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Women in Aviation International Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $7,000
Awards Available: 1

Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation International by November 1, 2020, and may apply for up to three scholarships. Internships are not included in the three per member scholarship limit.

Unless otherwise noted, scholarships will be awarded at the 32nd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, March 11-13, 2021, in Reno, Nevada.

Most scholarships may be applied for online through the WAI website. Please submit your application only when you have all of the necessary files ready. Once your application has been submitted, changes cannot be made to your application.

A) two (one-page) recommendation letters

B) typed one and half spaced, 500-word descriptive essay (no more than two pages)

C) professional résumé (no more than two pages)

D) flight scholarships must included copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook

E) Other applicable information as requested for each specific award/grant/scholarship

These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements.

Descriptive essay should address the following:

A) name and contact information

B) what motivated you to pursue aviation

C) short-term, mid-term, and long-range goals

D) how the scholarship will help you achieve your objective

E) how your previous training was financed

F) where you would obtain the training and the hourly rate for the instructor, aircraft, and simulators, or other costs

G) other applicable information as requested for each specific award/grant/scholarship


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Women in Aviation International Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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