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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF WOMEN AIRLINE PILOTS SCHOLARSHIPS

 

ISA provides Scholarship assistance for women whose goal is to become an airline pilot.

 

This scholarship assistance may take the form of ratings, type ratings, or other cash assistance deemed appropriate by the ISA Board of Directors.

 
Finalists for the ISA Airline Scholarship will be interviewed at the annual Women in Aviation Conference.  
If unable to attend, interviews will be arranged prior to the Conference in your hometown or domicile.

 

Please read and follow application instructions carefully. 

 

 ISA SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES


November 1, 2016: WAI Membership deadline for airline scholarship applicants

November 14, 2016Postmark deadline for completed application packet
March 2 - 4, 2017: Interviews for the airline scholarship conducted at Women in Aviation Conference or prior to the Conference in applicants hometown or domicile
March 4, 2017: Airline Scholarship winners will be announced

 

 
 
 
THE ISA FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 

ISA will award up to four $4000 scholarships to women working to acquire an CFI, CFII, or MEI certificate. Funds will be paid directly to ALL ATP Flight School and training must be completed within one year at any of their 20 locations (or an approved program of the woman's choice, validated by us.) One letter of recommendation must be from a pilot who has flown with you. Your resume should include all schools attended and degrees acquired. Candidates should list academic honors, scholarships, awards and special achievements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be a woman with a current FAA medical. The appropriate written exams must be completed with a passing grade before applying. Candidates should provide details pertinent to any letters of inquiry from the FAA regarding any aircraft incidents or accidents and a list of all FAA check ride failures. Please include in your essay why you are in financial, as well as career need of our scholarship.

 

LIMITATIONS:

  • Only one Financial and one Type Rating Award is allowed in a lifetime.
  • Applicants may apply as many times as they wish.

       ISA FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

 

 

THE ISA AIRLINE SCHOLARSHIP

 
 

ISA will award up to four B-737/A320 type ratings. Funds will be paid directly to the flight school and training must be completed within one year. One letter of recommendation must be from a pilot who has flown with you. Your resume should include all schools attended and degrees acquired. Candidates should list academic honors, scholarships, awards and special achievements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant must be a woman with a First Class Medical, an Airline Transport Pilot rating (or non-US equivalent), 2000 hours total time that includes 500 multi-engine turbine. Pilots currently flying under CFR Part 121 or equivalent may apply if able to show career and financial need. Candidates should provide details pertinent to any letters of inquiry from the FAA regarding any aircraft incidents or accidents and a list of all FAA check ride failures.

 

LIMITATIONS:

  • Only one Financial and one Type Rating Award is allowed in a lifetime.
  • Applicants may apply as many times as they wish.
  • Applicants must join Women in Aviation wai.org to apply.
  • ISA+21 members are welcome to apply.

ISA+21 AIRLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE COLLECTED BY WOMEN IN AVIATION

DOWNLOAD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:

 
 
WAI application form 2017 photo
 

 

WAI Scholarship Info

 

 


2014 Scholarship winners, left, and ISA+21 facilitators, right.

 

SELECTION FACTORS
Achievements... Attitude... Commitment... Dedication... Motivation
Reliability... Responsibility... Teamwork... Financial Need

 

 

Secrets To Winning a Scholarship

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 ISA SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES


November 1, 2016: WAI Membership deadline for scholarship applicants

November 14, 2016:  Postmark deadline for completed application packet
March 2 - 4, 2017: Interviews conducted at Women in Aviation Conference 
or prior to the Conference in applicants hometown or domicile
March 4, 2017: Winners will be announced

 

PAST WINNERS

 
Thank you letters, as well as membership in ISA+21, are encouraged and appreciated.
 
Thank you letters and membership in ISA are encouraged and appreciated.
 

