January 1, 2018 @ 2 pm

STEVE ROBINSON AWARDED BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL IN NEW YEAR’S HONOURS LIST

FSDP scholar Steve Robinson – known to many as The One Arm Pilot – was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to people with disabilities. Steve was involved in a motor-cycle accident in 1982 which resulted in his right arm being amputated. Steve was awarded a…

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April 7, 2017 @ 1 pm

SCHOLARS’ SCHOLAR 2017

Mathew Monaghan, aged 27 from Northern Ireland and who suffers from muscular dystrophy, is the first recipient of a scholarship funded by the Scholars’ Scholar campaign and will be training at Shadow Aviation in the summer.

Following the success of the Scholars’ Scholar campaign in 2016, FSDP are pleased to announce that they have launched a follow up campaign for 2017. Last year FSDP launched the Scholars’ Scholar campaign to enable its scholars to raise enough money to fund a scholarship in 2017,…

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April 7, 2017 @ 12 pm

FSDP 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED

Having sifted through over 60 applications the FSDP Selection Board met 18 candidates at RAF Cranwell from the 26th to 28th March 2017 and are pleased to announce that 12 scholarships have been awarded for 2017.

Having sifted through over 60 applications the FSDP Selection Board met 18 candidates at RAF Cranwell from the 26th to 28th March 2017 and are pleased to announce that 12 scholarships have been awarded for 2017. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, scholarships have been awarded…

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April 7, 2017 @ 11 am

Michael Holden receives MBE in New Years Honours List Copy Copy

Flying Scholarships for Disabled People are delighted to announce that scholar Michael Holden has been awarded an MBE by HM Queen in this New Year Honours List.

The award was made for services to the disabled community in Northern Ireland and comes following extensive awareness raising by Michael, to the needs of people with disabilities. Michael was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in December 2010. He overcame the shock of his diagnosis to set up a travel review site for disabled…

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