The Women in Aerospace Foundation is offering four scholarships to young accomplished women who are interested in pursuing a career in Aerospace or a related field. The following is a list of the qualifications and requirements:

Eligibility requirements

Minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelor’s degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year
  • Interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field
  • Entering senior year in the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must be female, of any citizenship or nationality

Application requirements

  • High school and college transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from a professor, or a supervisor of summer or Co-op work experience, or a supervisor of research work. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted.
  • 500-1000 word essay answering the following question: Imagine that you are trying to explain to someone with no interest in aerospace why aerospace is important. How would approach this explanation and what would you say?

I have included a link to the scholarship website, as well as to the scholarship application. The application process is now open with a deadline of June 18, 2019.  For more info:

Scholarship website link:

Application link: