Carol Vorderman, British TV personality, who recently unveiled plans to fly around the world solo, has joined the judging panel for the final round of Bristol Groundschool's ATPL Scholarship Programme. Somerset-based Bristol Groundschool launched the Scholarship Programme in early 2013 to assist pilots in training who might otherwise have struggled to raise funding for the ATPL study. Carol Vorderman joins a number of distinguished professionals on Bristol Groundschool's judging panel, including Dr. Eleanor Ivory, airline pilot and CAA Aviation Medical Examiner; Captain Martin Mahoney, Senior VP Training for Emirates Airline; Lee Mears, former England rugby player now retraining as a pilot; Dorothy Pooley, Immediate past Chairman and Founder of the Professional Flying Instructors Association and Master Elect of GAPAN; Ian Seager, publisher of Flyer magazine; and Graham Stokes, Head of Flight Operations Training & Standards for Virgin Atlantic Airways.