Four Students Awarded Paul Downs Memorial Aviation Scholarship for Summer Session of MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus

HOUSTON, Texas (June 13, 2018) — The Houston campus of MIAT College of Technology (MIAT), has awarded four local aviation technology students with the Inaugural Paul Downs Memorial Aviation Scholarship. Students Amare Biftu, Johnny Castro, Serge Fotso, and Serges Kenfack each received a $500 scholarship that will be applied toward their tuition for the MIAT Houston campus early summer session that begins on June 20.

All scholarship applicants were required to submit an essay, a transcript of their grades at MIAT, and other documentation for review by MIAT’s scholarship committee. Biftu, a native of Ethiopia who became a U.S. citizen, has completed 2100 hours in MIAT’s Aviation Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician Program. He has a 3.67 grade point average. Castro, who relocated to Texas from New York about a year ago, has completed 534 hours and has a GPA of 3.92. Fotso, who has been a long-time aviation buff, has completed 534 hours of technical training and has a 3.46 GPA. Kenfack, an aspiring pilot, has completed 562.25 hours and has a 3.94 GPA. (more…)

MIAT College of Technology Partners with Delta Airlines

Canton, MI: We are excited to announce that MIAT College of Technology (MIAT), located in Canton, Michigan, has been selected to partner with Delta Airlines to help meet the high demand for Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) positions expected over the next several years. Delta TechOps evaluated numerous AMT schools with a goal to find schools that are committed to meeting FAA standards and Delta’s principles of excellence.

MIAT College of Technology is one of a small group of AMT schools chosen from across the country to partner with Delta Airlines. Delta will function as a significant resource for MIAT, helping to continually improve the quality and relevance of the school’s training programs, increasing access to career opportunities for students and graduates, and improving marketing efforts to prospective students. (more…)

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