Ninety-Nines 2017 Scholarships

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Section and Chapter Scholarships

Section and Chapter Scholarship List

99s CHAPTER AND SECTION SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

AMELIA EARHART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Each year, The Ninety-Nines award several scholarships to qualified members for flight training (advanced and student) or courses in specialized branches of aviation.
Criteria: The scholarships are open to members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc.
Read all about the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships.
ALASKA CHAPTER 99s
The Alaska Chapter offers 2 scholarships.  $1000 for a Private Pilot and $1500 for an Advanced Rating.
The MatSu Chapter offers a $1000 scholarship.
Criteria: Must be a female resident of Alaska.
ALAMEDA COUNTY (CA) CHAPTER 99s
The Alameda County Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. is sponsoring one Aviation Scholarship in the amount of $1000.
DEADLINE: Application must be postmarked by November 15, 2011.
Criteria: The applicant must be a female who is actively pursuring flight training, has soloed and passed her FAA Written Examination and must live within the nine Bay Area Counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma).  More information…
CONTACT: Genny Solorio
ANTELOPE VALLEY 99s FUTURE WOMEN PILOTS AWARD PROGRAM
Upon successful completion of certain milestone phases of their flight training, an FWP in our chapter will be awarded specific stipends (including 99s membership dues) not to exceed $800.
CONTACT: Rosemary Jensen-Coonrod
BAKERSFIELD CHAPTER
Primary Training (applicant must have soloed)
Air Racing registration entry and expenses
Training: aerobatic, soaring, seaplane rating, spin recognition and recovery training, mountain flying, ballooning
Volunteer flights e.g. Angel Flight, Pilots ‘n Paws International competitions
We are offering four $1000 scholarships to local women. The four scholarships are to be used by the recipients to obtain an advanced rating or training to further their pursuit in aviation.  Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline, April 25, 2014. Scholarship information can be found here.  www.bakersfield99s.org/scholarships.html
BAY CITIES CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Each Spring the Bay Cities Chapter offers a scholarship to a woman working toward her Private or Sport pilot license. 99s Membership is NOT a requirement. She must live within 99 nautical miles of KOAK (Oakland Airport). Applications are posted in January with submission deadlines in April.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Bay Cities Chapter website at http://baycities99s.org and navigate to the scholarship age or contactscholarship@baycities99s.org.
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving female pilot who has the desire to expand her knowledge and experiences in aviation.
Applicable to experiences in aviation such as…
Criteria:  Female candidate must possess a pilot’s certificate and complete and send in the application form which must be postmarked by the due date, April 1.
DEADLINE: April 1
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Email Margaret Duncan, Scholarship Adminstrator for official application form.  Information is also available atwww.mid-atlantic99s.org.
Click here for Flyer and Application.
CHICAGO AREA CHAPTER – RICHARD J SANTORI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Richard J. Santori Memorial Scholarship offers two annual scholarships to members of the North Central Section (“NCS”) under the auspices of The Chicago Area Chapter of The Ninety-Nines (“CAC”).One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 is to be used to assist a 99 in the completion of an additional pilot certificate or rating.  Applicants must be a current pilot with the appropriate medical certificate and must be approaching the flight time requirement for the desired rating or certificate.The other scholarship offers $1,000 to assist a Student Pilot Member toward completion of an initial pilot certificate, in any aircraft.  Applicants must have soloed, and, if required for the pilot certificate sought, must have a current medical certificate and must have passed the written exam.
Criteria:  Must be a current member of The 99s, the NCS and their chapter in good standing.
Application and additional information: Click here to download the application and additional information.
DEADLINE: March 15
CHRISTINA MYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – IMPERIAL So-Lo CHAPTER 99s
Criteria: This $1000 scholarship is established for a woman beginning student who has soloed and passed the written examination. There must be a recommendation from a certified flight instructor.  She must be a resident of Imperial or San Deigo County.
DEADLINE: October 11, 2010
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: By mail: Scholarship Fund 1108 E. Evans Hewes Hwy. El Centro, CA 92243 or visit our website athttp://www.iplsolo99s.org/iplscholarship.html
COLORADO CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship(s) are awarded yearly to women student pilots in the state of Colorado to complete a private license. Amount number of scholarships varies by year.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit our website at http://www.colorado99s.org/scholarship.htm
CONNECTICUT CHAPTER $1000 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Criteria: Female, residing in the State of Connecticut (OR, if not a CT resident, sponsored by a CT 99 Chapter member), holding current medical certificate, and planning to make aviation a vocation, or an avocation that will contribute to The 99s mission of encouraging women to enter the world of aviation.
