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The Martha King Scholarship for Female Flight Instructors

Estimated Value: 
$18,120
Available Scholarships: 
1
Scholarship Year: 
2018

A female flight instructor will receive assistance in achieving a new rating on her flight instructor certificate, as well as lifetime access to the entire King Schools online course library of over 85 courses.

Martha and John King are co-chairmen of King Schools, the largest provider of online training for pilots from student through professional. A primary mission of King Schools is to support flight instructors by preparing their clients for FAA knowledge tests and providing training insights through King's Flight Instructor Refresher Course.

Martha is the first and only woman to hold every category and class of FAA rating on her pilot and instructor certificates. She is active in many categories, regularly flying everything from jets to piston airplanes and helicopters. Martha and John King have been champions for the cause of improving the risk management practices of general aviation pilots, and they speak to thousands of pilots each year on aviation safety.

The award includes $5,000, to apply toward any CFI add-on rating; access to the entire library King Schools Online Courses for life (valued at $13,120); and FIRCs for life. Applicants must be women holding a current FAA CFI certificate.

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