Pursuing an additional pilot certificate/rating can be a financial barrier. Sun Country Airlines will be awarding a scholarship to a female applicant who is passionate and determined about a becoming a career pilot and Soaring to New Heights.
Sun Country Airlines “Fly in a New Direction” Scholarship
- Bachelor, Master, Phd
- 12 October 2022
In addition to WAI requirements the applicant must: • Be a woman pursuing a career to become a professional career pilot • Already hold a Private Pilot certificate • Be in pursuit of an advanced pilot certificate or rating.
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The scholarship has a value of $5,000. Funds will be paid directly to the flight school to be applied to the recipient’s account and must be used within a year of receiving the award.
In addition to the 500-word WAI essay requirement, the candidate should answer the following questions in a 200-word paragraph: What encouraged you to pursue a career in aviation as a pilot? What steps/plans have you created to achieve this goal? Describe your current financial need for this scholarship. How will this help you achieve your goals?