mzeroa-hero-text Flight Training Scholarship

Online Course & Full Registration to the Women in Aviation Conference

1) provides online flight training to prepare you for your written and oral exams. The course is good for those pursuing private pilot, instrument pilot or commercial pilot ratings. The scholarship includes tuition and 8 books related to your flight training.

2) Scholarship winner will also receive a full registration to the 2016 Women in Aviation Conference. Along with access to seminars and multiple networking opportunities, we will introduce the winner to key people in aviation who share their experiences.

This scholarship is awarded internationally and there are no pre-requisites like flight time, or accomplishments that are required.

The Flight Training Scholarship does not include FAA testing fees.

Students have one (1) year to complete all online training.

Scholarship Value $1,500


Our Requirements:

  • Submit a video titled “Your Name – Scholarship WAI 2016” Tell us why you fly or want to fly.

WAI Requirements:

  • Official WAI application form
  • Guidelines
  • Two one-page recommendation letters (originals – no photocopies)
  • Typed, descriptive 500-word essay
  • Professional résumé
  • Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)

Descriptive essay and résumé should address the following:

  • Your aviation history and goals
  • what you have done for yourself to achieve your goals
  • where you see yourself in five and ten years
  • how the scholarship will help you achieve your objective and your present financial need
  • educational scholarships, awards and honors
  • flight or other training/education for which you need assistance; how your previous training was financed
  • where you would obtain the training and the hourly rate for the instructor, aircraft, and simulators, or
  • other costs, if applying for a cash scholarship
  • demonstrated involvement in aviation activities
  • other applicable information as requested for each specific award/grant/scholarship

Apply Now

We are currently accepting submissions for the 2016 Scholarships.
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You can also submit your application and video to us by email [email protected].

A copy of WAI Scholarship application materials should be mailed to:
WAI Scholarships
3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381

Our last day for submission is January 31, 2016. We will announce the winners by February 14th.


  • Do I have to be a current member of WAI to receive a scholarship?
  • Yes, your WAI membership status must be active through the month of the Conference (March) at the time of sending application packets. Join or renew before November 1, 2014 to qualify this year.

  • I’m a guy – can I apply for a scholarship?
  • Yes, men can apply for scholarships as well as women.

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Ashley Schappert

Ashley Schappert


Contact Ashley
Email: [email protected]
Office: 855-737-1200