Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

November 10, 2020

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Women in Aviation, International

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a member of Women in Aviation, International (WAI) by Nov. 1, and that membership must remain current through March. Please note: Both men and women are eligible to join WAI.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must be over the age of 18.
  5. Must be pursuing a private pilot certificate.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship is open to a Women in Aviation, International female member over the age of 18 and from any country. The scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a private pilot certificate.

Application requirements for the Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Aviation documents
Additional Information: Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney lived her lifelong dream of becoming a pilot, flying the EA-6B Prowler for the U.S. Navy. She was brilliant, strong-willed, determined, and had unwavering faith. The winner of this scholarship should embody some if not all of these characteristics. Applicants are encouraged to research Lt. Delaney and draw similarities to her. All scholarships, unless otherwise noted, will be awarded at the Annual International Women in Aviation Conference. Attendance at the conference is not required to receive a scholarship, but it is encouraged. Please note: Students may only receive one scholarship per year.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner's flight school of choice and must be used within a year of receiving this award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Applications and additional information about the Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship are available on the Women in Aviation, International (WAI) website. A complete application packet must include three stapled sets of the following (one original and two copies): a completed application form; two recommendation letters of one page each; a 500-word typed, descriptive essay; a professional resume; and copies of all aviation licenses and medical certificates, and the last three pages of the applicant's pilot logbook, if applicable. 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. A separate application packet must be submitted for each scholarship for which the student wishes to apply. Students may apply for a maximum of two scholarships per year. Application packets must be sent to the address provided and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Donna Wallace
Address: 3647 State Road 503 S. West Alexandria, Ohio 45381

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