Application Deadline: February 27th 2015
With the objective of enhancing the development of women in aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in conjunction with the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA), is offering an Aviation Scholarship for a professional woman in aviation.
Candidates who are selected for the ICAO-IAWA Aviation Scholarship will be able to augment their professional experience in aviation by working on and contributing to specific aspects of the ICAO work programme at the international level for a period of nine months. IAWA is supporting ICAO in its efforts to promote the development of women in aviation by providing voluntary contributions and by assisting in identifying women in aviation who meet the requirements for the ICAO-IAWA Aviation Scholarship.
- An advanced university degree (Masters’ level or equivalent), in an aviation-related discipline
- A minimum of two years of experience in supporting technical work of an international aviation or aerospace organization, a civil aviation authority, or similar related organization.
- Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of any other of the following ICAO languages is an asset: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish.
Duration of assignment: nine months
- Living expenses: a monthly stipend of USD 2,000 will be provided to assist the selected candidate in covering living expenses in Montreal
- Visa: If required, a letter will be provided by ICAO to selected candidates to assist in obtaining entry visa to Canada (where applicable).
- Medical insurance: the selected candidate will be required to provide proof of medical coverage for the duration of the Aviation Scholarship.
- Travel costs: the selected candidate is required to cover all costs related to travel to Montreal. APPLICATION
- Closing date for applications: 27 February 2015
- Notification to candidates of outcome of their application: 30 April 2015
- Reporting date to Montreal of Selected Candidate: 1 September 2015
- Duration of Aviation Scholarship: Nine months
If you are interested in being considered for an Aviation Scholarship for nine months at ICAO, you are invited to submit an online application at ICAO’s e-Recruitment website at https://careers.icao.int .