WAI2024 Scholarships Online

Posted By: Kelly Murphy Press Releases, 2023 Press Releases,

August 14, 2023 – Utilizing a new online platform, the 2024 Women in Aviation International (WAI) scholarship program is officially open, and members can review dozens of scholarships at www.wai.org/scholarships. Currently, there are over 105 scholarships valued at more than $1,000,000 offered for flight training, engineering, maintenance, dispatch, drones, and professional development for individuals in all stages of life. This 2024 scholarship cycle includes nearly 10 new scholarships to further members’ learning in flight training, space engineering, and aircraft maintenance. Applicants are encouraged to check for new scholarships often and may apply for up to three scholarships per year.

“WAI proactively works to address our industry’s challenges, and one of those priorities is investing in our current and future global workforce,” says WAI Interim CEO Stephanie Kenyon. “The support of our annual scholarship program is one of the major benefits of being a WAI member, and we appreciate the generosity of our scholarship sponsors.”

The total amount of scholarships awarded by WAI since 1995 is now more than $16.4 million. 

Many of the 2024 scholarships will be awarded during the 35th Annual Women in Aviation International Conference in Orlando, Florida, from March 21-23, 2024. In order to qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a WAI member as of October 1, 2023. Applications must be submitted to  WAI by 11:59 p.m. EDT October 12, 2023. Details of each scholarship, application requirements, FAQs, plus tips for submitting a winning application can be found at www.wai.org/scholarships.