Since 1995, the
West Canada Section of the Ninety-Nines, a women pilots organization, is offering
a $1500.00 Scholarship to help a female advance in her flight training,
education or pilot career.
applicant must be a woman who resides in Western Canada (British
Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories). She must be a person in
good standing in the community.
agrees to complete the training or project for which this award is
given, within the time period of 18 months from the time the funds are
awarded. She also agrees to provide progress reports to the Scholarship
Award Committee every six months, and a final report upon completion of
the training or project as described in her application.
shall submit one complete copy of her application; including photocopies
for educational background.
Categories for Scholarship:
applicant may apply for a scholarship in one of the following
Advancement of flight training: This category is for an applicant who
wishes to advance her flying capabilities toward a career in aviation.
She must possess the minimum of a valid private pilot license at the
time this application is made.
Education or research project: An applicant may choose to do an
education or research project which will investigate or promote the
advancement of women in aviation and enhance general understanding of
the role of women in aviation. This project should result in the
production of materials or design of a program, which would educate
women about the possibilities and challenges of careers in aviation.
This applicant is not required to have a pilot's license.
Advancement of career in aviation-related field: This category is for an
applicant who wishes to advance her career in a non-flying but
aviation-related field, such as aircraft maintenance engineer, avionics
technician, aeronautics engineer, etc. This applicant is not required to
have a pilot's license.
Send your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations: Want to make a
charitable donation to the fund?
Contact Caroline, Treasurer, Education Trust Fund, West Canada
Section of the Ninety Nines at email@example.com.
In 2012, Carly St-Onge, CPL
In 2011, Jennifer Musgrove from Jenner, Alberta won
the $ 1500 scholarship
In 2010, Emily Crombez from Thunder Bay won the $ 1500
In 2009, Lisa Klassen from Winnipeg won.
In 2008, Katherine Weber from
In 2007 Jennifer Mitchell, Burnaby
BC won a $ 1500 scholarship to use towards her night rating.
In 2005, Carolina Kolasa, BC
Chapter, won, to be used towards her commercial license.
In 2003, two scholarships were
Kelly Sheret won the $ 1,000
Scholarship to use towards her multi-engine rating. Kelly is a
flight instructor and Operation's Flight Safety Officer for Southern
Skies Aviation in Penticton BC.
An one-time $ 500 scholarship, in
the memory of Jean-Marc (JM) Ranger, West Coast aviator bush pilot,
float instructor and AME, was awarded to Kirsten Brazier. Brazier
is currently Chief Pilot for Red Lake Airways, Northern Ontario.
She holds a ATPL.
In 2002, Kristen Brazier on this
scholarship ($ 500) to do her IFR rating renewal.
In 2000, Marie (Mazy) Baker was the
winner. Mazy will use this scholarship to finish her commercial
In 1999, Lynne Sampson won this
scholarship to advance her Instructor Rating flight training with
National Aviation Flight Training in Saskatoon. She is also captain
of COPA Flight 10.
In 1998, Laura Steen of Winnipeg won
the scholarship to help her earn her commercial licence and instructor
In 1997, Barbara-Anne Williams, a
student at the Professional Aviation Program at Selkirk College, won
the scholarship to earn her commercial licence.
In 1996, Bettina Jenkins (Vancouver)
won the scholarship to be used to obtain her instructors rating.
Previously a First Canadian Chapter member, Bettina was an active
Operation Skywatch pilot.
Want more information? Contact the
Section Scholarship coordinator.
Address: 739-650 Duncan Ave West
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Information and Application Form ?