The Ninety-Nines will award a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship to provide a young
woman (age 16-20 at any time during the 2014 calendar year) with financial support
for flight training through her first solo and beyond. The scholarship will be awarded
during the WomenVenture activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 30, 2014. Funds for the scholarship were provided by the 99s with support from a 2013 Lightspeed
Aviation Foundation grant. Applications will be accepted through July 10, 2014. Proof of financial need and financial information is not required. Applications
should be submitted byJuly 10, 2014 through the EAA web site athttp://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/
The Ninety-Nines Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund (AEMSF) has just awarded 17 “Fly Now” Scholarships to women who want to learn to fly. http://www.ninety-nines.org/scholarships.htm Applications for the 2017 Fly Now fall scholarships will be available in August 2016. Applicants will need to join the 99s as an Associate (student) member, to submit an application.
In addition to the Fly Now Scholarships, the AEMSF offers fully paid scholarship to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course, including instrument, multi-engine, commercial, ATP, flight instructor, emergency maneuver training and all kinds of type ratings. What is unique about these scholarships is that they cover the full cost of the training. Most of the scholarships in this group require prior membership in the 99s. Additional information about these scholarships can be found at http://www.ninety-nines.org/scholarships.htm The Fund also offers scholarships for college students majoring in aviation-related fields.