Women in Aerospace

Since 1985, WIA continues to be met with overwhelming success. With over 2000 members and over 80 corporate, non-profit, and academic partners, WIA has grown into the vibrant, trendsetting organization it is today.

Women in Aerospace 204 E Street NE Washington, DC 20002
Jun 11, 2018
Scholarship - General
DEADLINE: June 19, 2018 Scholarship Program Goal To encourage young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering or science or math. Awards Given Four merit-based awards of $2000 will be given to rising juniors and seniors in college, to be applied to the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarship Timeline December 15, 2017: Announcement released June 19, 2018: Extended Application Deadline Late July: Scholarship winners notified  November 1, 2018: Scholarship winners honored at WIA Awards Dinner & Ceremony Eligibility Requirements  Minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale  Must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelor’s degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year  Interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field  Entering junior or senior year in the 2018-2019 academic year  Must be female, of any citizenship or nationality Application Requirements  High school and college transcripts  Two letters of recommendation from a professor, or a supervisor of summer or Co-op work experience, or a supervisor of research work. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted.  500-1000 word essay on why the applicant is interested in aerospace, what she wants to accomplish in her career, and why she deserves the scholarship