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American Airlines $5K Educational Scholarship

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American Airlines will award a $5K educational scholarship to a qualified member of Women in Aviation. To be eligible for the American Airlines scholarship, the following items are required: High school diploma, willingness 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 enrolled in a private pilot ground school course or have logged flight time with a certified flight instructor. Funds may be used for: Flight training such as private pilot, instrument, multi-engine, commercial, instructor, or ATP. Funds are not applicable toward a sport or recreational 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.

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