Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-800 Type Rating Certificate Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Delta Air Lines will award two B737-800 type rating certificates to qualified recipients who are currently enrolled or have a baccalaureate degree. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and have leadership potential. All training will be approximately six concurrent weeks and conducted in Atlanta, Georgia, lodging accommodations and round trip airfare will be provided during training (meals not included).

In addition to the B737-800 type rating certificate, each recipient will receive a trip to the Annual International Women in Aviation Conference (including round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference registration).

Résumé must include the following: all schools attended, including high school with city and state for each school; GPA; dates attended for college; and all degrees. If applicable, all military history, including all occupations, ranks, education, and dates must be included. Candidates should list academic honors, scholarships, awards, and special achievements.

Minimum qualifications include the following: commercial, instrument, and multiengine land certificates a minimum of 1,500 hours’ total time, must have passed an FAA ATP written exam within the last two years, and must possess a current first class FAA medical certificate.

Candidates must include a copy of their driver’s license, current passport, and list any moving violations, dates, locations, and associated details for the last seven years. Candidates must include a statement of conviction (any type of violation of the law, moving or not) with complete dates and locations. Candidates should provide details pertinent to any letters of inquiries from the FAA regarding any aircraft incidents or accidents, and list all FAA checkride failures.

(Scholarship value $35,000 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 Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award:

Max Award: 35,000

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