February 21, 2024


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com is developing a program designed to provide different elements of industry support at little or no cost called the Sofema Wingspan Program. This is our “giving back” project. The active elements we currently have are:

Sofema Wingspan Leadership Scholarship

  • Sofema provides an annual budget of €50,000 to its Aviation Leadership Scholarship Program, aiming to support the growth of future aviation leaders.
  • During 2023 the program offered 100 scholarships for the second consecutive year.
  • Successful applicants gained access to eight specialized online courses worth over €500.
  • Each course completion is recognized with an online certificate, and upon finishing all courses, participants can obtain an extra Aviation Future Leaders Scholarship Certificate from Sofema Online.

Sofema Wingspan Bursary Program

Sofema provides a Bursary Program aimed at European Aviation Universities and Higher Level Aviation Education Establishments within the European Union and EFTA, starting from 1 January 2024. This initiative pledges a €5,000 Bursary to selected institutions each year.

  • Establishing a partnership to enhance EASA-compliant aviation education across Europe.
  • The program is designed to provide financial support and access to Sofema Online’s (SOL) extensive resources, including over 330 EASA-Compliant Online Courses, Packages, and Diplomas, available at www.sofemaonline.com.
  • Beneficiaries will receive an honorary membership to the Aviation Regulatory Training Standards Association (ARTSA) and
  • Enjoy exclusive discounts on SOL’s offerings, including a 50% discount on all single courses and a 10% discount on comprehensive Packages and Diplomas.

The Sofema Aviation Services Wingspan Program Future Developments

The following opportunities are currently under review as a future development of the program:

Sofema Wingspan Mentorship and Internship Opportunities

  • Partnering with aviation companies and professionals to offer hands-on experience and guidance to students and young professionals entering the field.
  • To bridge the gap between education and real-world application, providing valuable insights and career guidance.

Sofema Wingspan Research Grants

  • Offering research grants to students and professionals conducting innovations in the field of aviation.
  • Supporting the development of new technologies, sustainability practices, or safety improvements within the industry.

Sofema Wingspan Community Outreach Programs

  • Engaging with communities to raise awareness about careers in aviation and to inspire the next generation of aviation professionals.

Sofema Wingspan Accessible Training Opportunities

  • Providing accessible education opportunities to individuals worldwide, especially those who cannot afford traditional education paths or are in remote locations.

Sofema Wingspan Aviation Safety and Sustainability Initiatives

  • Supporting Initiatives focused on improving aviation safety and promoting sustainability within the industry.
  • Investing in partnerships with organizations working on environmental projects, safety campaigns, or technological innovations that reduce the environmental impact of aviation operations.

Sofema Wingspan Networking Events and Conferences

  • Events that will bring together aviation professionals, students, and industry leaders to share knowledge, discuss industry trends and foster professional connections.

Next Steps

Please visit www.sassofia.com and www.sofemaonline.com to review the available services and training programs. If you have questions or comments, please email team@sassofia.com


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