Yukiko Howell Memorial S.T.E.M. Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

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 enrolled in an accredited institution (including two- and four-year colleges, technical institutes, and certificate programs).
  3. Must be pursuing higher education toward a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) career or continuing education STEM classes. STEM careers include, but are not limited to, science, engineering, air traffic controller, avionics technician, dispatch certification, aircraft mechanic, meteorologist, or educator for STEM.
  4. 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.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to students pursuing higher education toward a STEM career or continuing education STEM classes (including, but not limited to, science, engineering, air traffic controller, avionics technician, dispatch certification, aircraft mechanic, meteorologist, or educator for STEM). Students must be members of Women in Aviation, International (WAI); both men and women are eligible to join WAI.

Application requirements for the Yukiko Howell Memorial S.T.E.M. Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essays (2)
  • Resume
  • Aviation professional documents
Additional Information: The Washington State Chapter of Women in Aviation, International offers this scholarship in memory of Yukiko Howell. Yukiko taught math, science, and Japanese language for many years at Annie Wright School in Tacoma, Washington. After obtaining her private pilot certificate, Yukiko taught weekly aviation lessons at her school, including the basics of flying. All applicants for this scholarship must have experience volunteering in STEM or aviation-related events and/or WAI activities in the previous year 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: $1,500 annually, non-renewable. Please note: The scholarship must be used within one year of receipt and will be paid directly to an accredited program/institution. Funds may be applied to tuition, books, or laboratory fees. Funds may not be used for housing, transportation, flight training, meals, or incidental expenses.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Submit before the deadline.
Contact: Donna Wallace
Address: 3647 State Road 503 S. West Alexandria, Ohio 45381

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