Basic Requirements: Application, Essay, Letters of Recommendations
DEADLINE: December 1
CONTACT: Rebecca Green with questions or request for application.
COYOTE COUNTRY CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS
We are offering the Pam Van Der Linden Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000.
Criteria: Female Private Pilot furthering her training in the Southern California area.
We are also offering the Barbara Brotherton Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $750.
Criteria: Female student pilots who have soloed or will solo by the application due date.
Application available online at www.coyote99s.com or by email at shannonaaustin@gmail.com
CONTACT: Shannon Austin
EASTERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS
The Eastern New England Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, announces three 2013 scholarships available for women and men studying for a career in aviation or training in aviation.
Pat Theberge Honarary Scholarship — $1500
This scholarship is open to both women and men.
William Bridge Scholarship — $1500
This scholarship is open to women with at least a private pilot certificate.
Ann Wood Kelly Memorial Scholarship — $1500
This scholarship is open to women with at least a private pilot certificate.
SECTION SCHOLARSHIP
The New England Section of The Ninety-Nines offers one scholarship in memory of New Hampshire aviator Shirley Mahn, who died at the controls of her Piper Aztec.
Shirley Mahn Memorial Scholarship — $1500
Open to both women and men.
All scholarships require a New England connection.  The applicant must be either a resident of one of the six New England states or studying in New England. For questions and applications for all four scholarships – please email your request to lmaarch@aol.com or mail to Linda Moody, 93A Groton St., Peperell, MA 01463.  Completed applications must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2013.
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER 99s AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship award can be used for any aviation purpose.
Criteria: Applicant must be female who resides, is employed, or attends school in the Greater Delaware Valley; must be at least 16 years old at the time of application.  There is no upper age limit.  Applicant must be available for a personal interview with the Scholarship Committee.
DEADLINE: All parts of the completed application must be received by April 30.
CONTACT: Carole Wyman – Scholarship Chairman
FLORIDA GOLDCOAST CHAPTER 99s – FRAN SARGENT SCHOLARSHIP
Fran Sargent Scholarship offered by the Florida Goldcoast Chapter to help a woman with at least a private pilot certificate pursue her aviation goals.
Up to $2000.
DEADLINE: October 15, 2013
CONTACT: Kimberley Lowe 305-984-0561 for more information or visit www.flgoldcoast99s.org.
FLORIDA SPACEPORT 99s — MARY BLACKWELL JOEHRENDT/ANNE WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP — $1500
Criteria: Recipients must be famale at least 18 years old holding a PPL living in or be a permanent resident of The 99s Southeast Section (FL, GA, NC, SC, AL, MS, LA and TN) with financial need and have a desire to make the field of aviation her career.
DEADLINE: Mary 31
CONTACT: Florida Spaceport 99s
GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAPTER 99s
The Greater Kansas City Chapter of The Ninety-Nines is proud to offer flight training scholarship(s) to promote women in aviation and flight training assistance.
More:  Criteria and Scholarship Application.
DEADLINE: October 15, 2013
CONTACT: Penny Kunzman for additional information.
GREATER SEATTLE CHAPTER
The Greater Seattle Chapter Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2011 Chapter Scholarship.  The scholarship in the amount of $2000 will be awarded to a Student Pilot with a minimum of 10 hours flight time logged, to be used toward completion of a Private or Sport Pilot Certificate.
Criteria: 1) Be a female resident of Western Washington
  2) Provide proof of having passed the written exam
  3) Possess current Medical and Student Pilot Certificates
  4) Be willing to work with an aviation mentor for six calendar months and attend at least one Greater Seattle Chapter 99s meeting to report on your progress
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Christine Hollingsworth, Scholarship Chairman and visit our website at www.seattle99s.org.
LAKE ERIE 99S BERNICE BARRIS AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Lake Erie Chapter is offering a $1000 scholarship to be used for initial or advanced flight training. This scholarship will be awarded annually and honors member Bernice Barris, for her 44 years of dedicated service and support of women pilots.
Criteria: Applicants must reside in the state of Ohio, be a current member of the International 99s and belong to a 99s chapter for at least two years as of the application date.
For deadline and more information, click here.
MANITOBA CHAPTER – ROSELLA BJORNSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Manitoba Chapter of The Ninety-Nines is pleased to announce the availability of the Rosella Bjornson Scholarship. The flight training scholarship is in the amount of $1500 and is to be used for advance flight training. Solo time or time building hours do not qualify. Scholarship payments will be made to the flight school or flying club directly and is to be used within a 12 month period.
