Southwest Airlines Maintenance Training Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Southwest Airlines is pleased to offer TWO individual Maintenance Training Scholarships. Applicants may choose from the following courses:

Two-week 737-700/800 Systems Class
One-week 737-700/800 Avionics Class

Included in the scholarship is a roundtrip ticket on Southwest Airlines to Dallas for training and hotel accommodations for the duration of class.

In addition to the WAI Scholarship Checklist Items, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

- Applicant must have an A&P license or be an active A&P student at the time scholarship is awarded
- Applicant must include an essay (200 words or less) that explains his/her interest in aviation
- Recipient will have one year from the time awarded to redeem the scholarship

(Scholarship value: ranges from $2,150-$3,900 depending on class choice)

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,


Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 2,150

Max Award: 3,900

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