The Bakersfield Chapter of The Ninety-Nines International
Organization of women pilots is offering two $1000 scholarships
for student pilot training, one $1000 scholarship for an
advanced rating, two $500 Flight Review scholarships and two
$500 additional endorsement scholarships to local women.
UP TO $1000 COULD BE YOURS!
Who Can Apply?
The student pilot scholarships are available to motivated
women student pilots, over the age of 17, with at least 10
flight hours within the last 90 days of the scholarship
deadline. The Flight Review and additional endorsement
scholarships are available to motivated women licensed pilots
seeking an additional endorsement or flight review.
The additional rating scholarships are available to women
licensed pilots with a strong desire to be a part of aviation
with the goal of earning an advanced rating (Instrument,
Multi-engine, Commercial, CFI or ATP). Advanced rating
applicants must have 10 hours of logged instruction within the
last 90 days of the scholarship deadline.
All applicants must have a current FAA medical certificate
appropriate to the license, rating or privilege sought.
All training must occur at one of the Bakersfield area airports
(BFL, L45, L17 or MIT).
How is the Scholarship Paid?
The scholarship for student pilot or an advanced rating is
awarded incrementally as the pilot
completes various "milestones" of her training. Such as
passing the written exam, solo etc.. Payments of the
scholarship are applied directly to the student pilots flight
school account or CFI not affiliated with any local school.
FAA EXAM $250.00 - SOLO Long CROSS COUNTRY $250.00 -
FAA CHECK RIDE (pass) $500.00
How and When Do I Apply?
Print the application below and send it to the address on the
Deadline for receiving the application is March 23, 2015.
Please attach a personal essay, of NO MORE THAN 250 WORDS,
addressing each of the following topics.
Which certificate you are pursuing?
General goals, career and aviation goals?
What sparked you desire to attain this certificate
What aviation related activities you have
participated in that mean the most to you?
How you would contribute to the 99s and the
aviation community in general?
Do you have a valid FAA Medical Certificate?
Yes_____ No_____ Class_____
Are you training for a Sport License? Yes_____ No_____
Have you taken and passed the FAA written exam? Yes_____
Have you started taking lessons? Yes_____ No_____
If yes, what airport?_______ What school?_______________
Who is your instructor?_________________________
How much time monthly can you devote to learning to
Total flight hours?_____ Flight hours flown in the past 90
Have you soloed (student pilot)? Yes_____ No_____
Completed your long cross-country (student pilot)?
The applications will be judged based on the applicant's:
Activities in and commitment to the 99s
Activities in and commitment to aviation
Ability to reach goals
Upon acceptance of this award, the Awardee will agree to,
within the first 6 months, contribute an article to the
Bakersfield 99s newsletter telling how the scholarship has
assisted you in achieving your aviation goals.
Ninety-Nines Hold harmless Agreement for Scholarship
Neither the Bakersfield Chapter of The Ninety-Nines,
Inc., the Southwest Section of The Ninety-Nines Inc.,
The Ninety-Nines Inc., nor their members, agents or
representatives are responsible for the quality of any
training received with this scholarship, or for any
accident, incident, or any other event which may occur
while the recipient of this scholarship is performing
flight training or activities relating thereto.
Recipient shall sign this Hold Harmless Agreement in
favor of said entities upon receipt of the scholarship
and before any flight is made.
Mail application, photocopy of valid FAA medical
certificate, most recent logbook page, and your essay
(student and advanced rating applicants) to:
J. J. Shapiro
Bakersfield 99s Scholarship Chair
11009 Danecroft Way
Bakersfield, CA 93311