Two deadlines are approaching for individuals interested in applying for a Women in Aviation International (WAI) scholarship for 2017.
In order to apply, you must be a WAI member as of Nov. 1, 2016. Scholarship applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than Nov. 14, 2016. New this year, all applications may be submitted online at WAI.org. [Read more…]
Applications are now being taken for Women in Aviation’s scholarships for 2017.
As of early July, the association is offering 98 scholarships valued at $499,000. Scholarships are available for nearly every interest in aviation and aerospace and include academic scholarships, flight training scholarships, aviation maintenance centered scholarships, advanced flight ratings and type ratings, and a wide variety of other options, according to WAI officials. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International has declared Sept. 24 as the annual Girls in Aviation Day.
On this day, WAI chapters around the globe will host their own one-day event to attract more young women to the aviation and aerospace communities with a day of activities appealing to girls ages 8 to 16 years of age. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has three events planned in the coming months to continue its outreach to attract more women to the aviation community. These events include a regional conference, WomenVenture as part of EAA AirVenture, and a repeat of international Girls in Aviation Day. [Read more…]
Karen Gebhart, Vice President of Business Development for the Helicopter Association International, was elected for a two-year term as the chair of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) board of directors at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference. She is a private pilot and industry veteran who previously worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. [Read more…]