Flight Training Scholarship 2019 Announcement

Bay Cities Chapter of the 99s – 2019 Scholarship

The Bay Cities chapter of the Ninety-Nines is proud to announce our 2019 scholarship to provide funding
toward pilot training, materials, ground school, or exams. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide
extra monetary assistance to a woman working on her initial flight rating (Private or Sport).
Award: Two scholarships of $2000 each

Application Deadline: Midnight on April 7, 2019

Download Application Form [pdf]

Eligibility:

  • Any female student pilot residing within 125 nautical miles of the Oakland Airport (OAK)
  • Applicant must be at least 16 years of age
  • Applicant must be eligible for a private pilot or sport pilot license within the USA
  • Applicant must hold a current medical certificate and student pilot certificate
  • Applicant must have logged five hours of flight time with a flight instructor
  • Applicant does not need to be a member of the 99s

To apply, submit the following documents:

  1. A completed copy of the ‘Application Cover Sheet’
  2. A one-page letter introducing yourself and your aviation goals. Include information on your financial
    need, community involvement, and aviation involvement
  3. A completed copy of the ‘Budget Statement’
  4. A one-page letter of recommendation, preferably from a CFI or other aviation professional
  5. A copy of your medical certificate
  6. A copy of your student pilot certificate
  7. A copy of the last two pages of your log book

All documents must be combined into a single .pdf file. One way to do this is by using ‘Genius Scan’, a free app you can download onto a smartphone.

Email the .pdf file, with your name and “2019 scholarship application” in the subject line, to scholarships@baycities99s.org and bcc99s@gmail.com.

Please keep in mind that your application is a reflection of you. Neatness, following directions, and
application presentation matters.

The application must be received electronically no later than midnight on April 7, 2019.

Download Application Form [pdf]

Guidelines:

  • This scholarship is for reimbursement of flight training supplies and expenses incurred after the date the scholarship was awarded.
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in a phone interview with the scholarship committee.
  • Funds must be claimed within one year of the date the scholarship is awarded. Original receipts will be required for reimbursement and must be signed by both the scholarship winner and a CFI.
  • The scholarship committee will notify the winning applicant and all other applicants by May 6, 2019.

Bay Cities Chapter of the Ninety-Nines 2019 Scholarship Application

Application Cover Sheet

Date: __________________
Name: _______________________________________________________________________
Address:_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
Email address: ________________________________________________________________
Phone: ______________________________________________________________________

Are you currently a member of the 99s? If so, which chapter?
(This is not a requirement for scholarship application, and is for informational purposes only)
_____________________________________________________________________________

Hold Harmless Agreement: By submitting an application for this scholarship, all applicants agree to the following statement:

Neither the Bay Cities chapter of the Ninety-Nines, Inc., the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines, Inc.,  The Ninety-Nines, nor their members, agents, or representatives are responsible for the quality of any training received with this scholarship, nor any accident, incident, or any other event which may occur while the recipient of the scholarship is performing flight training, education, technical training or activities related thereto. I hereby release the Ninety-Nines and any of its affiliated organizations from all actions, claims, or demand that I, my assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, and legal representatives now have or may hereafter have for injury or damage resulting from my participation in any activities related to this scholarship.

Applicant signature: ___________________________________________________________

Bay Cities Chapter of the Ninety-Nines 2019 Scholarship Application

Budget Statement

Name: ______________________________________________________________________

How far have you progressed in your flight training?
My first flight lesson was on: Date: ____________________
I am enrolled in, or have completed, ground school !
Course name/location: __________________________
I have soloed !
I have completed at least one dual cross-country flight !
I have completed one solo cross-country flight !
I have completed two solo cross-country flights !
I have passed the written exam !
I have started check-ride prep !

How much more do you believe it will cost for you to complete your Private or Sport certificate?
Fill in the blanks below to estimate the total amount needed to complete your initial training.
Study and test prep materials, please list: _____________________________________ $____________
Add’l ground instruction still needed: ___________ hours at $_________ per hour = $ ____________
Aircraft rental time with flight instructor: ___________ hours at $_________ per hour = $ ____________
Solo aircraft rental time: ___________ hours at $_________ per hour = $ ____________
Examiner check-ride fee: $ ____________
Any other add’l costs you foresee, please list: __________________________________ $ ____________
TOTAL $ ____________

How do you plan to pay for the rest of your training if you are not awarded this scholarship?
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
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When do you plan on completing your training?
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
How have you financed your training so far?
____________________________________________________________________________________________
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Applicant Signature __________________________________________ Date _____________________
Instructor Signature __________________________________________ Date _____________________

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