Scholarship Blog

International Society of Women Airline Pilots’ Scholarship Program

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The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) offers scholarships to promote the advancement of women in airline flight decks worldwide. To date, ISA+21 has awarded over 1.4 million US dollars to successful applicants. Even though 2020 was a challenging year for all the aviation industry, we have stepped up and awarded 16 flight training scholarships totaling $90,000.00!

WAI: Airbus Leadership Grant

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One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student at the college level of sophomore year or above who is pursuing a degree in an aviation-related field, who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and who exhibits leadership potential.

WAI: Ted Mallory Memorial Scholarship

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A past board member of WAI, Ted Mallory, was dedicated to the organization and ensured the availability of scholarships to provide opportunities for individuals interested in learning to fly. This scholarship will be awarded to a WAI member who is interested in pursuing a private pilot certificate or Instrument rating.

WAI: The United Airlines Flight Operations Pilot Scholarship

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United Airlines is proud to partner with Women in Aviation International supporting female aviators. As an industry leader passionate about diversity and inclusion, United Airlines' mission is to create an inclusive work environment characterized by dignity and respect that empowers every employee to serve the global marketplace and contribute to company success.

WAI: Frontier Flight Training Scholarship

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Frontier remains committed to ensuring that the Sky is for Everyone.  This $5,000 scholarship is intended for a female seeking advancement in professional aviation development towards a career as a professional airline pilot.

WAI: Keep Flying Scholarship 2022 Domestic

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The Keep Flying Scholarship was created after 9/11 to offer an intermediate level flight scholarship. Sponsors Deborah Hecker, Evelyne Tinkl, Christi Dobelli, Kathryn Busch, and Lisa Heller are offering one $3,000 scholarship to an individual working on a fixed-wing aircraft instrument or multiengine rating or commercial or flight instructor certificate (CFI only).

WAI: Kelsey A. Meyer Memorial Scholarship

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One $2,500 scholarship to be awarded to a female student at college level of sophomore year or above currently enrolled in an aviation/professional flight degree program at an accredited university who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0. 

WAI: Republic Airways Opportunity Elevated Scholarship

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Republic Airways will award a $5,000 scholarship to a female commercial pilot pursuing a professional pilot career. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, and airmanship. 

WAI: AOPA Student Pilot Scholarship

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Since 1939, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), has worked to keep general aviation fun, safe, and affordable. As part of its commitment to growing the pilot population, AOPA will award a $3,000 scholarship to a WAI member pursuing a private, recreational, or sport pilot certificate. 

WAI: Boeing Flight Training Scholarship

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Boeing's commitment to general aviation includes a pilot flight training scholarship for an individual working toward a private, recreational, or sport pilot certificate or instrument rating. 

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