Scholarships offered by of The 99s

Money towards your degree or new rating

The New England Section Member Scholarship open to any member of the three chapters of the New England Section who has been a continuous member for two years. Scholarship is for $2000 — Contact us for more information.

Eastern New England Chapter offers scholarships annually with deadline of January 31, available for women and men studying for a career in aviation or training in aviation.The Connecticut Chapter offers $1,000 Scholarship awarded every other year.

The Eastern New England Scholarships are: 

  • ENE Candie Oldham Honorary Scholarship – $2,000: Open to both women and men who are residents of New England or studying in New England region and have soloed.
  • William Bridge Scholarship – $2,000: Open to a woman with at least a private pilot certificate who is a resident of New England, or is studying in New England for training towards an advanced rating

The deadline for the scholarships is January 31. Contact Julie Marron at

The International 99s offers the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship program. 


AEMSF Scholarship application package is due to the chapter AE Scholarship chair by December 1 of each year. Visit Nintey-Nines AE Scholarship for application packages and application process details.

Each year The 99s offer…

– Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for licensed pilot members to advance in training and education in aviation and aerospace, including scholarships to complete additional pilot certificates and ratings, jet type ratings, college degrees, technical training and an Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship established in memory of 99 member Vicki Cruse.

– Research Scholar Grants to add to the world’s knowledge of women in aviation and aerospace.

– FLY NOW AWARD For brand new Student Pilot members with stepped funding toward completion of the recreational pilot, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate. Deadline for the Fall Fly Now Award is Sept. 15th. You must be a 99s member by Aug. 15th  to qualify.

For more information on any of these scholarships please contact Katahdin Wings Scholarship Chair at: