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    Amelia Earhart Academic Scholarship

    Offered by The Ninety-Nines, Inc.

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 17, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to


    Grade level

    College Students

    Application deadline:

    January 1, 2025

    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 meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Academic Interest



    Applicants must be members of the Ninety-Nines.

    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].


    Letter of recommendation

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

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