The British Women Pilots Association (BWPA) has announced its 2020 flying scholarships are now open for applications.
The BWPA says, “One of our key aims as an organisation is to promote the training and employment of women in aviation, and the promotion of practical schemes to assist women to gain air licences.
“For this reason, a proportion of our membership fees is used to fund scholarships. In addition, we actively work with partner organisations to extend what we are able to offer.
“This year, we are delighted to offer ten scholarships to female pilots.”
The scholarships are:
BWPA Flying Start Scholarships
Two scholarships, each for £1000, for new, inexperienced pilots to gain their first qualifications
BWPA Flying High Scholarships
Two scholarships, each for £1000, for licensed pilots who wish to gain further qualifications
BWPA CATS CPL/ATPL Scholarship
A scholarship for the full value of the CATS Aviation Training, Luton groundschool CPL/ATPL (A or H) course
BWPA Bristol Groundschool ATPL Scholarships
Two scholarships, each for half the value of the Bristol Groundschool ATPL (A or H) course
BWPA Wings Alliance Scholarship
A scholarship for the full value of a Wings Alliance Airline Pilot Assessment
BWPA easyPPL Groundschool Scholarships
Two scholarships, each for the full value of an easyPPL groundschool course
Applications opened on 8 March and close at 23:59 on Thursday 30 April 2020. Apply here.