Bakersfield 99s

Aviation Scholarships 2014

The Bakersfield Chapter of The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots is offering four $1000 scholarships to local women. The four scholarships are to be used by the recipients to obtain an advanced rating or training to further their pursuit in aviation.


  1. The applicant must be in good health and not dependent on medication or have any other disqualifying condition. The applicant must have a current medical certificate, if required, appropriate to the rating she seeks.
  2. The applicant must live in Kern County.
  3. The applicant must have completed the written exam for the certificate or rating that she is seeking before money is awarded, but not necessarily before application. If the applicant is seeking a rating or certificate grade higher than Private Pilot, she must have a current flight review or equivalent and have all rating prerequisites to the rating she seeks.
  4. The applicant must be at least 16 years old.
  5. The applicant must be proficient in English.
  6. Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline, April 25, 2014.
Application Guidelines
The application must be completed and submitted in full as stated below. Applications which are incomplete will be disqualified. Upon completion, mail original and four copies of:
to: Donna Webster, Scholarship Committee
The Bakersfield Ninety-Nines Aviation Scholarships
16903 Tarina Ct.
Bakersfield, CA 93307

The applications will be judged based on the applicant's:


  1. The successful applicant must agree to complete the goal for which the scholarship will be used within 24 calendar months of award.
  2. The scholarships will be paid directly to the flight school or independent flight instructor conducting the training. Receipts showing hours flown and signed by both student and instructor must be submitted before funds are awarded.
  3. Scholarships will be awarded at the June 2014 meeting of the Bakersfield Chapter Ninety-Nines.
  4. The recipient will also be required to attend a Bakersfield Chapter Ninety-Nines meeting to report on the progress toward her goal, or to submit a written report if unable to attend.
  5. Student Pilots who successfully complete their ratings will receive a one-year's membership in both The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots main organization and the Bakersfield Chapter.

Link to application form

If you have any questions regarding this application or scholarship, please contact Donna Webster