Republic Airways will award a $5,000 scholarship to a female commercial pilot pursuing a professional pilot career. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, and airmanship. Applicants must meet all WAI scholarship requirements and be instrument rated, a student or CFI at a Part 141/61 flight school, a minimum 3.0 GPA if applicable, and fewer than two checkride failures. Applicants must also include in his or her 500-word essay----the answers to the following three questions: What adversity have you overcome in your academic, personal or professional experiences? In what ways have you shown a commitment to developing yourself as an aviation professional? How will this scholarship impact your professional goal of becoming a commercial airline pilot?