Financial Awards

 

1988

Elizabeth Logan

Shelly Lee Shallenbert

 

 

1989

Mary Trusler

Lanita Edualds

Priya Naniwadekar

 

 

1990

Betsy Stanga

Kathy Mitel

 

 

1991

Kristi Soli

Robin Gainey

Janey Gown

Paige (IKelly) McDernott

Renee Gosselin

Ingrid Tamme

 

 

1992

Gay Williams

 

 

1993

Wendy Grim

Jennifer Stark

Kathleen Vietros

Linda Martin

 

 

1994

Dawn Criddle

Denise Egglestone

Isabelle Villier de Boves

 

 

1995

Renee Burger

Donata Hunt

 

 

1996

Tracy Leonard

Kathryn Hansen

Jennifer Muellner

Stephanie Fryer

 

 

1997

Beverly Jane Christensen

Sarah Davis

Allison Devereaux-Naumman

Thalia Roxanne Diamantopolous

Elizabeth A.L. Huie

Lisa Kooima

Aleah Longshore

Vickey McLendon

 

 

1998

Kristine Gentry

Laura Smith

Neely Weaver

Nancy Imamura

Patrice Gapen

 

 

1999

Nicole Kegel

Brandi Bertrand

Pam Scott

Sylvie Demoulin

Erin McCoy

Alison Blair

 

 

2000

Mary Bell

Carin Counihan

Mary Ann Dach

Cheryl Davis

Jennifer Edmunds

Jayne Fogarty

Devyn Everett

Lori Harvey

Jannifer Blackeney Howren

Theresa Jacobsen

Mary Jo Kiggins

Christy Miller

Suzette Umphrey

 

 

2001

Amitra Pereira

Monika Garg

Amber Roe

Renee Woolcock

Cory Lawrence

Renee Whitton

Victoria Kyle

Mia Marie Carroll

Marie Caroline Londgren

Elizabeth Starke

Mary C Allen

Joan F Kozdeba

 

 

2002

Lexie (Baker) Stolen

Amy Kay Gray

Amy Lynn Linebaugh

Melissa McKinely

Kathleen Moss

Christine Juip

Eric Schmidt

Jennifer Stanzd

Clarice Young

Kristin Holby

Hiroko Peltzer

 

 

2003

Kelly Jamieson

Lara Zook

Sheila Mabbitt

Amirta Pereira

Jeanne Deaver

Miranda Hill

Emily Leapold

Elizabeth Starke

Lisa Cebulla

 

 

2005

Michille Bassanesi

Laura Conover

Carin Counihan

Suzanne Swim

Angela Nagel

 

 

2006

Cheryl Casillas

Melissa Christensen

Deb Price

Rachel Thomas

 

 

2007

Erin Swanson

Michelle Bassanesi

Suzanne Swim

Becky Roman Amador

 

 

AIRLINE AWARDS

 

 

1994

Julie Chapleau

Karen Arendt

Susan Tworek-Ferguson

Tiffany Tokar-Vlasek

 

 

1995

Dawn Beecher

Kathleen Vietoris

Erin Kindall

Laura TePoel

 

 

1996

Victoria Doyle

Roberta Paulet

Angelica Smith

Michelle Rinalta

 

 

1997

Jennifer Neal

Patricia Jimenez

Tammy Sue Moore

Kimberly Grennan

 

 

1998

Alison Devereau Naumman

Karen Smith

Christine Condon

Berndette Hayward

Melany Dennis

 

 

1999

Kristin Cooper

Kara Smith

Heather Meyers

Lee Gaw

 

 

2000

Katherine Wallace

Korena Davis

Shannon Baldridge

Kandy Cassano

Dimi Dimitrova

 

 

2001

Melinda McClure

Linda Wiekhorst

Carolyn O’Meara

 

 

2002

Jill Schilmoeller

Theresa Jacobsen

Kristin McMachon

Suzette Umphrey

 

 

2003

Cheryl Konter

Stacey Ceton

Annie Williams

Courtney Hamel

Donna Mioller

Wenyu Fu

 

 

2005

Paula Gailey

Gina LaBella

Melinda Carter

Penny Leabo

Michelle McCart

 

 

2006

Doris Gatewood

Jenna Halsey

Susan Kendrick

Laura McCoy

 

 

2007

Molly Boss

Hollya Beaty

Kristina Huffman

Courtney Garrett

 
We are updating our records. 2008 - 2016 coming soon!
 
Scholarship winners 2008
 
2015
Lenka Kubina
Tanya Kletke
Connie Nicholson
Jennifer Johnson
 
 
2016
Inga Chalmers
Emma Farley
Carrie Regamey
Diane Helly

We have passed the $1 Million Mark! Congratulations, Ladies!

 
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