Ninety-Nines Oklahoma, USA
Oct 09, 2018Scholarship - General
In response to requests from Chapter and Section AE Scholarship Chairs, the AEMSF Trustees have changed the application deadlines beginning with the 2019 Scholarships. The new schedule moves the Chapter and Section screening process out of the busy month of December and reduces the amount of time between application and award. New AE Scholarship Application Deadline is January 1, 2019 Additional changes go into effect for 2019, so be sure to carefully read the instructions! Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings and technical training. Partial funding of $10,000 per academic year is awarded for academic scholarships. In addition, the AEMSF provides Research Scholarship Grants and Fly Now Awards for Student Pilot members of the Organization. Aside from generous donations received from 99s Chapters, Sections and individual members, the United Parcel Service Foundation has graciously donated significant funds in the past. 99s members and other individuals have donated to the Fund through their estate bequests and the Perpetual Scholarship program. Since 1941 the AEMSF has awarded more than 500 scholarships. The amount awarded for these scholarships, including Research Scholar Grants and Fly Now Awards exceeds $11 Million. The AEMSF's investment account is valued at well over $5.5 Million dollars. Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots Established in 1940 to help deserving members to further accomplishments, today the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund exceeds $5 million and 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, technical training, an Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship established in memory of 99 member Vicki Cruse and an International Scholarship for pilots in developing countries, in memory of Kitty Houghton. Research Scholar Grants to add to the world's knowledge of women in aviation and aerospace. FLY NOW Awards of up to $6000 towards completion of the recreational pilot, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate. For more information: Contact Jacque Boyd or Shelley Ventura , AEMSF Chairman and Vice Chairman. Scholarship Applications There are five separate Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship applications in order to accommodate the most common types of requests. The Applicant should use the application form most appropriate to her circumstances and goal. Application forms: The files MUST be downloaded, then opened with Adobe Reader on a computer, not on a tablet or smartphone. The fillable fields will not appear on a tablet or smartphone. The forms below may be downloaded or printed. The file can be saved to your personal computer. All Applicants and AE Scholarship Chairmen MUST read the following file: 2019 Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Instructions Applicants: Please download the appropriate application form after reading the instructions. 2019 AE Flight Training Scholarship Application Fully paid scholarship to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course. Examples: Multi-engine rating, commercial certificate, King Air competency or qualification training or Boeing 737 type rating. 2019 AE Academic Scholarship Application Up to $10,000 scholarship towards one year of a college degree in aviation or aerospace. Students may re-apply for continuing support through graduation. Examples : Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in fields such as aerospace engineering, aviation business management, air traffic management, or professional pilot. Note: Flight training may be included if integral to curriculum. 2019 AE Technical Training Scholarship Application Fully paid scholarship to complete an aviation or aerospace technical training or certification course. Examples: ATP CTP, Airframe and/or Powerplant Mechanic certificate, Dispatcher certificate, Air Traffic Control training program, government or manufacturer's safety training, specialized training or certification course. Note: Excludes any flight training and any technical training that is part of a college degree program. 2019 AE Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship Application for Emergency Maneuver Training Fully paid scholarship to provide emergency maneuver and spin training in addition to an introduction to aerobatics. In memory of 99 Vicki Cruse, this scholarship is available to any licensed pilot member of The 99s without regard to existing ratings, financial need or length of membership. Complete details about the training can be found in the application package. 2019 AE Kitty Houghton Memorial Scholarship Application This International scholarship in memory of Kitty Houghton, is offered specifically to encourage women pilots in emerging economy countries to pursue a career in aviation in their home country. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and enthusiasm for flying and have begun to work on their pilot's license. AE Scholarship Chairmen 99s Certification Pages For the convenience of Chapter and Section AE Scholarship Chairmen, the recommendation and certification pages may be downloaded and completed separately when needed. Research Scholar Grants The documented history of woman's place in the development and furtherance of aviation and aerospace. Documenting and fostering the leadership role of women in all facets of aviation including social, economic, engineering, historical, political, etc. The expansion of human knowledge in areas of specific differences faced by women in aviation: as pilots, as engineers, as administrators, in military aviation, etc. Special disciplines applied to these problems could include, but not be limited to: history, sociology, psychology, biology, economics, business administration, human engineering, ergonomics, etc. The grant may be used in conjunction with other research activities such as: completion of research requirements for an advanced degree or matching funds with other grants to fund a program larger than either grant could sponsor independently. Information on the AEMSF Research Scholar Grants, including eligibility requirements, application process, and deadlines, may be obtained from Dr. Jacqueline Boyd , AEMSF Research Scholar Grants. Reaching beyond The 99s Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships, scholarships both large and small are sponsored by 99s Sections and Chapters. Eligibility requirements vary considerably, so we recommend a thorough review of all scholarships listed. Scholarships Offered by 99s Sections and Chapters Scholarships Offered by Other Organizations Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Winners Since 1941, the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund has helped over 400 women from six countries to advance and succeed in aviation and aerospace. Today Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship winners are pilots for the world's airlines and multinational corporations, owners of flights schools and aviation businesses, and managers with the Federal Aviation Administration. Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship winners have served at every level of The 99s, as Chapter Chairmen, Section Governors, International Presidents, and AEMSF Scholarship Chairmen and Trustees.