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Oklahoma State University

Casebolt Awarded $10,000 Aviation Scholarship

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mallory Casebolt, a doctoral student aviation education, has been awarded a $10,000 aviation scholarship from the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT).

“This is a highly competitive scholarship program that awards engaging people who would like to develop careers in aviation,” explained Chad Depperschmidt, aviation and space associate professor at Oklahoma State University. “While ISTAT offers many scholarships, Mallory was awarded the highest paying scholarship at $10,000.”

While pursuing her Ed.D., Casebolt serves as graduate assistant and instructor in the College of Education. The Cleveland, Okla., resident was awarded the outstanding graduate assistant award for the School of Educational Studies last year. She holds an associate’s degree in air traffic control from Tulsa Community College and a bachelor’s degree in aviation management and master’s degree in aviation and space, both from Oklahoma State University. Casebolt has been awarded multiple scholarships through the College of Education recognizing her high scholastic achievement.

In addition to the ISTAT scholarship award, Casebolt was selected as one of only seven 2015 scholarship recipients to attend and be recognized at the ISTAT America’s Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., March 8-10.

 “We are very proud of Mallory and her accomplishments and are fortunate to have her as a part of the aviation program as a student, graduate assistant and instructor,” Depperschmidt said.