The WIA Foundation is pleased to provide scholarships to women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, math or science. One or more awards will be given each year to a rising junior or senior in college, to be applied during the upcoming academic year. To be eligible for the WIA Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field and be a rising junior or senior working towards a Bachelor's degree in engineering, math or science. An applicant must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application and must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, and plan to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year. Each applicant must have a college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be female of any nationality. To apply, please send in one merged PDF the following materials to the application form found on the website, high school and college transcripts, two letters of recommendation from a professor, or a supervisor of summer or Co-op work experience, or a supervisor of research work. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted. References or transcripts may be emailed separately, if necessary. Additionally, please include a 500-1000 word essay responding to the following: "Imagine that you are tryin

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
June 18
Available to Class Level
Juniors, Seniors
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Aviation/Aerospace, Engineering-Related Technologies, Engineering/Technology, Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Society
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Program and Event Specialist
Women in Aerospace Foundation
204 E Street NE
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC , 20002
(202) 547-0229

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