Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) has announced its 2015 Spring Scholarships, which will be presented during the 26th annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Dallas, Texas, on March 6, 2015. WCA members may apply by January 1, 2015.

The following four WCA scholarships total $21,050:
Women in Corporate Aviation Career Scholarship ($2,000) - For any WCA member pursuing professional development or career advancement, to be used toward specific corporate aviation education (not general business course work). Training suggestions include: Flight training, dispatcher training, maintenance training, flight attendant training, and upgrades in aviation education. Pilots: please submit copies of pilot certificates, medical, and logbook pages with your application.

Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Initial Training Scholarship (4 awards at $3,500) - For any WCA member pursuing professional development as a flight attendant. Training includes G550 and BBJ Express training, emergency training, food safety, and catering.

Dassault Falcon WCA Scholarship ($1,000) - For any WCA member pursuing an aviation-related undergraduate or graduate degree. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, fluent in English, and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) in current year.

USC Viterbi Aviation Safety and Security Scholarship ($2,350) - For any WCA member pursuing education within the USC Viterbi Aviation Safety and Security Program. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition of any course. Who should apply: Safety managers, training, flight department and maintenance managers and supervisors, pilots, air traffic controllers, dispatchers, and schedulers.

ATI International Flight Procedures Training Scholarship ($1,700) - For any WCA member pursuing a professional pilot's education or who's currently a professional pilot. Training includes international procedures initial training (either onsite or online).

Applicants must be current dues-paying WCA members ($40 for individuals, and $25 for students). Applications must include a 500-word essay, two letters of recommendation, and certificates, transcripts and resumes as applicable. For additional rules and more information visit

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