×

Warning message

  • Only active members are able to apply for scholarship.
  • Scholarship deadline has already passed.

Tools For Aircraft Maintenance (TAM) Scholarship 2019

Estimated Value: 
$5,000
Available Scholarships: 
1
Scholarship Year: 
2019

The TAM Scholarship was created after sponsor Carolyn Burton, an American Airlines mechanic identified a need for providing tools to a female student starting out in aircraft maintenance.  Carolyn will offer one TOOL Scholarship for $2500 worth of TOOLS of your choice plus round-trip airfare.  In addition, Snap-On Industrial is generously contributing an aviation starter tool kit with a value of $2500. This scholarship is specifically for the purchase of tools for a currently enrolled full time female sophomore or junior student in maintenance training for airframe & power plant certificates. This scholarship is not applied toward education costs--it is for TOOLS ONLY. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Finalists will be interviewed and must attend the 2019 International Women in Aviation Conference in Long Beach, California at the finalists’ own expense except for airfare.  In your essay please share your goals, experience in aviation, and why you chose aircraft maintenance as your career.  Applicants should show passion, teamwork, inspiration, challenges in life, and strong characteristics such as leadership qualities, community involvement and/or volunteer work, and academic standing.  Include two recent sincle-page recommendation letters.  One letter should be from someone who has worked directly with you in the field, noting teamwork and aptitude, and mentioning a specific task that impressed the reference.  Additionally, proof of school attendance must be provided and grades to date. Also provide grades from former academic facilities attended prior to starting out in maintenance.  The scholarship funds will be paid directly to Snap-On Industrial once your tools have been selected. The funds must be used by the end of 2019. 

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

Join Online Today to View Member Content and Receive Other Exclusive Member Benefits

Individual Memberships

Starting At Just $45/year

Become a Member Today

Benefits of a WAI Membership

WAI members seek to inspire and stand for encouragement, continued education, and a whole lot of fun! If you’re a lover of all things aviation and aerospace, and enjoy sharing your passion with others, we’d love to have you! Membership includes job search opportunities, scholarship opportunities, access to mentors in your industry, and much more.

Become a Member