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The 99s International Organization of Women Pilots offers generous AMELIA EARHART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS for aspiring women pilots of all ages and for all licenses and ratings from private pilot to commercial helicopter.

First Wings Scholarship (previously the Fly Now Scholarship)

Up to $6000 to complete a private pilot license

AE Flight Training Scholarship

Up to $20,000 to complete an additional pilot certificate or rating or pilot training course

AE Academic Scholarship

Up to $10,000 scholarship towards one year of a college degree in aviation or aerospace

AE Technical Training Scholarship

Up to $20,000 scholarship to complete an aviation or aerospace technical training or certification course

More details about the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are available through the 99's International website: for more details

Many other organizations offer scholarship opportunities as well. Some of these can be found through our Canadian 99s website at

2020 Scholarship Winners

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Brenda Jolly

Fly Now Award - Private Pilot Licence

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Summer Papple

AE Flight Training Scholarship

- Commercial Helicopter Licence

2023 Scholarship Winners


Jessika Blair
First Wings Award - March 2023

Shazia Montgomery
Northern Lights Scholarship

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