The Wings Over 35 Scholarship is designed to promote general aviation among men or women over the age of 35 and aid a deserving person to obtain certification as a private pilot.
In addition to WAI requirements the applicant must be over the age of 35, not yet hold a private pilot certificate, have a desire to pursue higher ratings, have financial need, and hold a third-class medical.
Applicants must explain their goals in aviation and what they have done thus far toward attaining that goal. All proceeds will be paid directly to the flight school of their choice and must be used within a year of receiving the award.
(Scholarship value $250)
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: 250
Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381
Contact Person: Donna Wallace