This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the Amelia Earhart Scholarship is fast approaching. The application is due to YOUR AE CHAPTER CHAIR by DECEMBER 1st 2015 .The applications can be found on the website…If you are planning to apply for a scholarship PLEASE be sure to read the application very carefully and contact your Chapter AE Chair advising her that you will be applying for the scholarship. I cannot stress the importance of getting the application in before the deadline. It is best to get the application in early, that way if there are any errors with your application it can possibly be addressed before the deadline. That being said I encourage you to co-ordinate with your AE Chairs for an appropiate time line. Please note any Application received after December 1st will be disqualified. Good Luck to all who decide to apply!!!Happy Landings!!!
2016 Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship & Awards Fact Sheet Flight Training Scholarship: Fully paid scholarship to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course. Examples: Multi-engine rating, commercial certificate, KingAir competency or qualification training. Note:Excludes jet type rating.Requirements: Must be a current pilot with the appropriate medical certificate, and must be approaching the flight time requirement for the rating or certificate, if any.
Jet Type Rating Scholarship: Fully paid scholarship to complete type rating certification in any jet aircraft.Examples : Cessna Citation, Boeing 737.Requirements: Must have a current First Class medical certificate, or non-U.S. equivalent, and at least 100 hours multi-engine flight time or combined multi-engine and turbine time.
Academic Scholarship: Up to $5000 scholarship towards one year of a college degree in aviation or aerospace. Students may re-apply for continuing support through graduation.
Examples: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in fields such as aerospace engineering, aviation business management, air traffic management, or professional pilot. Note:Flight training may be included if integral to curriculum.Requirements: Must be currently enrolled. Students must have cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
Technical Training Scholarship: Fully paid scholarship to complete an aviation or aerospace technical training or certification course.Examples: Airframe and/or Powerplant Mechanic certificate, Dispatcher certificate, Air Traffic Control training program, government or manufacturer’s safety training, specialized training or certification course. Note: Excludes any flight training and any technical training that is part of a college degree program.
Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship: Fully paid scholarship to provide emergency maneuver and spin training in addition to an introduction to aerobatics. In memory of 99 Vicki Cruse, this scholarship is available to any licensed pilot member of The 99s without regard to existing ratings, financial need or length of membership. Complete details about the training can be found in the application package.
Kitty Houghton Memorial Scholarship: This $3,000 International scholarship in memory of Kitty Houghton, is offered specifically to encourage women pilots in emerging economy countries to pursue a career in aviation in their home country. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and enthusiasm for flying and have begun to work on their pilot’s license. An emerging economy country is defined as one NOT in the G20 countries. The 2015 members of the G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union.
Procedures & Deadline: Each Applicant who belongs to a Chapter needs to request a recommendation from her Chapter. Each Chapter Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Chairman should notify members to submit scholarship applications by DECEMBER 1. The original application (including 99s Recommendation for Applicants belonging to Chapters) must be submitted by the Chapter Chairman to her Section Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Chairman by DECEMBER 20