Seven GT-AE Students Recognized with AHS Scholarships

Seven GT-AE Students Recognized with AHS Scholarships
Atlanta, GA

Seven of the 22 scholarships awarded this month by the Vertical Flight Foundation of the American Helicopter Society were made to students enrolled at Georgia Tech's School of Aerospace Engineering.

Seven of the 22 scholarships awarded this month by the Vertical Flight Foundation of the American Helicopter Society were made to students enrolled at Georgia Tech's School of Aerospace Engineering.

All of the honored students are invited to formally accept their awards at the AHS 71st Annual Forum and Technology Display, to be held in Virginia Beach May 5-7. All together, the scholarships represent about $21,000 in assistance to the aspiring GT-AE engineers.

The awardees include GT-AE undergraduates Vaibhav Kumar, who received the Hans and Gil Weichsel Scholarship; Terry Hei Tsun Ma, who received the George Powell Scholarship; and J. Siva Movva, who received the Richard M. Carlson Scholarship.

Georgia Tech had the single highest number of awardees among the schools represented in the winner's circle. We're not surprised.Masters students receiving VFF scholarships included Amanda L. Grubb, who received the Charles C. Crawford Scholarship; Mohit Gupta, who received the Don Toler Scholarship; Kevin Jacobson, who received the Jean Boulet Scholarship; and Dhwanil Shukla who received the Alfred L. Wolf Scholarship.

Georgia Tech's AHS advisor, Dr. Marilyn Smith pointed out that the scholarships are a small indication of the intellectual merit of these students.

High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) summer scholarships. Both will work with the US Army AeroFlightDynamics Directorate (AFDD) this summer at NASA Ames.First-year masters students Amanda Grubb and Kevin Richardson were recently tapped by the Department of Defense to receive

The Vertical Flight Foundation was established in 1967 as the philanthropic arm of the American Helicopter Society.  The Foundation's operation is made possible solely through voluntary tax-deductible contributions.

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<p><em>Seen here with AHS advisor Dr. Marilyn Smith are, from left, Mohit Gupta, Dhwanil Shukla, Terry Ma, Vaibhav Kumar, Amanda Grubb, Jagadeesh Movva, and Kevin Richardson, recipients of Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships.</em></p>
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