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Chicago’s Leading Edge Scholarships

2018 Scholarships

Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter of Women in Aviation 2018 Scholarships:

  • Dispatch Scholarship – Recipient of the award will receive $500 toward the aviation dispatch written and practical exam. The recipient should demonstrate their desire to work in aviation dispatch, as well as proof of enrollment in a dispatch course.
  • Flight Training Scholarship – Recipient of the award will receive $1,000 to put toward flight training for private, instrument, commercial, multi-engine or CFI ratings.
  • Future’s Unlimited Scholarship – Recipient of the award will receive $750 intended to cover conference registration, banquet, hotel, and airfare for one person to attend WAI’s 2019 Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA.
  • Paperless Pilot Scholarship – This award is for an iPad and a one-year subscription to ForeFlight.  The recipient will receive an iTunes gift card in the amount of $100 intended to cover the purchase of ForeFlight.  The iPad will be a refurbished 4th generation iPad WiFi + Cellular 16GB.
  • Tail Wheel Endorsement Scholarship – Recipient of the award will receive $1000 to put toward training fees in order to receive a tail wheel endorsement.

Send completed application to chicagosleadingedge@gmail.com prior to November 12th, 2018.

Be sure to read How to Win a Scholarship for some great advice on getting the scholarship you really want!  Scholarships are a major part of the benefits of chapter membership and couldn’t be provided without the valuable donations of both time and money of our many volunteers and sponsors.  Thank you so much for your support! For more information on how to donate or participate in fundraising events, please click here.  Please click the links below to access the scholarship applications and instructions.  Chapter membership is required.  For more information on joining Chicago’s Leading Edge Chapter of Women in Aviation, please click here.

Applicants can feel free to apply for all scholarships, however they are only eligible to win one.  The deadline for all scholarships is postmarked by November 12th, 2018.  Good luck everyone!  Please email chicagosleadingedge@gmail.com for more information.

2017 Scholarships Winners

  • Flight Training Scholarship: Angelina Kapp & Shona Williams
  • Future’s Unlimited (WAI Conference) Scholarship: Delia Vargas
  • Paperless Pilot Scholarship: Kathryn Brenner
  • Dispatch Scholarship: Taylor Klein

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who applied as well as those who’s generous donations made it all possible!

For scholarship opportunities from other great organizations, please see the links below