Universal Weather & Aviation FAA-certified Dispatcher Training Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. hybrid aircraft dispatcher course is comprised of two elements: a four-month (17 week) self-paced online portion and an 8-day classroom session. This course allows you to complete the majority of the coursework online. Once you complete the online requirements and pass the FAA knowledge test, you will spend 8 days at our training facility in Houston, Texas, to complete the practical portion of your training. Your FAA practical test will be scheduled following the successful completion of the classroom session. Please plan on being in Houston a few extra days to complete the practical test.

There are no experience-based prerequisites for taking this course. Participants must be able to read, write, speak and understand English, have a high school diploma or GED, and have a government-issued ID showing they are at least 23 years old. Students must also have access to a PC running Window XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

Scholarship does not include lodging, meals, or testing fees. Hotel reservation assistance is available. Students have one year to complete all online training requirements and the onsite session based on availability of class dates.

(Scholarship value $3000)

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,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award:

Max Award: 3,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


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