Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

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 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 16-30 years of age.
  5. Must be working toward a recreational, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate.
  6. Must have soloed within the last six months preceding applying for this scholarship.

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

Description: The Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship is open to female members of Women in Aviation, International who have soloed within the last six months and are working toward a recreational, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate. Applicants must be 16-30 years of age; preference will be given to residents of Arizona, Illinois, and New Jersey (all applicants considered).

Application requirements for the Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essays (2)
  • Resume
  • Aviation documents
Additional Information: Preference will be given to New Jersey, Illinois, and Arizona residents, but all applicants will be considered. 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: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Applications for the Christine Reed Memorial Flight 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. For this scholarship, all applicants must also include a copy of their solo flight endorsement and a one- to two-page essay describing 'Why I Love to Fly'. 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 submitted online or sent to the address provided and be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Donna Wallace
Address: 3647 State Road 503 S. West Alexandria, Ohio 45381

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