Support the Bill Waldock Aviation Safety Science Scholarship Endowment

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William D. Waldock is an educator, a pillar in the Embry-Riddle community and a true pioneer in aviation safety, which is why the university is honored to establish an endowed scholarship bearing his name, thanks to the generosity of Thomas Murray, Phil Rosnik and Pam Rosnik. Please join them in supporting the next generation of safety professionals and honoring Bill Waldock.

Professor Waldock began his career at Embry-Riddle over four decades ago, and his passion for aviation safety has inspired countless students and professionals within the industry. He has participated in accident investigation teams, and his efforts have led to vital improvements in aviation safety protocols and regulations.

The Bill Waldock Aviation and Safety Science Scholarship Endowment aims to celebrate his passion for aviation safety by empowering future leaders in this critical field. The endowment will support students who meet the established criteria:

  • Recipient must be enrolled at the Prescott campus as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Recipient must be pursuing an M.S. in Safety Science — Aviation Safety Track, B.S. in Aerospace & Occupational Safety, or a minor in Aviation Safety with any bachelor’s degree
  • Recipient must be a junior or senior
  • Recipient must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or greater
  • Recipient may be a U.S. citizen or an international student
  • Scholarship may be awarded to the same student in successive years, as long as the student continues to meet the established criteria
  • Recipient must show financial need, following the awarding of any University financial aid, as demonstrated by a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or as determined by the general scholarship essay
  • Awards are available to all safety students that meet the above criteria, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristic, age, religion, pregnancy status, or any other characteristic protected by University policy or state, local or federal law

Support the next generation of aviation safety professionals by making a gift today!

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