Recognizing the growing need for agricultural pilots worldwide, Thrush Aircraft of Albany, Georgia, is offering a $10,000 scholarship for ground and flight training a new pilot in a Thrush agricultural aircraft, with the goal of successfully certifying the scholarship recipient as a new and highly capable ag pilot. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have a commercial pilot certificate with tailwheel endorsement, and be willing to complete the final step in their transition and orientation training on location at Thrush Aircraft.
Applicants should submit a 500-word essay outlining their career ambitions and goals, along with their current qualifications, for consideration by senior management at Thrush.
Scholarship funds are to be used for flight training and course materials, and may be used for approved travel to and from the training location, and to Thrush Aircraft during the training period. The training is to be completed in one year.
(Scholarship value $10,000)
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
Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 10,000
Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381
Contact Person: Donna Wallace