Horizon Air will award a $2,500 scholarship to a female pilot pursuing a professional airline pilot career. Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior level with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or better. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Candidates will be evaluated on volunteer work in the community, academic standing, teamwork, leadership skills, and airmanship.
In addition to all WAI requirements applicants must also include a detailed essay (500-1,000 words, typed and double spaced), which addresses the following topics:
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in becoming a Professional Airline Pilot?
Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study.
Please describe your community involvement and volunteer work.
What are your long term and short term career goals?
Why do you feel Horizon Air should select you to receive this scholarship?
(Scholarship value $2,500)
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,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 2,500
Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381
Contact Person: Donna Wallace