Criteria: The scholarship is open to female residents of Manitoba or a member of the Manitoba Chapter of The 99s, and hold a Private Pilot License or higher.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://canadian99s.com/chapters-manitoba/
MINNESOTA 99s CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The Minnesota Chapter of the Ninety-Nines is offering two $1,000 scholarships to qualifying applicants. These scholarships will be awarded in March. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for course work toward a Private Pilot license and the second $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for an additional rating or endorsement. This Scholarship is open to all women pilots, including members of The Ninety-Nines.
Criteria: 1) Applicant must be:
a) Female and at least 25 years of age.
b) Pursuing an aviation goal that includes flight training.
c) Minnesota resident or student of a Minnesota school.
  2) If applicant is a student pilot, she must already have her solo endorsement.
  3) Applicant must have received a passing grade on the written FAA exam.
  4) Applicant must complete the application process.
  5) Application and all supporting documents must be postmarked by December 31.
  6) Applicant cannot be a previous Minnesota 99s scholarship or Amelia Eahart winner.
  7) Winner must commit to membership in The Ninety-Nines, Inc. and the Minnesota Chapter for two consecutive years following award of scholarship.
DEADLINE: December 31
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Minnesota website at www.minnesota99s.org or download the flyer at
/userfiles/file/Scholarship Award Outline.pdf and the application at /userfiles/file/Scholarship Application.pdf
MONTANA CHAPTER 99s — $1000
Criteria: Female student pilot, resident of Montana and be receiving her flight training in the State of Montana.
CONTACT: Charity Fechter
MONTEREY BAY CHAPTER 99s — $2000
The Monterey Bay Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots is offering one $2000 scholarship to a local woman.  It is either to be used by the recipient to obtain her private pilot license or to obtain an advanced rating to further her pursuit of a career in aviation.
Criteria:The Student applicant must be in good health and not dependent on medication or have any other disqualifying condition.
The Advanced applicant must have a current medical certificate, appropriate to the rating she seeks.
The applicant must live in Santa Cruz or Monterey County.
If the applicant is already a licensed pilot, she must have completed any necessary written exams, have a current flight review or equivalent, and have all ratings prerequisite to the rating she seeks before money is awarded but not necessarily before application. Otherwise, she must have completed the private written exam before money is awarded, but not necessarily before application.
The applicant, if less than 18 years of age, may elect to use the scholarship for ground school instruction expenses or have the money held until she is 18 years of age for flight instruction expenses.
If not already a licensed pilot, applicant must be proficient in English.
The applicant must demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship.
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline, January 31.
CONTACT: Gabrielle Adelman, Scholarship Committee
MOUNT SHASTA 99s — $1500
Full details and applications are available on the website at www.mountshasta99s.org
DEADLINE: December 31
NEW ENGLAND SECTION SCHOLARSHIPS
See Eastern New England Chapter above.
NEW JERSEY CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
New Jersey Chapter will award one $3,000 scholarship.
Criteria: The scholarship is open to both men and women. They must be at least a student pilot or pilot who is trying to further their aviation goals, attain a PPL or additional ratings.  Training is only allowed in New Jersey.
DEADLINE: October 31
CONTACT:  Download the application or email Rosemary Albrecht at justflyinglow@comcast.net
NORTH CENTRAL SECTION — RICHARD J. SANTORI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Richard J. Santori Memorial Scholarship offers two annual scholarships to members of the North Central Section (“NCS”) under the auspices of the Chicago Area Chapter of The Ninety-Nines (“CAC”).
One scholarship in the amount of $2000 is to be used to assist a 99 in the completion of an additional pilot certificate or rating.
Criteria:  Applicants must be a current pilot with the appropriate medical certificate and must be approaching the flight time requirement for the desired rating or certificate.
The other scholarship offers $1000 to assist an Associate 99 member toward completion of an initial pilot certificate, in any aircraft.
Criteria: Applicant must have soloed, and, if required for the pilot certificate sought, must have a current medical certificate and must have passed the written exam.
Deadline: Completed Application and Attachments Must be Postmarked by March 1.
Click here for more information and applications.
NORTHWEST SECTION – NW Section Scholarship of up to $1000. Check out the requirements on the Northwest Section Websitehttp://www.nw99s.org/
OKLAHOMA CHAPTER 99s — UP TO $5000
Criteria: Female residing in Oklahoma.
CONTACT: Janis Love
PARADISE COAST CHAPTER 99s WINGS OVER PARADISE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS
The Paradise Coast Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. is offering one scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for flight training.
DEADLINE: Application must be received by March 15.
