International Society of Women Type Rating Scholarships

Written by Paul Wynns

ISA+21 awards two B737 or A320 type ratings valued each at $10,000 each year. 

Type Rating Scholarship winners will complete their training with Flight Training International in Miami, Dallas, or Denver USA.  

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • An ATP (or ICAO equivalent) license 
  • A minimum of 2500 hours total flight time
  • A minimum of 500 multi-engine turbine flight time included in the total time, and 
  • A current first class medical certificate
  • In pursuit of a career as an airline pilot


  • Only one Type Rating Scholarship is allowed in a lifetime
  • Applicants may apply as many times as they wish
  • Winner has 18 months to complete training
  • Funds will be paid directly to the approved flight school
  • The winner is responsible for travel, housing, and personal expenses during training
  • Open to female applicants, as indicated on their pilot certificate

The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) is a pioneering organization dedicated to supporting and advancing the careers of women airline pilots around the globe. Founded in 1978, ISA+21 started as a small group of 21 female pilots who gathered to share their experiences and challenges in a profession that, at the time, had very few women. The "+21" in the name serves as a homage ...

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Eligibility information

College & Graduate Students