(PRESS RELEASE) GUYANCOURT, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Egis along with the Centre des Métiers de l’Aviation – Abidjan (CMA) to provide scholarship to an Ivorian student with a double degree from the Institut National Polytechnique d’Abidjan and the Ecole Nationale d’Aviation Civile in Toulouse, France. This is part of a first double agreement between Ecole Nationale d’Aviation Civile (ENAC) in Toulouse and Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INP-HB) in Abidjan. CMA was established by Egis and Camas in 2017 in Abidjan, it offers training services to aviation professionals in Africa. The agreement was announced at the Paris-Le Bourget Air Show.
Egis celebrates 50 years in aviation by going forward with its commitment to award scholarships to students in aviation-related degrees in 5 major regions of the world. Egis awarded its first scholarship to an engineering student in France earlier this year.
In the presence of Egis Avia’s Deputy Director General, Frédéric Nicolon, ENAC and INP-HB both signed an agreement on the 19th of June. Represented by ENAC Director General, Olivier Chansou and by INP-HB Aviation Training Centre Director General and Head, Koffi N’Guessan and Yeo Zié respectively. Egis and CMA will participate in the selection jury for the profile of the student receiving the scholarship for September 2019.
The scholarship recipient will take the first two years of the Information and Communication Science and Technology curriculum at the École Supérieure d’Industrie associated with INP-HB. The student will then enter the 2nd year and will continue the 3rd year of the ENAC engineering program in Toulouse. The successful scholar will graduate with 2 engineering diplomas awarded jointly by ENAC and INP-HB. Both merit and low income-based, the scholarship will support the student cover the cost of tuition fees in France.
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