• APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11pm WED 6 OCT 2021

    The Spirit of Boeing Award is a leadership award for leaders in the school community. Applicants DO NOT have to be studying an aerospace subject. Boeing recognises the importance of rewarding and growing great leaders from within the community. Each school nomination will receive a certificate, a Boeing gift for each short-listed nomination and a trophy and gift to the overall winning student. Presentation of certificates could be made if required at school Academic Awards nights by Boeing personnel. Each student will need to apply by written application, a video then by phone interview with Boeing personnel. The nomination is to be endorsed in writing by the Principal or Head of Department from the school.
  • Requirements

    Selection criteria are as below, to be addressed by the nominee in: a written application of no more than 250 words; and a short video (no more than 4 minutes) prepared by the applicant which illustrates why the applicant is a suitable recipient of the Award. This video will be delivered electronically using Vimeo or YouTube. LEADERSHIP: Communicates goals and objectives to motivate others. Makes sure that everyone on the team (class/group) understands the focus of the group and is enthusiastic. Listens to others' ideas and opinions. Makes sure that he/she really understands others. Uses appropriate communication techniques and tools to ensure this. Leads by Example. Tries to treat others as he/she would like to be treated. States personal values and lives by those values even in difficult situations. INTEGRITY Treats Others Fairly Is always ethical and considers as many factors as possible when making decisions and interacting with others. Follows through on commitments. Makes sure that he/she clearly understands what is expected and delivers what is promised. Shares Credit with Others for Success. Makes sure that all who worked on or contributed to any project or team are recognized. Understands how sharing credit contributes to the group. Demonstrates high ethical standards in school activities. Always sets a good example for others in ethical and personal actions. PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER Works effectively with other groups. Knows how school and other groups function; understands how to get things done through both formal and informal channels; is respectful of others; is not hampered by the "I didn’t think of it first" syndrome. Seeks feedback to improve own performance. Asks teachers, peers and parents for feedback on an ongoing basis.
  • Judging

    Judging of all applications will be considered soon after closing, and if necessary, some applicants may be asked to make themselves available for an interview at a later date. The overall winner will be announced at the 2021 Aerospace Industry Education Awards ceremony on Wednesday 24 November 2021.
  • This leadership awards is open to outstanding Year 11 or Year 12 student leaders enrolled at an Aerospace Gateway to Industry School. It is NOT a requirement that they are enrolled in an Aerospace Subject.
  • This leadership awards is open to outstanding Year 11 or Year 12 student leaders enrolled at an Aerospace Gateway to Industry School. It is NOT a requirement that they are enrolled in an Aerospace Subject.
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  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • The video should be prepared by the student and illustrate why the applicant is a suitable recipient of the Award.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.