Women in Aerospace scholarship! Extended deadline: 6/22/2016

The Women in Aerospace Foundation is once again offering three scholarships to young accomplished women who are interested in pursuing a career in Aerospace or a related field. We believe your student body would greatly benefit from this opportunity, as your institution offers degrees in STEM. 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 2016-2017 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 on why the applicant is interested in aerospace, what she wants to accomplish in her career, and why she deserves the scholarship
  • Completed scholarship letter (see below), agreeing to the payment rules

The application process is now open.  The new scholarship deadline is June 22, 2016.

Scholarship website link: http://www.womeninaerospacefoundation.org/foundation/

Application link: http://www.womeninaerospace.org/forms/foundation/scholarship_app.pdf