Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 2018

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26 Aviation forWomen J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 MARCH 14-16 2019 Long Beach WAI 2019 FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Course Flamingo Air/Airline Ground Schools (AGS) will award one dispatcher training scholarship leading to an FAA aircraŌ dispatcher cerƟficate. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Scholarship is for the Distance Learning Course with a six-day resi- dency in CincinnaƟ, Ohio. No previous aviaƟon ex- perience required. (Scholarship value $3,000) Southwest Airlines Dispatch Certification Scholarship Southwest Airlines will award up to $5,000 toward an aircraŌ dispatcher cerƟficate to a qualified can- didate who is a WAI member with aspirations of becoming an aircraft dispatcher. No previous avia- Ɵon experience required. Candidate must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English; have a high school diploma or GED; and have a government- issued identification showing they are at least 21 years old. A one-page essay reflecƟng how the schol- arship will help you reach your professional career goals must be submiƩed with the applicaƟon along with two letters of recommendation. Scholarship awards will be determined by Southwest Airlines and are not offers of employment, or any guarantee or promise of employment at Southwest Airlines, which is an equal opportunity employer. Funds will be paid directly to the dispatch school of choice. (Scholarship value up to $5,000) Universal Weather & Aviation FAA-certified Dispatcher Training Scholarship Hybrid Course – online/eight-day classroom session The Universal Weather and AviaƟon Inc. hybrid air- craŌ dispatcher course comprises two elements— a four-month (17-week) self-paced online porƟon, and an eight-day classroom session. This course allows the applicant to complete the majority of the coursework online over a four-month period. Once the applicant completes the online require- ments and passes the FAA knowledge test, the ap- plicant will spend eight days at Universal's training facility in Houston, Texas, to complete the pracƟ- cal portion of training. The FAA practical test will be scheduled following the successful compleƟon of the eight-day classroom session. The applicant must plan on being in Houston a few extra days to complete the pracƟcal test. There are no experience-based prerequisites for taking this course. Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English, have a high school diploma or GED, and have a government- issued identification showing they are at least 23 years old. Must be a U.S. ciƟzen to apply. This schol- arship is not available to employees of Universal, its affiliates, or subsidiaries. Learn more at http:// universalweather.com/educaƟon. Scholarship does not include lodging or meals. Students are responsible for paying the two FAA testing fees. Hotel reservation assistance is avail- F l i g h t S c h o l a r s h i p s Ace Aerobatic School Spin Training Ace Aerobatic School is of fering its spin training course for a pilot who wishes to enhance her skills and résumé. In your essay, share your aviaƟon back- ground, your plan for the future, and how spin train- ing can help with your goals. This scholarship is open to anyone with at least a student pilot cerƟficate. For the aspiring flight instructor with at least a commer- cial cerƟficate and training toward the CFI cerƟficate, the course can include a signoff for the CFI cerƟficate. (Scholarship value $800) Airline Transport Pilot Certificate Training Program (ATP CTP) Scholarships (4) Air Wisconsin Airlines will award four airline trans- port pilot certificate training program (ATP CTP) scholarships to qualified members of WAI. The 12- day training program will be held in Appleton, Wis- consin, and at an Air Wisconsin simulator facility with lodging and transportaƟon provided. Applicants must have commercial, instrument, and mulƟengine cerƟficates, enrolled or a graduate of a four-year col- lege aviaƟon program or professional pilot training program, and minimum age of 18. Training must be scheduled to commence no later than one year from award. In addiƟon to WAI applicaƟon requirements, applicants must address within a 500-word essay the following: 1. How would this scholarship help you accomplish your career goals? 2. Why did you apply for this scholarship? In addition to the ATP CTP training scholarship, Air Wisconsin will host the recipients with atten- dance to the 2019 InternaƟonal Women in AviaƟon Conference (including hotel, conference registra- Ɵon, and air travel). (Scholarship value $10,000 each) Alaska Airlines 2019 Women in Aviation Scholarship A l a s k a A i r l i n e s w i l l a w a r d o n e $2,500 scholarship to a female pi- lot pursuing a professional airline pi- lot career. Applicants must be full- Ɵme students at the junior or senior level with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or beƩer and U.S. ciƟzens or eligible non- ciƟzens. Applicants will be evaluated on volunteer work in the community, academic standing, team- work, leadership skills, and airmanship. In addition to all WAI requirements, applicants must include a detailed essay (500-1,000 words, able. Students have one year to complete all online training requirements and the on-site session based on availability of class dates. (Scholarship value $3,695) Submit MAILED ApplicaƟons Only NEW for 2019 Anne Bridge Baddour Aviation Scholarship The Anne Bridge Baddour AviaƟon Scholarship will be awarded to a female pilot with the follow- ing accomplishments: Must be a U. S. ciƟzen, have a burning desire to become a professional pilot, have at least a private pilot cerƟfi- cate with 150 hours flying Ɵme, and be on track toward the ATP raƟng. This award will be used to further her aim toward an instru- ment, mulƟengine, or ATP raƟng. (Scholarship value $2,000) Burning Desire

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