SE Section "New Horizons" Scholarship
At the Spring 2015 SE Section meeting, the members voted to reorganize and rename the SE Section
Gann Memorial Scholarship.
The new Scholarship is called the SE Section New Horizons Scholarship. Please take a few mnutes to review
the proposed changes
and be prepared to discuss the scholarship at the Huntsville meeting. Questions?
Contact Myra Bugbee, Governor or Terry Carbonell, Immediate Past
New Horizons Scholarship Agreement 2015
Blackwell-Walker ScholarshipPlease find below the application forms for the Mary Blackwell – Anne
Walker scholarship offered by the Florida Spaceport Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, Inc.
The scholarship is for $1500.00. If you know of any female pilot planning on making
a career in aviation who meets our requirements and is interested in
applying for this scholarship, please give her a copy of this form. She does not have to
be a member of the Ninety-Nines. If you have any questions,
please contact me, at the above address, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 321-636-5346. Bobbie Lasher.
Blackwell-Walker Scholarship Application
Fran Sargent Scholarship
Wings Over Paradise Scholarship
Over Paradise Scholarship Awarded to Virginie Rollin
Paradise Coast Chapter 99s is proud to announce
that the 2016 Wings Over Paradise scholarship has been awarded to Ms. Virginie Rollin of Deland, Florida. Virginie earned her private pilot license in New Mexico,
and will be working on her instrument rating in Florida.
Since 2011 the Wings Over Paradise scholarship has been awarded annually to assist a female pilot who
is a Florida resident in paying for any phase of flight training (private pilot through ATP including instructor ratings). Thanks
again to all the dedicated members of the Paradise Coast Chapter who continue to raise money for our scholarship fund.
More information about the Wings Over Paradise scholarship
application requirements and application deadlines will be available on the Paradise Coast and International websites in January, 2017.
Vicki Cruse Scholarship
Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship
Each year, in June, the Spaceport Chapter of the 99s awards the
Mary Blackwell - Anne Walker Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $1500.
To be eligible an applicant
must be: 1) a female, 2) at least 18 years old, 3) at least a Private Pilot, 4) living in, or be a permanent resident of The
99s South East Section,
of financial need and 6) must have a desire to make aviation your career. (The 99s Southeast Section includes FL, GA, NC,
SC, AL, MS, LA & TN.)
Applications are mailed to the Chairman of each 99s Chapter in the SE Section, to the
Scholarship office of colleges and universities with aviation programs in the
SE Section, and to anyone who requests a copy. This mailing is done in early
March. Completed applications must be postmarked between March 1 and May 1st.
A panel of 3 judges evaluates all applications and determines the winner. All applicants
are notified of the judges decision.
Our chapter has been giving a scholarship each year since 1978 and have given more than $25,000
to help women advance their Aviation Training.
Most recent winner: Hannah Northern
|Hannah is a student at Embry Riddle Aeronautical
University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach. She has earned her Commercial and Instrument tickets and |
is work on her CFI/CFII.
Hannah will use our scholarship to work on her multi-engine rating. Hannah is a member of the ERAU flight team which participates
in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) competition.; the team placed 2nd this year. She is a member
of the 99s and flew in the
2009 Women's Air Race Classic as co-pilot. She and her pilot placed 10th overall and 3rd
in the collegiate category. This year she was selected to be
pilot in command of the ERAU plane in the Air Race Classic.
Hannah will be graduating from ERAU in the fall of 2010 with a degree in Aeronautical Science. At that time she
will start instructing in California,
near her home in Forestville. She hopes to one day be a pilot with Solairus Aviation,
a corporate aviation company.
Update on Hannah: Hannah passed her checkride for the multi engine
on December 6th. She finished all her flight courses and has graduated
from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. After
finishing her finals she got in her car and headed home to California. We wish you all the best, Hannah.