The Registry of Aruba (TROA), a comprehensive global aircraft registry for the commercial aviation sector, has announced the establishment of the Aruba Scholarship Registry with Embry-Riddle Aviation University (ERAU). The initiative will be open to girls who wish to pursue programs in aviation at the Daytona Beach campus in Embry-Riddle. Under the program, TROA will award $6,000 to an incoming female student each year during her program at Embry-Riddle’s College of Flight.
TROA CEO Alexandrea Colenders said: “As part of our mission to help close the gender gap in the aviation industry, we have established the Aruba Scholarship Registry with Embry-Riddle Aviation University. In addition to providing financial support, we aim to guide the recipient as she embarks on her career. We We are very excited about this journey and feel fortunate to be able to found the Women’s Advancement Initiative.”
Aruba Enrollment Grant top alumnus Massa Alcudi, who completed her degree and earned a private pilot license, shared, “My ultimate goal as a woman in aviation is to inspire young girls to think about a career not only in aviation, but the STEM field in general. One of my biggest goals during Life, amplified by honoring the Aruba scholarship record, is to inspire more girls and young women to pursue their dreams in STEM-related fields.”
“This scholarship opportunity generously offered by TROA is encouraging, even for women like myself who are already attending Embry-Riddle,” said Britney Porter, Representative of the Women’s Ambassador Program. “Through our Women’s Ambassadors Program and other programs, we are making progress, but there is a lot that needs to be done to continue our growing success at Embry-Riddle. TROA is a huge step in the right direction!”
About Aruba Register
Aruba Registry Established in 1995, Aruba Registry was the first privately managed aircraft registration program classified as Class 1 by the Federal Aviation Administration, with a regulatory framework compliant with international standards (ICAO). Innovation continues in Aruba as we develop and grow our clients’ services to provide the most qualified registration, certification and inspection teams and efficiently manage all the details associated with registering your aircraft. With a dedicated and experienced staff, our administrative and technical staff are available 24/7 to provide personalized and efficient service to meet all operational needs from day one. Our top priority is to provide service excellence and to establish long-term relationships with our clients. We pride ourselves on providing unrivaled, attractive solutions dedicated to keeping aviation safety first.