Western Canadian Women Pilots Scholarship Fund

The West Canada Section Ninety-Nines, a women pilots organization, is pleased to announce the offering of its annual $1000.00 Scholarship. Recently this scholarship was increased to $ 1,500.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be a woman who resides in Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories). She must be a person in good standing in the community.

  2. She agrees to complete the training or project for which this award is given, within the time period of 18 months from the time the funds are awarded. She also agrees to provide progress reports to the Scholarship Award Committee every six months, and a final report upon completion of the training or project as described in her application.

  3. She shall submit one complete copy of her application; including photoStamped copies for educational background.

Categories for Scholarship:

An applicant may apply for a scholarship in one of the following categories:

  1. Advancement of flight training: This category is for an applicant who wishes to advance her flying capabilities toward a career in aviation. She must possess the minimum of a valid private pilot license at the time this application is made.

  2. Education or research project: An applicant may choose to do an education or research project which will investigate or promote the advancement of women in aviation and enhance general understanding of the role of women in aviation. This project should result in the production of materials or design of a program, which would educate women about the possibilities and challenges of careers in aviation. This applicant is not required to have a pilot’s license.

  3. Advancement of career in aviation-related field: This category is for an applicant who wishes to advance her career in a non-flying but aviation-related field, such as aircraft maintenance engineer, avionics technician, aeronautics engineer, etc. This applicant is not required to have a pilot’s license.

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