Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
3/1/2023Submission Deadline

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The Women Pilots CT Connecticut Chapter of the Ninety-Nines is an international organization of women pilots, promoting the advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring their unique history and sharing their passion for flight.

As part of its mission to promote higher education and the aviation field, the Women Pilots CT 99s offers the Connecticut Chapter a $1,000 Scholarship to help support female pilots pursue careers in aviation. Recipients of this $1,000 award must be certified pilots and agree to use the money only for pursuing an aviation career.

Scholars must be outstanding ambassadors for the goals and values of the organization. To be eligible, candidates must complete the application, send a personal statement, and send a letter of recommendation. To request the application link, please send an email to Stella Ross, scholarship committee chair. Any other questions about the process or requirements can also be consulted directly with her.

Key Information of Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship

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Area of Study


Country of Study

United States

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Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Vocational/Technical School

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Number of Awards


Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

March 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on March 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: All
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Connecticut
  • Gender: Women
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • School Verification

How to ace the Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship


Send the request email

Do not forget to contact Stella Ross; she is the main point of contact for this program and will provide you with the application link. Make sure you complete it before the deadline.


Don't wait until the last minute

You'll need time to prepare your statement and obtain a letter of recommendation. Prepare these documents with enough time. Review them several times before submitting and make sure to correct any errors.


Check your membership

Please take note that you must be able to prove that you have been a member of the Ninety-Nines in Connecticut for at least six months in order to apply.


Hold a valid medical certificate

Another requirement to apply is to present a medical certificate with a flight review, if necessary. So have it ready when you start your application as well.

How the Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship is Judged

The recommendation letter, Ninety-Nines membership requirements, and the caliber and sincerity of the applicant's statement will all be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship.

Why We Love the Connecticut Chapter $1000 Scholarship


Support for women

This scholarship emphasizes the importance of women pursuing a career as pilots in all of its forms. Supporting higher education in a niche field is encouraged by this program.


A female approach

The organization as a whole is focused on and oriented toward women. This provides crucial genre support and serves as yet another example of how the union can promote the advancement of this and other careers.


Ninety-Nines’s members

The Connecticut Chapter of the Ninety-Nines holds meetings once a month at various restaurants, houses, or airports. Dates for meetings are set according to the members' schedules. Scholars may participate in these venues as members.

5 Facts About the Ninety-Nines


Their main objective

The Ninety-Nines is a global association of female pilots that advances aviation via education, scholarships, and collaboration while celebrating their distinctive histories and encouraging a love of flight.


They have other scholarships

Other scholarships offered by Women Pilots CT each year include the New England Section Member Scholarship and the Ninety-Nines Amelia Earhart Scholarship.


Been around since 1929

Since its inception, Ninety-Nines has recruited and trained professionals who fly for commercial airlines, private companies, and the government.


A curious fact

Amelia Earhart was chosen as the first President in 1931, and the organization chose the name "Ninety-Nines" to honor the original 99 members.


They have a fun official song

Dick Ballou's song, which he wrote in 1941, was chosen as The Ninety-Nines' official song at the annual business meeting held in Albuquerque on July 5, 1941.

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