Scholarship

Purpose

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.

Additional Ninety Nines Scholarships

Eligibility

The applicant must be a resident of Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Modoc, Tehama, Glenn, or Butte County.

The applicant must have passed the written exam, soloed and have a current medical before money is awarded, but not 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 application.

The applicant must be proficient in English.

Application Guidelines

The application must be completed in full using the attached form. Upon completion, mail original and three copies of the following:

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  1. the application
  2. personal essay
  3. budget information
  4. no more than two letters of recommendation

Send to:
Lerose Lane’s, Scholarship Committee Chair
3160 Wisconsin Ave.
Corning, CA 96021
leroselane@gmail.com

The application 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

Terms

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.