The Colorado Chapter of the Ninety-Nine announced the Colorado Future Woman Pilot Scholarship, which awards $ 2,500 to each of Colorado’s female pilots to earn their master pilot certificate. This certificate can be intended for the recreational pilot, sport pilot, or private pilot and is awarded for flights and flight instruction in any type of aircraft such as glider, airplane, hot air balloon, etc. To be eligible for the Colorado Future Woman Pilot Scholarship, applicants must be female, received training in Colorado, have a student pilot certificate, have traveled solo on an airplane, and have logged at least ten hours of flight. All requests must be submitted to the organizer by April 30, 2021.
Scholarships are a way to provide financial support for ambitious students to complete their studies. However, these scholarships are not just for college students. They are sometimes organized for people following specific courses or programs. These scholarships aim to encourage a particular set of groups to obtain the certification, license, and degree that they desire. In addition, these scholarships stimulate the application of students to the university and also give the impression that they are capable students with high achievement and achievement.
Colorado Ninety-Nines is part of the International Organization of Ninety-Nine Women Pilots which promotes the advancement of aviation through scholarships, education, and mutual support while honoring its unique history and sharing a passion for flying. On September 28, 1941, the Colorado Chapter was incorporated, and since then the Chapter has amassed nearly 150 members, making it the largest chapter in the organization. They have monthly meetings on the second Saturday of each month, which is usually in the bush. Evans Lounge in the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport terminal. However, sometimes this meeting place differs which is notified in advance by the newsletters. The members of Ninety-Nines work together as a group and are known to support other female pilots.
Refer to the below table for more details of the scholarship:
|Number of Awards||2|
|City||Multiple cities in Colorado|
|Application Deadline||April 30, 2021|
|Requirement||Application form and all required documents|
Who May Be Eligible?
- To be eligible for the Colorado Future Woman Pilot scholarship, candidates must be female, undergo training in Colorado, have a student pilot certificate, have already soloed on an aircraft, and have logged at least ten hours of flight time.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates can log on to the official website: http://colorado99s.org/scholarships.aspx and complete the application form. This application form must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with copies of the student pilot certificate, driver’s license, Logbook entries documenting 10 hours flight time in last 60 days, total flight hours logged, cross-country flights, all instructor endorsements, Letter from the applicant describing her financial need and aviation goals, and Letter of recommendation from a flight instructor.
- application form
- Student pilot certificate
- driver’s license
- Logbook entries documenting 10 hours of flight time in the last 60 days, total flight hours logged, cross-country flights, and all instructor endorsements
- Letter from the applicant describing her financial need and aviation goals
- Letter of recommendation from the flight instructor
The Colorado Future Woman Pilot Scholarship awards two $2500 scholarships for each of the selected women pilots in Colorado so that they can complete their primary pilot certificate.
All applications must be submitted to Colorado Ninety-Nines by April 30, 2021