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2014 Scholarship Guidelines

Submission Requirements

Each applicant must be a WAI member as of November 1, 2013, and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit (all can be sent in the same package). These requirements are in addition to all stated specifications in individual listings.

For each scholarship include three (3) stapled (NO FOLDERS) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information:

  • Official WAI application form
  • Two one-page recommendation letters (originals - no photocopies)
  • Typed, descriptive 500-word essay
  • Professional résumé (if applicable)
  • Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook, if applicable

Descriptive essay or résumé should address the following:

  • your aviation history and goals
  • what you have done for yourself to achieve your goals
  • where you see yourself in five and ten years
  • how the scholarship will help you achieve your objective and your present financial need
  • educational scholarships, awards and honors
  • where you would obtain the training and the hourly rate for the instructor, aircraft, and simulators, or other costs, if applying for a cash scholarship
  • demonstrated involvement in aviation activities
  • other applicable information as requested for each specific award/grant/scholarship

International applicants must meet the above requirements. In addition, you must include your country’s pilot, mechanic or other requirements and the equivalent copies of licenses and medicals.


All scholarships, unless otherwise noted, will be awarded during the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, March 6-8, 2014.

Scholarship applications must be signed and postmarked by Monday, November 18, 2013

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