Ten University of Maryland Aerospace students were awarded the prestigious 2011 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. There were 60 applicants for this year?s scholarships and the Selection Committee chose the top applicants in each category to receive awards.The VFF award winners will be honored at the AHS 67th Annual Forum & Technology Display banquet which will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia at 7:00 p.m.

The UMCP Aerospace Department winners are:

B.S. Category:

  • Ms. Elena Shrestha
  • Mr. Sean Peterson Symon

M.S. Category:

  • Ms. Erica Grace Hocking
  • Mr. Graham Bowen-Davies
  • Ms. Elizabeth Alice Weiner

Ph.D. Category:

  • Mr. Ryan Michael Robinson
  • Mr. Benjamin Otto Berry
  • Mr. Andrew Becnel
  • Mr. Chen Friedman
  • Mr. Anish Sydney

Congratulations to all of the award recipients! For more information about the Vertical Flight Foundation, visit the website:

March 28, 2011

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