Women in Aviation International Offers New Scholarships

April 4, 2019 / Comments (0)

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/ By Editorial Staff

WAI, the nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aspects of aviation, announces 5 new scholarships.

This year, the organization awarded more than $875,000 in scholarships bringing the total scholarships awarded since 1995 to a whopping $12 million! Click here to read the inspiring stories of past scholarship recipients.

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To qualify for the new scholarships, applicants must apply online by May 31st, 2019 and be current members of WAI. If he or she is a full-time student enrolled in high school, an accredited flight program, or an accredited college or university, she/he must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Funds will be paid directly to the applicant’s flight school or training center.

 

The following scholarship opportunities are available:

WAI Instrument or CFII Rating Scholarship (value $5,000)

WAI will award a $5,000 scholarship to an individual pursuing an instrument rating or a CFI wanting to add their instrument qualification. Applicants must hold at least a private pilot certificate.

WAI Multi-Engine Rating or CFI Multi-Engine Endorsement Scholarship (value $3,000)

WAI will award a $3,000 scholarship to an individual pursuing a multiengine rating or to add a multiengine endorsement to a CFI certificate.

WAI CFI Certificate Scholarship (value $3,000)

WAI will award a $3,000 scholarship to an individual pursuing a CFI certificate. Applicants must hold a current commercial/instrument certificate.

WAI Private Pilot Scholarship (value $5,000)

WAI will award a $5,000 scholarship geared toward an individual who would like to earn ta private pilot certificate.

WAI Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship (value $5,000)

WAI will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in an Aviation Maintenance Technician Program (A&P) or a degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology.

For more information or to apply click here.

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