Sutter Buttes 99’s – 2018 scholarship

The Sutter Buttes chapter of 99s is offering a scholarship in 2018 to any 99 belonging to a chapter within 99 air miles of Yuba City, California $1,500 will be awarded to the winning applicant to be used toward a certificate or rating.

To be eligible, the following is required:

  • You must have been a 99 for at least one year from 12/31/16
  • You must have completed at least 5 hours toward the rating requested
  • You must have 25 hours flight time within the last 6 months

The Application Package Consists of the Following:

  1. Official Application Form
  2. Copies of licenses and medical certificates
  3. Copy of logbook entries showing minimum 5 hours instruction toward requested rating and 25 hours of flight time within last 6 months
  1. One page, double-spaced, typed personal essay addressing the following questions:
  • List your ratings, certificates, experience in aviation
  • What are your aviation goals and what are you currently doing to achieve these objectives?
  • What is your financial need and how have you financed your flying?
  • How would you use your new rating to give back to the 99s and/or your community?
  1. Two maximum 1-page Letters of Recommendation—one from a flight instructor who has flown with you and another from a non-relative who knows you well

Finalists may be interviewed by a committee including at least one non-99 from local aviation Community; financial need will be considered in the selection of the recipient; you do not need to be pursuing a career in aviation, but must justify the use of the rating/certificate you are pursuing; award money will be paid directly to flight school/instructor upon receipt of invoice from instructor and must be used within the 12 months following notification of award.

Send Applications to Carol Andrews, 13760 Laurel Hill Loop, Penn Valley CA 95946 postmarked by APRIL 10, 2018.

Selection of Recipient will be announced by May 10, 2018

For further information:

Carol Andrews (530) 432-2827   email:


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