Happy Holidays! Since it’s the season of giving and time to “Better be good  for goodness sakes”, I wanted to remind everyone, who is thinking of taking any kind of flight training, to consider applying for a scholarship.

There are so many out there one of them has your name on it. The deadline for me to receive your application for the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship is Jan 1. I then review it to make sure that all the i’s are dotted and t’s crossed. It is then sent onto 99s central. Please visit the website for the Southwest Section to see a listing of all available scholarships, sws99.org/scholarship and have a great time with family and friends!

Cindy Pickett

Marin 99s $500 “Wing Up” Check Ride Scholarship:

The purpose of thescholarship is to provide funding for the initial(private) or next level (instrument, commercial, etc.) check ride to support the dreams of women embracing aviation either as a personal passion or as a career.

Application criteria includes: residency within 100 miles of Marin County Airport and the applicant must be eligible for the rating being applied for (ie: number of hours required) and have completed the written requirements for the rating.

Due May 31st. Scholarship award dependent on funds available. Check ride may be within the next year. Please send a description of your flying history, and intentions of flying in the future.

Send applications to Cindy Pickett: clpickett@verizon.net

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