CREATING A WINNING APPLICATION

After judging hundreds of scholarship applications annually over the years for several different awards, it is clear that many could stand to step up their application game. I started keeping notes on the errors, omissions and faux pas that were rife among the applicants. Don’t get scored lower due to these issues: APPLICATION • Typed is preferred and looks most professional. It also scores points for presentation and neatness. • …

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2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – all members invited

We hope you plan on joining us for the First Canadian Chapter 99s, Annual General Meeting. When; Saturday October 13th, 2018 Time: 9:30 – 12:00, followed by lunch Where: Brampton-Caledon Airport, Caledon ON in the upstairs classroom Agenda, Reports and Proxies will be sent to members prior to the meeting. All members speaking on their reports are asked to keep their overview to 2-3 min max since everyone will already …

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WHY DIDN’T MY AWESOME FLY NOW OR AE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WIN!

Are you applying for an AE Scholarship or Fly Now Award? Then you should go through the Power Point presentation which was part of a scholarship seminar at the 2018 Ninety-Nines Conference in Philadelphia. There are many reasons why you may have been, or had not have been selected as a winner for a scholarship. The big questions is usually, ‘Why didn’t my awesome application win!” Go through this presentation, …

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2018 Gold Cup Air Rally – Results

The 18th GCAR departed from CYRO (Rockcliffe, ON) on Friday September 14, 20178 and everyone eventually reached the destination on the same day – CYSU (Summerside, PE).  There were 22 women participating in 9 airplanes.  The 10thairplane had mechanical difficulties and all the contents, including the IXIXs, were redistributed into the remaining 9 aircrafts.  This is where weight and balance becomes interesting.  Overall, we had wonderful weather and thank you …

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