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Amelia Earhart Academic Scholarship

Offered by The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 2, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a college student pursuing a degree in aviation or aerospace? If so, consider applying for the Amelia Earhart Academic Scholarship! The scholarship is open to members of The Ninety-Nines pursuing a college degree in aviation or aerospace. The Ninety-Nines, Inc., an international organization of licensed international women pilots, is proud to offer this and other scholarships for future pilots. They look to promote aviation education and scholarships to honor their history and share their passion for flight. In 1940, The Ninety-Nines established the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor her memory and continue her legacy of love for flying. Thus, their Academic Scholarship awards up to $10,000 to multiple recipients to help fund their flight training, every year. If you are a college student looking for some help paying for your aviation program, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to college students pursuing a career in fields such as aerospace engineering, aviation business management, air traffic management, or professional piloting. Applicants must also be members of the Ninety-Nines and meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Students

Academic Interest


Application information

To apply for this scholarship, email your online application, with “99s Scholarship Application – [scholarship name]” in the subject line, and the below application materials to [email protected].


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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Ninety-Nines, Inc. at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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