Application Deadline: 29th of July, 2016
WAI offers scholarship awards annually to men and women members (students, teachers and professionals) who want to further their studies in Aviation. The WAI scholarships also help teachers fulfill their dreams, by providing them with the resources they need to bring aviation into their classrooms or to enhance their skills. The scholarship awards are a major part of what the organization is all about. Each applicant must be a WAI member and may apply for no more than two scholarships
- Open to Women in Aviation International members who are seeking a degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance Technology or an A & P through an Aviation Technician Program.
- Applicants must either be currently enrolled or officially accepted into an Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering program, Aviation Maintenance Technology program or Aviation Technician Program at an accredited University, College or AMT School in the U.S.
- Applicants must currently have a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent at the time of application – either in High School or their current Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering program, Aviation Maintenance Technology program or Aviation Technician program. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. Applicant to provide copy of a College Acceptance letter.
Value of Scholarship: $1500.
Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner’s educational institution. Funds can be used for tuition, books or fees related to obtaining the A & P from an AMT School in the U.S.
Number of Awardees: Two(2)
How to Apply: Applicants are welcome to download the application form
In addition to filling out the official WAI application form [download form], please submit academic transcripts and a 500-1000 word essay-typed and double spaced-addressing the following topics:
1. What does “Women in Aviation” mean to you?
2. Who or what inspired you to pursue a degree/career in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or Aircraft Maintenance?
3. Why are you the most qualified candidate for the United Airlines Tech Ops Scholarship?
To download application and Find Scholarships Offered visit scholarship webpage.