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American Airlines $5K Educational Scholarship

Estimated Value: 
$5,000 each
Available Scholarships: 
3
Scholarship Year: 
2018

American Airlines will award a $5K educational scholarship to a qualified member of Women in Aviation.

To be eligible for the American Airlines scholarship, an individual must

  • Be enrolled in  either a 4-year U.S. accredited college or university or civilian flight training school
  • Seeking to develop skills that will lead to a career as a professional airline pilot
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the date of application
  • Have earned at minimum a private pilot certificate

Funds may be used for:

Advanced flight training such as instrument, multi-engine, commercial, instructor, or ATP within a flight education program at an accredited college, university or flight school

Funds are not applicable toward a sport, recreational or private pilot certificate.

As well as the WAI Scholarship Application requirements, candidates must also address the following questions:

  1. How would this scholarship help you achieve your career goals
  2. Why did you apply for this scholarship
  3. How have you demonstrated your involvement with WAI

Remember you must be a member of WAI to apply for scholarships

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