The ION Navigation Apprenticeship/Scholarship is an opportunity for outstanding college
students to work with a “Navigation Mentor” of their choice to build their science and
engineering knowledge while developing problem-solving skills. We hope you will apply for the
2020-2021 Navigation Apprenticeship/Scholarship.
The winner(s) will receive a college scholarship of up to $2500 and exercise his/her inventive
and innovative skills working with the mentor on a navigation-related project, ranging from
product design or research to laying the groundwork for a business plan.
Administered by the Institute of Navigation, the Navigation Apprenticeship/Scholarship is an
experiential and monetary award presented to one or two college students each year. Should you
be selected as a Navigation Apprentice, you will work with a navigation mentor you select to
learn about navigation system research and development first-hand. The apprenticeship can be
tailored to your interests and experience. Apprenticeships may be arranged to meet your
schedules and goals. It will take place over the summer prior to the scholarship award and/or
during the fall academic term of the scholarship award. The winner(s) are announced in May of
the application year. The scholarship will be awarded once the student has been enrolled in the
college or university of his/her choice for the award year. The scholarship will be awarded
directly to the college or university in equal amounts for each academic term during the award
The deadline for applications for the 2020-2021 ION Dayton Section Navigation
Apprenticeship/Scholarship is April 3, 2020. All students who have completed at least
one academic term of college, in a bachelor’s or higher degree program, at the time of
application, are eligible for the award.
Students interested in applying for the Navigation Apprenticeship/Scholarship should complete the scholarship application.
We look forward to seeing your application!
With best wishes,