Monday, October 30, 2017

Deadline approaches to apply

Two deadlines are approaching for individuals interested in applying for a Women in Aviation International (WAI) scholarship for 2018. In order to apply, you must be a WAI member as of November 1, 2017. Scholarship applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than November 13, 2017.  All applications may be submitted online at and applicants are allowed to apply for up to three scholarships.

"Time is running out to apply for the opportunity to change your life and enhance your life and career,” says WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. "Thanks to the generous benefactors of these scholarships, there’s something for almost everyone – from college students through members seeking a mid-life career change.”

Scholarships for 2018 will be awarded during WAI's 29th annual International Women in Aviation Conference to be held at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada, from March 22-24, 2018.

"Our scholarship offerings match the diversity of our membership,” adds Dr. Chabrian. “These scholarships aren’t just for students and aren’t just for pilots. So much opportunity exists -- so take a look and apply for a WAI scholarship today.”

A description of all 111 scholarships, application requirements, the online application and tips for creating a successful application can be found at

Benefits of a WAI Membership

WAI members seek to inspire and stand for encouragement, continued education, and a whole lot of fun! If you’re a lover of all things aviation and aerospace, and enjoy sharing your passion with others, we’d love to have you! Membership includes job search opportunities, scholarship opportunities, access to mentors in your industry, and much more.

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