This is a scholarship intended for an aspiring female aviator who shows interest in preserving the history of flight. This scholarship may be used to purchase tools for study or toward flight training hours.
Paul Bradford served his country as a U.S. Air Force private first class during the Korean War. Paul was a friend to the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, New York, where he enjoyed watching air shows and winning the hearts of all who were lucky enough to meet him. Funds for this scholarship were raised through calendar sales, and Paul was one of the biggest supporters of this endeavor. We would like to honor Paul for his support, military service, and dedication to preserving the history of flight. Additional funds were generously donated by our friends at Warrior Flight Team veteran's charity in association with Alpha Industries.
This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who shows a dedication and passion for history. Someone who knows that looking into the past can pave the way to a brighter future. Experience working at a museum or foundation that restores vintage aircraft is recommended. The National Warplane Museum aims to teach people about the men and women who served our country from the sky and those who supported them from the ground. Using history as a tool, they inspire younger generations to follow in the footsteps of the brave aviators who came before them. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to encourage women to follow their dreams with vigor, and we look forward to choosing an applicant who is likely to become an inspiration for generations to come.