In the past 26 years Women in Aviation (WAI) has disbursed millions of dollars to its members to help them get ahead and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about. There is an award for nearly everyone here, from the college student to the woman or man returning to the workforce, from managers and dispatchers to pilots, engineers, technicians and mechanics.
Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation International by November 2, 2015
You may apply for no more than two scholarships.
Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit.
All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope.
These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated.
Some scholarships may require additional information; please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements.
International applicants must meet all requirements and, in addition, must include your country’s pilot, mechanic, or other requirements and the equivalent copies of certificates, licenses, and medicals.
Aviation related courses:
How to Apply
Choose 1-2 scholarships here.
Download application form. (pdf file)
For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information:
official WAI application form
two one-page recommendation letters
typed, descriptive 500-word essay
copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)
All scholarships, unless otherwise noted, will be awarded at the 27th annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, March 10-12, 2016.
Scholarship applications must be signed and postmarked by November 16, 2015.
Scholarship application materials should be mailed to
WAI Scholarships, 3647 State Route 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381.