A female pilot will receive over $18,000 of support in achieving an initial flight instructor certificate or a new rating on her flight instructor certificate. The scholarship includes $5,000 of financial assistance as well as lifetime access to the entire King Schools online course library of more than 85 courses (valued at $13,120). Female applicants must hold a current FAA commercial certificate with an instrument rating or an ATP certificate.
Martha and John King are co-chairmen of King Schools, the largest provider of online training for pilots from student through professional. A primary mission of King Schools is to support flight instructors by preparing their clients for FAA knowledge tests and providing training insights through King's Flight Instructor Refresher Course.
Martha is the first and only woman to hold every category and class of FAA rating on both her pilot and instructor certificates. She is active in many categories, regularly flying everything from jets to piston airplanes and helicopters. Martha and John King have been champions for the cause of improving the risk management practices of general aviation pilots and they speak to thousands of pilots each year on aviation safety.