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Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship

Offered by San Diego Ninety-Nines

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Oct 18, 2023
1 award worth


Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

March 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship is a $2,000 award to help fund flight training to help the recipient prepare to earn their Private Pilot Certificate. Applicants must (1) be a female, (2) reside in San Diego County, (3) have a current student medical for PPL award, and (4) have a passing score on the written test OR have completed a solo flight.

If you’re a woman from San Diego County (California) with a passion for flight, we encourage you to apply. Keep on reading to learn more, and soar towards your dreams!

About San Diego Ninety-Nines

The "Ninety-Nines" are women pilots who came together in 1929 and formed a sisterhood for the mutual support and the advancement of women in aviation. Named after the original number of charter members, the "Ninety-Nines" has grown to almost 5,000 members from 35 countries. The members of the San Diego Chapter are student pilots to Airline Transport Pilots. As female aviators they all share a common interest and accomplishment- Flight! They are always looking for women who want to enjoy the company of like minds 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


Other Category




Application information

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


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

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