Rotary Flying Scholarships (Rotary Supported)
The Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School (WMSFS) is supported by the Rotary Club of Newmarket in association with other Rotary Clubs throughout New Zealand and is offering the opportunity for high school students from participating schools to apply for a Rotary Flying Scholarship to attend the WMSFS to be held in January each year.
The course is intensive and covers essential aspects of aviation from, time in the seat, to theory lectures and operational functions. Highly qualified instructors from Air New Zealand and the best Flying Schools and Aero Clubs in New Zealand will give individual instruction in accordance with a detailed, industry standard programme designed by the Chief Flying instructor.
The Programme:
Eight Hours’ Flying, The Theory of Flight, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Engineering, Rescue Fire, Meteorology, Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Careers.
Students from participating schools will need to be over the age of 16 before the 1st of January 2013 and have passed an Aviation Medical prior to attending the school
No special equipment is required for the Flying School. However, you will require personal camping equipment including a tent. Tents can be provided for South Island Students. Insurance for all of your personal equipment is your responsibility.
WMSFS School Fee                                    $1690.00
LESS the Rotary Scholarship of                  $1200.00
Student to pay WMSFS directly                  $ 490.00
Plus, medical costs (estimated)                    $250 - $350
Students from: Howick College, Rosehill College, Edgewater College, Elim Christian College, Wanganui High School, Christchurch Boys High School, Otago Boys High School can obtain application forms from their Career Advisers or they can contact:
Applications from other schools can be made directly to Scouts NZ at
Coordinator - Rotary Scholarships
Boyne Drummond     
Phone: (09)4184799      
P 0 Box 28-627, Remuera, Auckland 1541