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United Airlines Tech Ops - Women in Aviation Scholarship 2020

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Scholarship award amount: 2 @ $5000, as well as cover the cost of conf registration, one-night hotel, and positive space flight passes to the winners. Open to Women in Aviation International members who are seeking a degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance Technology or an A & P through an Aviation Technician Program. Applicants must either be currently enrolled or officially accepted into an Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering program, Aviation Maintenance Technology program or Aviation Technician Program at an accredited University, College or AMT School in the U.S. Applicants must currently have a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent at the time of application-either in High School or their current Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering program, Aviation Maintenance Technology program or Aviation Technician program.  Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. Applicant to provide copy of a College Acceptance letter. In addition to academic transcripts, please submit a 500-1000-word essay-typed and double spaced-addressing the following topics: Who or what inspired you to pursue a degree/career in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or Aircraft Maintenance? What career path would you like to take with United Airlines? Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner’s educational institution. Funds can be used for tuition, books or fees related to obtaining the A & P from an AMT School in the U.S. 

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