Scholarship Essays and Instructions

2015 Scholarship Winners

 

Scholarship Application Instructions & Essay Questions

We are accepting online scholarship applications now! You may apply for any of the scholarships for which you meet the requirements and wish to be considered. Priority of applicants will go to Whirly-Girls who:

  1. Have not received a scholarship in the last four years;
  2. Have volunteered for the organization recently.

You must provide a separate essay for each scholarship for which you wish to be considered.
Please Download the Essay Questions (link below) and return it/them to the scholarship committee at scholarships@whirlygirls.org.

Deadline: October 1. Submitted and emailed by the end of business to: scholarships@whirlygirls.org.

Winners will be notified by email and are requested to attend the Whirly-Girl Scholarship Awards Banquet at HELI-EXPO, which is usually in early March.
*If you prefer to receive a paper copy of the application and mail it to the scholarship committee, email us.

Scholarship Application Essay Forms

Essay questions are REQUIRED for every scholarship for which you are applying.
In addition to submitting the online application on our website, all essay questions (preferably Word or pdf) must be emailed to the scholarship committee by October 1st. Please answer the following questions in detail.

  1. Why do you want this specific scholarship?
  2. Give an in depth description of how you intend to utilize this scholarship.
  3. What are your career goals in the helicopter industry and how will this scholarship help you achieve them?
  4. Please explain why you believe you are eligible for this scholarship and how you meet the requirements specified for this scholarship.

Save your essay documents with names next to each scholarship in the right column, based on which scholarship(s) you are applying for. (see below)

Scholarship Name List of Essays (available on application form)
Whirly-Girls Memorial Flight Training app_memorial.doc
Whirly-Girls Helicopter Add-On Flight Training app_addon.doc
Advanced Mountain Flight Training app_mountain.doc
Airbus Flight Training app_airbus.doc
Antipodean Aviation and Embry-Riddle Wire and Obstacle Environment Awareness Course app_antipodean.doc
Aviation Specialties Night Vision Goggles app_asu.doc
Embry-Riddle Commercial Helicopter Pilot Ground School Course app_eraucomm.doc
FlightSafety International Bell 206 app_flightsafety.doc
Garmin GTN & G500/600 Course app_garmin.doc
Oregon Aero CRM/AMRM Instructor Training app_crmi.doc
Robinson Helicopter R22/R44 Safety Course app_robinson2244.doc
Robinson Helicopter R66 Safety Course app_robinson66.doc
Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course app_survivalsystems.doc

 

Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund, Inc. – 2017 Scholarship Application

 

Example of Essay Questions

 

Download the application essay questions

  1. Give an in depth description of how you intend to utilize this scholarship.
  2. What are your career goals in the helicopter industry and how will this scholarship help you achieve them?
  3. Please explain why you believe you are eligible for this scholarship and how you meet the requirements specified for this scholarship.