of a healthy aviation safety culture in their organisations.
Each scholarship is to the value of $5,000 (plus GST).
The scholarships will help safety managers expand their knowledge and skills through professional development.
This initiative is open to anyone who meets the criteria.
Applications close 30 October 2022.
General scholarship conditions
The following conditions apply to the scholarship:
- The successful applicant can claim reimbursement of the scholarship amount by providing us proof of completion and costs of the course.
- The scholarship applies to only the recipient and cannot transferred to anyone else or redeem it in any other way.
- CASA will reimburse the recipient for qualification costs (up to the scholarship amount) by transfer to a nominated bank account.
To claim the scholarship, the successful applicant must show they have successfully completed the course by the end of the scholarship period. We will consider special circumstances.
The scholarships will provide several benefits for eligible safety managers, including:
- financial support
- encouragement and assistance
- opportunity to up-skill and improve their knowledge through professional development.
To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must:
- hold or previously held a safety manager role or other safety related role as key personnel
- have a minimum of 2 years aviation industry experience relevant to the position of a safety manager
- be undertaking or intends to undertake a course they expect to complete during the scholarship period.
Eligibility requirements are broad to allow for a diverse and wide range of applications. This will also help us in the selection of deserving applicants.
Please note: the CASA panel will preference applicants who are currently in a key personnel position.
The scholarships will help those who have demonstrated:
- a commitment to aviation safety
- made progress through initiative
- portrayed a high standard of aptitude and safety culture.
A panel will review and assess all scholarship applications. The panel will include a minimum of 3 CASA nominated staff, as endorsed by the Executive Manager of Stakeholder Engagement.
The scholarship selection will follow a 4-stage process.