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ASECNA offers fully funded scholarships for air traffic control training

By Esther Muhozi
On 16 March 2024 at 03:15

In a bid to enhance expertise in air traffic control, the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) is offering an exciting opportunity for aspiring professionals.

The ASECNA representative to the Republic of Rwanda recently announced a fully funded scholarship competition for training at the prestigious African School of Meteorology and Civil Aviation (EAMAC) in Niamey, focusing on the field of Air Traffic Control.

This initiative aims to groom skilled professionals who will contribute to the safety and efficiency of air transportation across the African continent. Successful candidates will undergo a comprehensive two-year training program at EAMAC and will subsequently be employed by ASECNA.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to register online at www.EAMAC.ne to participate in this competitive selection process. However, there are specific criteria that must be met to qualify for consideration:

Age Requirement: Applicants must be between 21 and 29 years old as of January 1, 2024, ensuring a balance of youthful energy and maturity in the selected cohort.

Educational Background: Candidates should have either completed at least two years of university studies or hold a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field. Additionally, individuals with a polytechnic diploma are also eligible to apply, reflecting the diversity of educational backgrounds suitable for this opportunity.

Once the online registration phase concludes, only selected candidates will be invited to physically submit their application files. It is essential to note that the deadline for online registration is March 22, 2024, so interested individuals should act promptly to secure their chance.

For those seeking further clarification or information, ASECNA has provided contact details: interested parties can reach out via phone at 0780037697 or 0726944353.

Selected candidates will undergo a written test on June 3rd and 4th, 2024, marking the next phase of this rigorous selection process. This examination will assess the candidates’ aptitude and readiness for the intensive training program ahead.

The opportunity presented by ASECNA and EAMAC is not just about acquiring skills; it’s about shaping the future of air traffic control in Africa. By investing in the training and development of young professionals, ASECNA is laying the groundwork for a safer, more efficient aviation industry on the continent.

Aspiring air traffic controllers, this is your chance to make a difference. Seize this opportunity, register online, and embark on a journey towards a rewarding career in aviation safety and navigation. ASECNA and EAMAC await your application, ready to guide you towards a promising future in the skies.

The ASECNA representative to the Republic of Rwanda recently announced a fully funded scholarship competition for training at the prestigious African School of Meteorology and Civil Aviation (EAMAC) in Niamey, focusing on the field of Air Traffic Control.

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