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Southwest Airlines Dispatch Certification Scholarship

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Southwest Airlines will award up to $5,000 toward an aircraft dispatcher certificate to a qualified WAI member who has aspirations of becoming an aircraft dispatcher. No previous aviation experience required. The applicant must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English; have a high school diploma or GED; and a government issued identification showing they are at least 21 years old. A one-page essay reflecting how the scholarship will help you reach your professional career goals must be submitted with the application along with two letters of recommendation. Funds will be paid directly to the dispatch school of choice. 

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