Scholarships

Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship Opportunity

The Connecticut chapter of The Ninety-Nines is once again offering a $1,000 scholarship to be used towards aviation goals. The application deadline is March 1, 2022. The award notification will be on or before April 1, 2022.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

1. Be female.
2. Have been a current member of the CT 99s for at least six months.
3. Hold at least a Student Pilot certificate.
4. Hold a valid Medical Certificate, with Flight Review (if applicable).
5. Agree to use the funds solely for the purpose of pursuing an aviation goal (rating).
6. Be committed to fostering the 99s mission of encouraging women to enter the world of aviation, and be an excellent representative of our mission and values.

For a link to the online scholarship application, send an email request to stelross@gmail.com.


The New England Section Member Scholarship is open to any member of the New England Section 99s. At least 2 years membership required. This $2,000 scholarship has a deadline of Jan. 31st. Contact Martha Dunbar, committee chair, for application and more info dunbarsgallery@comcast.net

Tips and suggestions on how to write a strong application can be round here.

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You can get a pdf of the application (you have to scan or mail it in) here. Contact Stella Ross and Rika Ballard.


Section $500 Conference Award – Any 99 can apply. Contact Glenna Blackwell: blackwells@verizon.net


Ninety-Nines Amelia Earhart Scholarship: Click Here

Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings and technical training. Partial funding of $10,000 per academic year is awarded for academic scholarships. In addition, the AEMSF provides Research Scholarship Grants and Fly Now Awards for Student Pilot members of the Organization. Aside from generous donations received from 99s Chapters, Sections and individual members, the United Parcel Service Foundation has graciously donated significant funds in the past. 99s members and other individuals have donated to the Fund through their estate bequests and the Perpetual Scholarship program. Since 1941 the AEMSF has awarded more than 500 scholarships. The amount awarded for these scholarships, including Research Scholar Grants and Fly Now Awards exceeds $11 Million. The AEMSF’s investment account is valued at well over $5.5 Million dollars. Deadline is January 1st.