Women In Aviation 2017 Scholarships

women in aviaitonScholarship applications must be submitted or postmarked by November 14, 2016.

WIA Scholarships 2017
Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to providing networking, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for men and women who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. While many WAI scholarships are for females only, some are not so restricted.

  • Must be a WAI member to apply
  • Men may apply providing the awards to open to males
  • Applicants may only apply to 2 awards annually

At one annual WAI Conference, 60 women and men were awarded a total of nearly $700,000 in scholarships. Here is a past listing of awards (actual scholarships vary by year):

Airbus A320 Type Rating Certificate Scholarships – $31,000
Airbus Leadership Grant – $5,000 each
Airline Ground Schools, Inc. – $3,000
Boeing Company Career Enhancement Scholarship – $2,500 each
Bombardier Lear Jet 31A pilot type rating Scholarship – $22,000 each
Bombardier Lear Jet Maintenance Training Scholarship – $9,360
CAE SimuFlite Citation Corporate Aircraft Training Scholarship – $5,000
Cessna “Earn a Private Pilot’s Certificate” Scholarship – $7,000
Cessna Scholarship for Citation Encore Type Rating – $18,800
Commercial Airline Pilot Airline/Jet Transition Course Scholarship – $22,495
Continental Airlines 737 Flight Training Scholarships – $8,000 each
Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation Scholarship – $1,000
Delta Air Lines Boeing B737-800 Type Rating Certificate Scholarships – $35,000 each
Delta Connection Academy Scholarship – $5,000
Elisha Hall Memorial Scholarships – Wright Chapter – $1,000
Express Jet Airlines Regional Jet Transition Course – $15,000
FedEx Express Flight Scholarship – $2,500
FlightSafety CAPT-WAI Scholarship – $22,495
If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It Scholarship – $500
Kathy K. Hodgkins Memorial Scholarship – $1,000
Keep Flying Scholarship 2008 – $1,000
Lockheed Martin – $1,000 each
New Horizons Memorial Scholarship – $1,000; $300; $300
R-W Foundation – $1,000
Ride the Sun – $500
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Type Rating Scholarships – $35,000 each
Spirit of Aviation Scholarship – $1,200
Telex Flight Training Scholarship – $900
United Airlines 737 Type Rating Scholarship – $33,000 each
WAI Washington State Chapter Scholarship – $1,000
Women in Aviation, International Achievement Award -$750 each
Women in Corporate Aviation Career Scholarship – $2,000
Women Military Aviators – Dream of Flight Scholarship – $2,500
Chuck Yeager Foundation WAI Scholarship Award – $1,000

http://www.wai.org/education/scholarships.cfm

 

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