The Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship

🏆 Available: 4
💰 $2,000
⏳ 06/16

Scholarship Description

The WIA Foundation is pleased to provide scholarships to women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, math or science. One or more awards will be given each year to a rising junior or senior in college, to be applied during the upcoming academic year. To be eligible for the WIA Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field and be a rising junior or senior working towards a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, math or science. An applicant 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 in an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, and plan to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year. Each applicant must have a college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be female of any nationality. To apply, please send in one merged PDF the following materials to info@womeninaerospace.org: the application form found on the website, 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. References or transcripts may be emailed separately, if necessary. Additionally, please include a 500-1000 word essay responding to the following: “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?”

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Must be Female
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

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Donor: Women in Aerospace Foundation

The Women in Aerospace (WIA) Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)3 organization created with three missions: increase public awareness of the importance & benefits of the aerospace field, increase public appreciation for aerospace science & technology, and inspire female students to develop the skill sets required to innovate and assume leadership roles in the development of technology in the aerospace field.

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