WIA Foundation Annual Scholarships for Women , Inc. Scholarship Application For 2013-2014 Academic Year in USA
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WIA Foundation Annual Scholarship in Aerospace for International Women applicants in USA, has now opened applications for the 2013-14 academic year. Full scholarship details:

WIA Foundation Annual Scholarship in Aerospace

School: USA

Level: Undergraduate

Field(s): Aerospace, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Deadline:01 February 2013

Funded by: WIA Foundation

Beneficiaries: Scholarship is open to female students of any nationality.

Benefits:About two awards of $2,000 each will be given to rising seniors in college, to be applied to the 2013-2014 academic year.

Description

  • The goal of the scholarship is to encourage young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering or science or math.
  • Two merit-based awards of $2000 will be given to rising seniors in college, to be applied to the 2013-2014 academic year.

Eligibility

    To be eligible, applicants:

    Need to have minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


    Must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application, and

    Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelor’s degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year


    Need to be Interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field


    Entering senior year in the 2012-2013 academic year


  • Must be female, of any citizenship or nationality

  • The Scholarship winners will be notified by email and letter by March 15, 2013. The winners will be recognized at the Women in Aerospace Awards Dinner held in the Washington, DC area in the fall of 2013.
  • A press release will be issued with a short description of the winners and her plans for the grant, followed by an article in the WIA newsletter.

Application Requirements:

    High school and college transcripts
    • Two letters of recommendation from a professor, or a supervisor of summer or Co-op work experience, or a supervisor of research work. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted.
    • 500-1000 word essay on why the applicant is interested in aerospace, what she wants to accomplish in her career, and why she deserves the scholarship
    • Completed scholarship letter (see below), agreeing to the payment rules

Application Submission Process

    • One hard (paper) copy with the above application materials to be mailed to: WIA(Women in Aerospace ) Foundation, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee 204 E Street NE Washington, DC 20002
    • Application must be received by February 1, 2013. References or transcripts may be mailed separately, if necessary.

    Evaluation Process

  • The WIA Scholarship is a merit-based competitive award. The Women in Aerospace FS Selection Committee will evaluate applications and select a winner based on the criteria below.
    Evaluation Criteria : Transcripts – 25% ; Recommendation – 25% ; Essay – 50%


Scholarship Application Method

  • Apply by post.

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