With its commitment to making aviation more accessible and attainable to all, Republic Airways will award a $5,000 scholarship to a female pilot pursuing a professional pilot career at LIFT Academy. Applicants will be evaluated on personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, airmanship, and commitment to creating a more diverse environment within the cockpit. In addition to the WAI qualities and information listed, applicants must include in their 500-word essay the answers to the following three questions: How will this scholarship impact your professional goal of becoming a commercial airline pilot? What adversity have you overcome in your academic, personal, or professional experiences? Why is building diversity within the cockpit important to you?