Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 2018

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30 Aviation forWomen J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 College Student Kelsey A. Meyer Memorial Scholarship One $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a female student at college level of sophomore year or above currently en- rolled in an aviaƟon/ professional flight degree program at an accredited university who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). All scholarship funds must be used for educaƟonal and flight- related expenses. Funds will be paid directly to the school and must be used within a year of receiving the award. Include in your essay a personal statement outlining your career aspiraƟons and how the funds will be used. (Scholarship value $2,500) Horizon Air 2019 Women in Aviation Scholarship (2) Horizon Air will award two $2,500 scholarships to a female pilot pur- suing a professional airline pilot ca- reer. Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior lev- el with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or beƩer. Applicants must be U.S. ciƟzens or eligible nonciƟzens. Candidates will be evaluated on volunteer work in the community, academic stand- ing, teamwork, leadership skills, and airmanship. In addition to all WAI requirements, applicants must include a detailed essay (500-1,000 words, typed and double-spaced), which addresses the fol- lowing topics: 1. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in becoming a professional airline pilot? 2. Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study. 3. Please describe your community involvement and volunteer work. 4. What are your long-term and short-term career goals? 5. Why do you feel Horizon Air should select you to receive this scholarship? (Scholarship value $2,500) The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) 2019 Financial Scholarships (4) The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) offers scholarships to promote the ad- vancement of women in the world's airline flight decks. ISA+21 will award four scholarships up to $5,000 to women working to acquire a CFI, CFII, or MEI cerƟficate and up to $5,000 for the David Man- dot Memoriam CFI/CFII scholarship. Funds will be paid directly to the American Flyers Academy at its Addison, Texas; Pompano Beach, Florida; or Mor- ristown, New Jersey, locations, an accredited col- lege or university with an aviation curriculum, an aviaƟon technical school, or government-approved flight school. Training must be completed within one year of the award. One leƩer of recommenda- tion must be from a pilot who has flown with you. Your résumé should include all schools aƩended and degrees acquired. Candidates should list academ- ic honors, scholarships, awards, leaderships, volun- teerism, and special achievements. Applicant must be a woman with a current FAA medical. The appropriate written exams must be completed with a passing grade before scholarship dispersal. Candidates should provide details perƟ- nent to any leƩers of inquiry from the FAA regarding any aircraŌ incidents and a list of all FAA checkrides and their outcomes. Please include in your essay why you are in financial, as well as career, need of our scholarship. (Scholarship value $5,000 each) The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) 2019 Airline Type Rating Scholarships (2) The International Society of Woman Airline Pilots (ISA+21) offers scholarships to promote the ad- vancement of women in the world's airline flight decks. ISA+21 will award two B-737 or A320 type raƟngs valued at $10,000 each. The successful can- didates will train for eight days with Flight Training InternaƟonal in Miami, Florida. Funds will be paid di- rectly to the flight school, and training must be com- pleted within 18 months. One leƩer of recommen- daƟon must be from a pilot who has flown with you. Applicants must have an ATP, a minimum of 3,000 hours' total Ɵme including at least 500 mulƟengine turbine, and a current first-class medical cerƟficate. Candidates should provide details perƟnent to let- ters of inquiry from the FAA regarding any aircraŌ incidents or accidents and a list of all FAA checkrides and their outcomes. Finalists will be interviewed at the Annual International Women in Aviation con- ference. The recipient is responsible for all travel, housing, and personal expenses during training. Ho- tel reservaƟon assistance is available. Winners will be noƟfied aŌer the WAI conference. (Scholarship value $10,000 each) Jeppesen Flight Training Scholarship Jeppesen's commitment to general aviaƟon includes a pilot flight training scholarship for an individu- al working toward a private, recreaƟonal, or sport pilot cerƟficate or instrument raƟng. Funds will be paid directly to your flight school, and training is to be completed within one year. The recipient will be chosen based on passion for flying, commitment to compleƟng flight training, and two reference leƩers highlighƟng the applicant's character qualiƟes. Ap- plicants who are full-Ɵme students enrolled in high school, an accredited flight program, or an accredit- ed college or university should have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. Award recipients will also receive Jeppesen's online sport, private, or instrument flight training course to enhance the individual's flight training experience. (Scholarship value $5,000) The Keep Flying Scholarship 2019 The Keep Flying Scholarship was created after 9/11 to offer an in- termediate level flight scholarship. Sponsors Deborah Hecker, Eve - lyne Tinkl, Christi Dobelli, Kathryn Busch, and Lisa Heller are offering one $3,000 schol- arship to an individual working on a fixed-wing air- craŌ instrument or mulƟengine raƟng or commer- cial or cerƟfied flight instructor cerƟficate (CFI only). Payments will be made directly to your flight school. Flight training must be completed within one year of receipt of scholarship. Finalists will only be inter- viewed at the annual WAI conference. Minimum re- quirements: private pilot certificate, 100 hours of Submit ONLINE ApplicaƟons Only MARCH 14-16 2019 Long Beach WAI 2019 NEW for 2019

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