WAI Mile High Chapter Empowerment Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Two $4,000 non-cash scholarships will be awarded for Jeppesen commercial aviation dispatch training. The scholarships include tuition, books, and supplies, and does NOT include pre-exam books or FAA examination fees of $500. One scholarship will be awarded to a Colorado resident, and one scholarship open worldwide.

Students can be full time, part time, or graduated. Open to both women and men. Include in your essay activities, goals, and reason for applying. At least one letter of recommendation must be from an employer, instructor, or personal acquaintance.

This course will prepare applicants to take the comprehensive FAA written, oral, and practical exams leading to issuance of the aircraft dispatcher license. The FAA aircraft dispatcher written exam is the same as the FAA airline transport pilot (ATP) exam, so this course provides the ATP body of knowledge, plus flight planning and practical dispatching skills-applicable to many aviation careers. This is not an ATP course.

Jeppesen graduates can receive transfer credit towards a bachelor’s of science degree at the Metropolitan State College of Denver, Honolulu Community College, and other worldwide partner universities.

Training will be held at Jeppesen’s Corporate World Headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Travel and lodging expenses not included in scholarship. Scholarship must be used within one year of receiving the award.

(Scholarship value $4000 each)

Submission Requirements:

Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation, International and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit. All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope. These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements.

For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information:

Official WAI application form
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)

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 2

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 4,000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381

Contact Person: Donna Wallace

Phone: 937-839-4647

Fax: 937-839-4645