Criteria: Female Florida resident age 16 or older with a minimum of a student pilot certificate (or medical certificate appropriate for the rating sought), documented flight training toward the rating desired and a passing grade on any written test needed for that rating.
Scholarships will be used to help defray the cost of obtaining an aviation rating.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND APPLICATION: visit our website at www.paradisecoast99s.org
CONTACT: Ellen Herr at paradisecoast99s@hotmail.com for more information.
PHOENIX CHAPTER 99s
Two $2000 annual scholarships for female student pilots.  Arizona residency required. Details and application are on the Phoenix website.
RENO HIGH SIERRA CHAPTER 99s
See the Flyer at /userfiles/file/RHS%20SCHOLARSHIP%20FLYER%202013.pdf and the application packet at www.renohighsierra99s.org
Two available scholarships:  $2,500 towards a Private Pilot Certificate and $3,000 towards an advanced rating.
Eligible applicants must be female student pilots and female pilots who reside within 100 nautical mile radius of the Reno Tahoe International Airport and includes area north of Hwy 50 to the Utah, Idaho and Oregon borders. Scholarship is applicable to any category of aircraft, i.e. airplane, glider, rotorcraft, lighter-than-air and powered lift. Student pilots must have soloed by the application deadline. Advanced pilots must have already completed at least 5 hours of flight training towards advanced rating/license with a CFI.
DEADLINE: Applications due by April 30, 2013.
CONTACT: KayLynn Marble or Deb Richied with questions, respectively 775-848-8712 or 775-853-1314 or via email tocaptsmarble@charter.net.
For an application write to:
Reno High Sierra 99s
PO Box 12863
Reno, NV 89510
or download pdf application at www.renohighsierra99s.org
RENO AREA CHAPTER 99s
One advanced rating in the amount of $3000 (must hold a valid private pilot certificate and current medical).
One private certificate in the amount of $2000 (must hold a valid student pilot certificate).
Criteria: 
1) Current reside within a 75 nm radius of Reno.
2) Have lived in the area for at least one year.
3) Have not been a recipient of our scholarship for the past three years.
4) For private certificate, must have completed first solo flight.
MORE INFORMATION: Applications available in February, for application contact Kathy Walton and use “scholarship info” as subject.
SACRAMENTO VALLEY 99s SCHOLARSHIP
SHIRLEY LEHR/BETTY ALAIR MEMORIAL AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP 
The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, Inc. is sponsoring one Aviation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000.  The applicant must be a female who is actively pursuing flight training, has soloed and passed her FAA Written Examination and must live within 99 NM of Sacramento Executive Airport.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, click here or the application, click here
SAN DIEGO 99s SCHOLARSHIPS
The Chapter also offers four scholarships, The Marian Delano Memorial, Dottie Sanders Memorial, Darlene Kelley Memorial and Student Pilot Awards, annually for a total of over $5000.
Criteria: Female pilot in the Southwest Section area.  Scholarship award on the basis of a written essay and need.
DEADLINE: January 28th.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Email 99@sd99s.org or visit our website at www.sandiego99s.org.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY 99s CAREER SCHOLARSHIP – $3000
Up to three scholarships available to men and women who want to further their careers in Aviation.
Criteria: 18 years of age, US CITIZEN and resident of the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Applications available in January and scholarships awarded in June.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: visit our website at http://www.sfv99s.org or send SASE to: SFV 99s CAREER SCHOLARSHIPS, PO Box 7142, Van Nuys, CA 91409.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY 99s FUTURE WOMEN PILOTS ASSISTANCE AWARDS
Designed to assist women in obtaining Private Pilot Certificates and can be as much as $400.
Criteria: 18 years old and must reside in the Great Los Angeles Area.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Send SASE to: FUTURE WOMEN PILOT PROGRAM, PO Box 7142, Van Nuys, CA 91409.
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY 99s
Mt. San Antonio College Scholarship — $1000
Awarded to a female Mt. SAC student in the professional pilot program who is also a member of the San Gabriel Chapter 99s.  Recipient is chosen by the department co-chair.
Jean Bustos Memorial Scholarship — $1000
In memory of Jean Bustos, San Gabriel Valley Chapter member. The JEAN BUSTOS SCHOLARSHIP FUND has been established as a perpetual scholarship, awarded to a mature woman pilot seeking further advancement in her interest in aviation. Areas of advancement include, but are not limited to vocational costs, flight training, testing and/or costs of basic training or retraining.
