Sun Country Airlines “Fly in a New Direction” Scholarship

  • PHD, Master, Bachelor
  • $5.000,00
  • 12 October 2022
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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.

This is a scholarship by

Women in Aviation International (WAI)

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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?

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