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:
- How would this scholarship help you achieve your career goals
- Why did you apply for this scholarship
- How have you demonstrated your involvement with WAI