DEADLINE: April 15
CONTACT: Ilse Hipfel
Linda Hayden Memorial Future Woman Pilot Scholarship — $1000
In memory of Linda Hayden, San Gabriel Valley Chapter member.  The LINDA HAYDEN MEMORIAL FUTURE WOMAN PILOT SCHOLARSHIP is a perpetual scholarship awarded to a resident of the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding areas who meets the following criteria:  Female, Not a licensed pilt, A United States Citizen, between the ages of 17 and 99 as of May 1, 2015 of the preceding year.
APPLICATION AND MORE INFORMATION
DEADLINE: April 15
CONTACT: Loreen Wynja
SANTA BARBARA 99s — CJ STRAWN AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP — UP TO $2000
The CJ Strawn Aviation Scholarship is to honor this Renaissance woman and corageous aviator who have so much of herself to aviation.
Criteria: Any woman at least 16 years of age residing within the State of California interested in becoming a pilot and willing to join the International 99s and local 99s Chapter. Winner must agree to be photographed and interviewed to publicize the scholarship.
DEADLINE AND MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jo Duffy. joduffy@rain.org or 805-569-0660. Click here for additional information and application.
SANTA BARBARA 99s — JOAN STEINBERGER AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP — UP TO $2500
One for a student pilot and one for a certificated pilot to complete an advanced rating.  Sometimes scholarships might be divided between candidates.
Criteria: Open to southwest Section 99s and Future Women Pilots
DEADLINE AND MORE INFORMATION: Available on the Southwest Section website at: www.sws99s.org/section/scholarships.html
SANTA ROSA 99s SCHOLARSHIP — $3000
Funds to be used for academic tuition, fees for technical school or flight training.
Criteria: 17 years old, female, private pilot, current medical and flight review. Must live within 150 miles of Charles M. Schulz, Sonoma County Airport (STS) and be working toward a career in aviation.
DEADLINE: May 1st
CONTACT: Valerie Suberg or Santa Rosa 99s at sr99s@sonic.net
SCIOTO VALLEY (OHIO) CHAPTER 99s
Criteria: Female Ohio resident pursuing advanced ratings.
CONTACT: Paula Rumbaugh
SEDONA RED ROCKETTES SCHOLARSHIP — $1000-$1500
Criteria: Applicants must be from AZ with a valid medical and a minimum of 10 hours student pilot flight instruction (if a student) in the past six months to apply.
DEADLINE: November
CONTACT: Jean McConnell, 2305 Cessna Circle, Campe Verde, AZ 86322, 928-567-6888 or by email jmcconnell@swiftwireless.com.
SUGARLOAF PAY IT FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP: $500 –Sugarloaf Chapter 99s is offering up to a $500 scholarship in honor the “small but mighty” Sugarloaf 99’s chapter, who has provided inspiration and support to fellow aviatrix by “Paying It Forward” to help support the women of our chapter and section pursue their aviation related goals. Funds may be used for any phase of flight training (initial pilot through ATP including instrument, instructor or other ratings), academic work related to aviation, air racing, or charity flying to a qualified applicant who is an associate or member of the Sugarloaf Chapter or the Mid-Atlantic Region of The Ninety-Nines, Inc.
Additional requirements are:(1) Initial Certificate and Instrument Rating require a chapter or section mentor identified and recommendation letter written by the mentor (one of the two required)(2) Applicant Essay should include how you intend to use the funds, how any additional expenses will be covered to complete your chosen activity, how long you have been an associate or member, and a brief history of your volunteerism(3) At least one of the Letters of Recommendation should be from your CFI, Trainer, Teacher, Program Lead, etc. supporting your effort(4) Provide a copy of the Training or Event Program/Curriculum/Syllabus, etc. that outlines the activity to be funded (limit 2 pages).Please note that applicant and mentor (if applicable) must report monthly to the Sugarloaf Scholarship Chair on Progress. Funds will be paid to the vendor directly after receipt of evidence achieving specific milestone(s) or other criteria agreed upon at the time of award notification.

For additional information send an email to Scholarship Chairman

VENTURA COUNTY 99sThe Ventura County Ninety-Nines are pleased to offer female Pilot and Advanced Scholarships. Please visit http://www.vc99s.com/ for more information.
WEST CANADA SECTION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD — $1500
Criteria: The applicant must be a woman who resides in the West Canada Section (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon Territory).
CONTACT: Betty Moore
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  • Flight Scholarship Webmaster
    Posted at 15:12h, 03 September Reply

    A LOT of awards on this page have had changes and some are no longer being awarded. Several weird characters — in the text from the copy/paste job into this page. Needs some carriage returns to improve readability.

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