Republic Airways will award a $5000.00 scholarship to a female commercial pilot pursuing a professional pilot career. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, and airmanship. Requirements: Applicants must meet all WAI scholarship requirements and the following qualifications: instrument rated, student or CFI at Part 141/61 flight school, 3.0 GPA if applicable, fewer than 2 check ride failures. In addition to the qualities and information above, applicants must include in their 500 word essay the answers to the following questions: 1)What adversity have you overcome in your academic, personal or professional experiences? 2)In what ways have you shown a commitment to developing yourself as an aviation professional? 3)How will this scholarship impact your professional goal of becoming a commercial airline pilot?