About the Scholarship

This scholarship is initiated by Women in Aviation, International. The scholarship program is an advantage for membership in WIA  and helps the members to achieve their goals and advance aviation and aerospace careers. To avail of this award, a student must wish to study in the aerospace industry in the fields of engineering, technology development, or management. The award must be used to cover all educational expenses and may not be applied toward flight hours.


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • Initially, an applicant must complete the online application form, which is available at WAI official website, in order to gain this scholarship award.

  • A student must submit two recommendation letters from his/her faculty members.

  • In addition to that, a student should submit a typed, descriptive 500-word essay on the topic given by the financial department.

  • An applicant is also required to provide his/her professional resume.

  • An international applicant must include a copy of the pilot and mechanic guidelines for her country and the equivalent copies of licenses and medical certificates with her application.
  • Additionally, all the official document copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook should be submitted.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The award amount for this scholarship is $2500 available to two eligible candidates per academic year, and it is non-renewable.

The scholarship deadline date is on 12th November 2019, all applicants must apply for this award no later than the deadline date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must be female.

  • An applicant must be a full- or part-time employee currently in the aerospace industry or a related field.

  • A recipient should be a member of Women in Aviation, International (WAI) by Nov. 1, and that membership must remain current through March.

  • An applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an educational program.

  • A student must wish to advance her career in the aerospace industry in the fields of engineering, technology development, or management.


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