This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a space flight career. Degree majors can include: aeronautical science, space studies, professional pilot, or similar degree areas. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, leadership skills, and future career aspirations. Applicants must meet all WAI scholarship requirements with a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale); and enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university aviation degree program. The successful recipient must hold a private pilot certificate with instrument rating; and be a sophomore or higher.