Melbourne Resident Becomes Aircraft Association Scholar
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Jason Liu, a Florida Tech junior majoring in aviation management, was awarded a $4,200 Corporate Aviation Business Scholarship from the
National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA). Liu is a 2006 graduate of Satellite High School.
The NAFA scholarship was established to benefit students who are pursuing a management-oriented career in corporate aviation, specifically within the
corporate aircraft finance industry.
Liu, on the Florida Tech Deans List since he came to the university, was one of only three students from across the nation to receive this inaugural
scholarship award. Recipients were chosen by NAFA board members based on various criteria, including course of study and academic performance.
The National Aircraft Finance Association is a non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to promote the general welfare of individuals and organizations
providing aircraft financing and loans secured by aircraft, to improve the industry’s service to the public and to work with government agencies to foster
a greater understanding of members’ needs.
The Florida Tech College of Aeronautics offers bachelor’s degrees in aeronautical science, aviation management and aviation meteorology, all with or
without flight, and aviation computer science. It offers a master’s degree in aviation human factors and a master’s degree in aviation with a specialty in
airport development and management or applied aviation safety.