Phoenix Ninety-Nines Chapter Scholarship

Up to two $2,000 awards offered annually. Scholarship can be used toward Private Pilot or Advanced Certificates/Ratings.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a female U.S. citizen, resident of the state of Arizona, possess a student pilot certificate or better.

Deadline to apply: June 15th

Courtney Smith used her chapter scholarship for emergency maneuver training

Ninety-Nines Fly NOW Award

The Fly Now Awards are scholarships of up to $6,000 offered to Student Pilot Members of the 99s based on completion of specific training milestones.

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must hold a student pilot certificate, have been an official Student Pilot Member ​three months prior to the application deadline and show financial need.

Offered by the Ninety-Nines twice annually, with approximately twenty scholarships awarded each cycle.

Deadlines to apply: ​April 1st and ​October 1st each year

Emily Spratte won a Fly NOW Award & earned her Private Pilot Certificate.

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Foundation Award

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are for licensed pilot members to advance in training and education in aviation and aerospace, and will pay for:

  • One full additional pilot certificate or rating
  • Jet type rating
  • Up to $10,000 renewable academic scholarship
  • One full technical training or certification course
  • Emergency Maneuver Training, in memory of Vicki Cruse
  • International Scholarship for pilots in developing countries, in memory of Kitty Houghton.

Eligibility: Applicant must be a member of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. continuously ​for one full year as of January 1st. Note: There is no length of membership requirement for Vicki Cruse or Kitty Houghton Scholarships. There are chapter quotas for applications. For a complete list of criteria and instructions on applying, please visit the website listed below.

Offered by the Ninety-Nines once per year, with approximately twenty scholarships awarded.

Deadline to apply: ​January 1st of each year

iuhiuhEmily Johnson used her AE Scholarship to earn her multi-engine add-on rating.

Additional Flight Training Scholarships:

Phoenix Chapter Scholarship Archives

Phoenix Chapter Scholarship Winners:

2019– Nancy Crase, Hannah Henderson

​2018– Anne Muirhead, Felecia Zahn

2017 — Sherlyn Halloran, Courtney Smith

2016 — Diana LeSueur, Sara Mazzarella

2015 — Emily Johnson

2014 — Kayla Waskowski, Leah Thomas

2013 — Diana LeSueur

2012 — Theresa Farley, Sherlyn Halloran

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund Winners from Phoenix Chapter:

2019– Felecia Zahn (multi-engine add-on), Stephanie Frazier (Instrument)

2018– Magdalena Jarda (Multi-Engine add-on), Tessie Quintana (Commercial), Samantha Sizemore (Instrument), Keely Costello (Vicki Cruse Emergency Maneuver Training)

2017 — Emily Johnson (Multi-Engine add-on), Sara Mazzarella (Instrument)

2016 — Emily Johnson (Instrument)

2015 — Diana LeSueur (Instrument), Jeanne Rieck (Multi-Engine add-on), Courtney Smith (Multi-Engine add-on)

2013 — Sherlyn Halloran (Multi-Engine Instructor and CFI renewal), Theresa Farley (Instrument)

2012 — Gabrielle Palmas (Instrument)

2010 — Marina Saettone (Utility Vertical Reference Course-Helicopter)


AEMSF Fly Now   Winners from Phoenix Chapter:

2019– Summerleigh Martin

2018– Isabella Del Principe, Emily Spratte

2017 — Lauren Bills, Stephanie Frazier, Amber MacKenzie, Klara Olcott

2016 — Isabella Diep, Magdalena Jarda, Claudia Marquez, Sara Mazzarella

2014 — Audree Davis, Emily Johnson

2013 — Diana LeSueur

2008 — Mallory Schreck