The Poplar Grove Aviation Education Association and the Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum are taking applications for their annual scholarship program. (Photo via Canva)
By Steve Summers and Kevin Haas
Rock River Current
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POPLAR GROVE — Students who want to pursue careers in aviation or automotive industries can now apply for scholarships up to $2,500.

Judi Zangs, executive director of the Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, joined Steve Summers on This Week in the Stateline to talk about the annual scholarship program.

The program is a partnership between the Poplar Grove Aviation Education Association and the Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum. Last year, seven scholarships totaling $11,000 were distributed.

“We’ve had recipients that have gone on to careers in the maintenance field with major airlines, we’ve got some that are airline pilots today,” Zangs said.

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Applications must be received by March 31, and the awards will be announced in April with an award ceremony held June 12.

This year, the organizations hope to give out five to 10 scholarships of $1,500 to $2,500.

To apply for the scholarship, go here.

Listen to the full interview below.