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United Airlines Tech Ops Scholarship

Estimated Value: 
$1,500 each
Available Scholarships: 
2
Scholarship Year: 
2018

Open to Women in Aviation International members who are seeking a degree in aerospace/aeronautical engineering, aviation maintenance technology or an A&P through an aviation technician program.

Applicants must either be currently enrolled or officially accepted into an aerospace/aeronautical engineering program, aviation maintenance technology program, or aviation technician program at an accredited university, college, or AMT school in the U.S. Must currently have a 3.0 GPA or equivalent at the time of application-either in high school or his or her current aerospace/aeronautical engineering program, aviation maintenance technology program, or aviation technician program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicants to provide copy of a college acceptance letter.

In addition to academic transcripts, please submit a 500-1,000 word essay, typed and double-spaced, addressing the following topics:

  1. Who or what inspired you to pursue a degree/career in aerospace/aeronautical engineering or aircraft maintenance?
  2. What career path would you like to take with United Airlines?

Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner's educational institution. Funds can be used for tuition, books, or fees related to obtaining the A&P from an AMT school in the U.S.

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