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Scholarships for Female Student Pilots Flying, Living or Working out of Ventura County

The Ventura County Ninety-Nines are pleased to offer up to (2) Student Pilot Milestone Scholarships up to $3,000. These awards are available to motivated female student pilots over the age of 17 who are living/working in Ventura Country or training at any Ventura County airport (CMA, OXR, SZP or NTD). The applicant must have least 6 flight hours within the last ninety days (2 hours may be in an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) or Flight Training Device (FTD) appropriate to the rating sought with CFI logbook entry). The scholarships are not based on financial need. The student must be able to have the financial means to complete her training without the scholarship. Scholarships are awarded incrementally as the student completes various “milestones” of her training. Payments of the scholarship are applied directly to the student pilot’s flight school account.

Applications are made available at local flight schools in Ventura County, and on this website. Deadlines are May 15th, 2017 and November 15th, 2017.

For additional information and application, Click Here
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Endorsement Challenge: Improve your skills - Keep Learning - Become a safer pilot.

A $1,000 endorsement or EMT scholarship is open to 99s in one of the following chapters: Bakersfield, Santa Barbara, San Fernando or Ventura Counties seeking financial support in pursuing one of the following Endorsements: Tailwheel, High Performance, Complex, or if preferred, an EMT module. Application deadline is May 15th, 2017.

For additional information and application, Click Here
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International 99s Scholarships
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Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships

The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 1940, is The Ninety-Nines' premier scholarship program for deserving 99s members to complete advanced training and education in aviation and aerospace. 

This fund provides:

• Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for licensed pilot members to advance in training and education in aviation and aerospace, including scholarships to complete additional pilot certificates and ratings, jet type ratings, college degrees or certificates, technical training, and an Emergency Maneuver Training course which honors the memory of Vicki Cruse.
• Research Scholar Grants to add to the world’s knowledge of women in aviation and aerospace.
• The FLY NOW Award is a progressive award given to Associate (student pilot) members with a need for financial assistance to become licensed pilots. The award provides financial assistance toward completion of the initial pilot certificate, or non-U.S. equivalent, in any aircraft.

For applications & more information: Click Here
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Scholarship for new Pilots

The FLY NOW Award is a progressive award given to Associate (student pilot) members with a need for financial assistance to become licensed pilots. The award provides financial assistance toward completion of the initial pilot certificate, or non-U.S. equivalent, in any aircraft. For additional information and application: Click Here
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Southwest Section Scholarships Page

For other scholarships, check out the Southwest Section Scholarship page. Click Here
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For other scholarships visit:

The International Ninety-Nines Scholarship Page

Other Section and Chapter Scholarships

Other Southern California Aviation Scholarships

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