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									What Is the                             How Will the                                    • The Foundation will determine how
                                                                                          best to raise these funds through
Purpose of the                          Foundation Achieve
                                                                                          identifying potential donors – AIA
AIA Education                           this Purpose?
                                                                                          members, CAIP recipients, aviation
Foundation?                                                                               industry companies, insurance
                                        1. Tactically the AIA Education
                                                                                          industry companies, etc. The
The purpose of the AIA Education           Foundation will achieve this purpose as
                                                                                          solicitation of these funds will be
Foundation is to provide a fund            follows:
                                                                                          handled by the Foundation.
raising vehicle for the education
initiatives of the Aviation Insurance      • The AIA Education Committee
                                                                                        • The Foundation will disperse funds
Association. By creating a 501c (3)          will articulate the funding needs
                                                                                          to the AIA to fund the programs
corporation under a separate legal           of the programs it administers and
                                                                                          that have been identified by the AIA
entity, the Foundation provides              communicate these needs to the
                                                                                          Education Committee.
donors certain tax advantages to             Foundation. It is not the job of
provide funding for the education            the AIA Education Foundation to
                                                                                        • The Foundation will be responsible
programs for the AIA. In addition,           administer, create or oversee any of
                                                                                          for accounting for these funds and     14 West Third Street, Suite 200
by donating funds directly to                the AIA’s education programs.
                                                                                          maintaining an investment policy and
the AIA Education Foundation,
                                                                                          will report to the AIA Board on a          Kansas City, MO 64105
the donor is assured that these            • After the AIA Education Committee
                                                                                          regular basis the financial status of
funds will be used exclusively for           has communicated the funding                                                                816.221.8488
                                                                                          the Foundation.
education purposes.                          needs, the Foundation will review
                                             the funding requirements of each
                                                                                     2. The Foundation will not be involved in
                                             educational program and develop
                                                                                        any of the following activities:
                                             a strategy to raise funds to meet
                                             these objectives. AIA scholarship
                                                                                        • Defining scholarship needs
                                             funding will be provided through
                                                                                        • Awarding scholarships
                                             an endowment strategy. Other
                                                                                        • Creating or overseeing any other
                                             educational programs may be funded
                                                                                          educational programs
                                             through one-time gifts.
What Kinds of                            How Can Donors
Education Programs                       Support the
                                                                                 How Does the AIA                                                                                 What Is AIA?
Will the Foundation                      AIA Education
                                                                                 Scholarship Work?                                Applicants must submit five sets of the                                                                   on issues facing all participants in the
Fund?                                    Foundation?                                                                                                                              The Aviation Insurance Association is a not-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           aviation insurance business, including
                                                                                 The Aviation Insurance Association provides      following documents to be considered a
                                                                                                                                                                                  for-profit association dedicated to expanding
                                                                                                                                  scholarship candidate.                                                                                   purchasers, providers and the flying
The AIA Education Foundation will        Tax-deductible donations may            $5,000 scholarships each year to qualified                                                        the knowledge of and promoting the general
help provide funding for the following   be made via check or credit card        aviation students to help them alleviate                                                         welfare of the aviation insurance industry through
                                                                                                                                      •    Completed AIA Scholarship
education initiatives of the Aviation    either by mail or online at the         financial strain while expanding their                                                            numerous educational programs and events.            •   News and informational material
Insurance Association:                   foundation’s Web site, www.aiaweb.      professional knowledge and education.                                                                                                                     published both to AIA members and
                                                                                                                                      •    Letter that describes activities,      AIA is committed to enhancing the aviation
                                         org/aia_foundation/index.php.                                                                                                                                                                     non-members.
                                                                                 In order to be considered eligible for the                                                       insurance industry worldwide and the professional
• AIA scholarships                       The foundation’s address is AIA                                                                   indicating leadership qualities,
                                                                                 AIA scholarship, applicants must be able to                                                      lives of those who work in it through a variety of   •   A certification program for aviation
• Expanded CAIP (Certified Aviation       Education Foundation, 14 West                                                                     goals, roles and reason for applying
                                                                                 show proof of the following requirements:                                                        programs and services. These programs include            insurance professionals aimed
  Insurance Professional) program        Third Street, Suite 200, Kansas City,
                                                                                                                                      •    At least one letter of                 but are not limited to:                                  at increasing knowledge, while
 • Expanded CIE (Continuing Insurance    MO 64105. For more information,             •    Applicants must currently be
                                                                                                                                           recommendation from an employer                                                                 demonstrating ongoing interest in and
   Education) at the AIA Annual          contact Executive Director Gary                  enrolled in an undergraduate                                                                •    Educational conferences, seminars and
                                                                                                                                           or instructor                                                                                   commitment to raising the professional
   Conference                            Hicks at 800.354.7918.                           aviation degree program at a                                                                     courses designed to improve the skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           standards of the industry.
   • Development of online CIE                                                            University Aviation Association             •    Latest transcript(s) from all                   and knowledge of industry professionals
   (Continuing Insurance Education)                                                       (UAA) member institution.                        universities and colleges attended                                                          •   Advocacy of programs and strategies
  • Development of regional CIE                                                                                                                                                       •    Forums for the responsible discussion,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           that promote aviation safety.
  seminars                                                                           •    Students must have completed at             •    Any FAA certificates                             examination and exchange of ideas
• Development of introductory aviation                                                    least 45 college credits, 15 of which
                                                                                          must be aviation courses.               Applications are screened by representatives
  insurance courses
                                                                                                                                  of the UAA, the AIA Education Committee
                                                                                     •    The applicant's grade point average     and the AIA Board of Directors, which then
                                                                                          must be 2.5 or higher.                  selects the scholarship winner(s).

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