Dottie Sanders Memorial Flight Scholarship

Written by Hannah Fowler

A $1,000 award to help fund flight training.

Applicant must

  1. be a female,
  2. reside in San Diego, Riverside, Orange or Imperial counties OR  be a member of any chapter of the Southwest Section of the Ninety-Nines,
  3. PPL applicants must have passed the written and soloed
  4. If for an advanced rating/certificate, applicant must have Private certificate. Funds may be used to help fund Private Pilot training OR if a certified pilot applicant, may be used to fund training for the Instrument, Commercial, Multi Engine, or any Flight Instructor certificates. There is a 90 day limit to apply funds towards training.

The San Diego Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. is part of an international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement in aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support. The Ninety-Nines was established in 1929 by 99 female pilots with Amelia Earhart as its first president, reflecting the pioneering spirit and courage of women aviators. The organization’s mission is to ...

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Eligibility information

College & Graduate Students