Aviation for Women

SEP-OCT 2018

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S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 1 8 AviationforWomen 17 3) complete a small UAS online training course provided by the FAA. The scholarship applicant must be a U.S. ciƟzen, 16 years or older, and interested in pursuing an aviaƟon- related career. The scholarship includes: 1) King Schools Drone Pilot License Test Prep Course: Everything You Need to Know to Ace Your Part 107 Drone Pilot Test. The course is self-paced with a minimum study Ɵme of 10 hours, and the av- erage study Ɵme is 15-17 hours. 2) FAA Unmanned AircraŌ Systems (UAS) Drone Knowledge Exam Fee. Must be completed within six months of receiving award. 3) Upon FAA cerƟficaƟon (must send proof of cer- ƟficaƟon), the recipient will receive a Parrot Bebop 2 innovaƟve recreaƟonal drone with state-of-the-art performance, able to shoot and photograph in full HD. This drone is light weight, small enough to sƟck in your average backpack, weighs about one pound, and offers 25 minutes of autonomous flight Ɵme. 4) The recipient will also receive a full conference registraƟon with two nights' hotel to the 2019 In- ternaƟonal Women in AviaƟon Conference, March 14-16, in Long Beach, California. (Scholarship value up to $2,000 each) E n g i n e D o n a t i o n FedEx Express to Donate a JT8D-15AQM Applicaton deadline: November 12, 2018 FedEx Express is accepƟng applicaƟons from qual- ified aviation schools, universities, museums, and other aviation education organizations for a JT8D engine with stand from the company's reƟring fleet. To be considered for this donaƟon, please submit a detailed summary of your organizaƟon, including information about your program, how the engine would enhance your program, and any joint use op- portunities with other area programs to increase the use of the asset. The recipient will be required to sign a contract that restricts the transfer of ownership and the sale of parts, and acknowledges that the engine will be used for ground training only. Contrac t approval and a delivery date will be final- ized with the selected orga- nizaƟon, and the winner will be announced at the 2019 InternaƟonal Women in Avi- aƟon Conference, March 14- 16, in Long Beach, California. Applicants must also be a corporate member of Women in AviaƟon InternaƟonal to be eligible. For the FedEx award include two stapled complete applicaƟon sets (one original and one copy) of the official WAI applicaƟon form and the typed, descripƟve 500-word essay. Submit MAILED Applicatons Only SCHOL ARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation International by November 1, 2018, and may ap- ply for no more than three scholar- ships. Internships are not included in the three-per-member scholar- ship limit. Unless otherwise noted, schol- arships will be awarded at the 30th Annual International Women in AviaƟon Conference at Long Beach Convention Center, March 14-16, 2019, in Long Beach, California. Most scholarships may be ap - plied for elec tronically through the WAI website at www.WAI.org/ scholarships. Please submit your ap- plication only when you have all of the necessary files ready. Do not apply electronically and mail a paper application for the same scholarship. Please be sure to read all instrucƟons carefully. Should you wish to print out the application form and submit your application on paper, all applica- tion materials should be submit- ted in the same envelope. For each scholarship include two stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and one copy). T h e s e r e q u i r e m e n t s a r e t h e minimum for all scholarships un- less other wise indicated. Some scholarships may require addiƟon- al informaƟon; please read the de- scripƟon thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements. Contact Scholarship Coordinator Donna Wallace by email at dwallace@wai.org or call 937-839-4647 with any addiƟonal quesƟons.

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