The Mount Shasta Ninety-Nines Aviation
The Mount Shasta
chapter of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots,
Inc., is offering a $1500 scholarship to local women. The scholarship
can be used by the recipient to obtain the private pilot license, or
toward an advanced rating to further her pursuit of an aviation career.
The applicant must be a resident of
Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Modoc, Tehama, Glenn or Butte County.
The applicant must have passed the written exam, and have soloed before money is awarded,
necessarily before application.
If an advanced rating is the goal, the applicant must also have a
current flight review and all prerequisite ratings for the rating she
seeks before money will be awarded, but not necessarily before
The applicant must be proficient in English.
Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline, Dec. 31st.
Winner will be notified of the judges decision by Feb 1st.
must be completed in full using the attached form. Upon completion,
mail original and three copies of the following:
1. the application
2. personal essay
3. budget information
4. no more than three letters of recommendation
Barbara Crooker, Scholarship Committee Chair
Mount Shasta Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship
22452 Stagecoach Rd.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
will be judged on the applicant’s:
1. activities in
and commitment to aviation
2. ability to reach goals
3. financial need, as shown in her budget as submitted
4. personal essay
5. letters of recommendation
If the recipient does not complete the rating appropriate to her award
within one year of the award date, her status will be reviewed. Special
circumstances will be considered. Copies of her logbook shall be
provided monthly, along with a monthly report from the instructor during
this year. If her progress is not acceptable, all funds paid out must
be reimbursed to Mount Shasta Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarship fund
within 60 days of that decision.
The scholarships will be paid directly to the flight school or
independent flight instructor conducting the training. Receipts showing
hours flown and signed by both student and instructor must be submitted
before funds are awarded.