ScholarshipS

SACRAMENTO VALLEY CHAPTER 99s: FLYING ANGELS

MEMORIAL AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP $2,000.00

We honor our "Flying Angels" who were members of the Sacramento Valley Ninety-Nines, and who have flown on to New Horizons. Some of these amazing ladies flew in Powder Puff Derbys, were awarded Women Pilot of the Year, held positions on the chapter's Board of Directors, and even Governor! We wish to fondly remember Shirley Lehr (2000), Betty Alair (2000), Juanita Bailey (2010), Corky Cronin (2015), Fran Dickey (2017), Dorothy Flynn (2018), Penny Nagy (2018), and Kristine James (2018).

The applicant must be a female who is actively pursuing flight training, has soloed and passed her FAA Written Examination and must live within 99 NM of Sacramento Executive Airport. Applicant should be prepared to undergo a personal interview at Sacramento Executive Airport.



NINETY-NINES INT'L SCHOLARSHIPS

The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1940 to help deserving members to further accomplishments. Today the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund exceeds $3 million and provides:

  • Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships
  • Research Scholar Grants
  • New Pilot Awards
  • Maule Tailwheel Training Award

These are the primary scholarships offered by the Fund to deserving 99s Members who are licensed pilots in need of financial assistance to progress toward a specific goal of qualifying for or advancing in an aviation-related profession or charitable cause.

For more information about schoarships offered by the Ninety-Nines, Intl go to: www.ninety-nines.org/aemsf.html