Through a donor who wishes to be anonymous, Women in Aviation International (WAI) has awarded an additional $73,000 in 17 individual scholarships to be put toward flight and aviation maintenance training.
These scholarships winners WAI Private Pilot Scholarship ($5,000 each): Madison Coutu, Toronto, Ontario; Kourtnie A Robin, Slidell, Louisiana; Rachel A Obajtek, Tehachapi, California; Aurora E Enriquez, Bozeman, Montana; and Morgan D. Sandstrom, Centerville, Ohio.
WAI Instrument Certificate Scholarship ($5,000 each): Melissa Diaz Cooper, Kailua, Hawaii; Shana Bartell, Cedar City, Utah; and Maria Hall, Kerrville, Texas.
WAI CFI Certificate Scholarship ($3,000 each): Lauren Lynn Sherrick, Racine, Wisconsin; and Sarah Corbin, Anchorage, Alaska.
WAI CFII Rating Scholarship ($5,000): Trimbi M. Szabo, Broomfield, Colorado.
WAI Multi Engine Rating Scholarship ($3,000 each): Morgan M. Gillespie, Prescott, Arizona; Gabrielle F. Palmas, Phoenix, Arizona; Theodore W. Johnson, Ypsilanti, Michigan; and Meira Leonard, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship ($5,000 each): Erin Walling, Beavercreek, Ohio; and Jodie A. Gawthrop, Westfield, Indiana.
Scholarships that will be awarded at the 2020 International Women in Aviation Conference from March 5-7, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, will be announced and posted online by July 1, 2019.