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    Marian R. DeLano Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by San Diego Ninety-Nines

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 7, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $1,500

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Marian R. DeLano Memorial Scholarship is a $1,500 award to help fund flight training. Applicants must (1) be a female, (2) have completed a solo flight and passed their written test for a private pilot license, and (3) be a member of a 99s chapter in the Ninety-Nines ‘Southwest Section’ (CA, AZ, NV, UT, HI). The scholarship is good for one rating or certificate only. Bear in mind that Air Transport Ratings are not eligible. There is a 90-day limit to apply funds towards training. A private pilot certificate is required for an advanced certificate or rating.

    About San Diego Ninety-Nines

    The Ninety-Nines is a group of women pilots formed in 1929 to support and advance women in aviation. It was named after the original number of charter members and has since grown to almost 5,000 members from 35 countries. Many accomplished female pilots, including Amelia Earhart, Jackie Cochran, and Eileen Collins, have been members of the Ninety-Nines. The San Diego Chapter includes pilots at various levels, from students to Airline Transport Pilots. The group seeks to bring together women who share a common interest and accomplishment in aviation and support the aviation community.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Academic Interest

    Aviation/Aerospace

    Other Category

    Women

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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

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