Friday, August 10, 2007

Announcing the Girls With Wings Scholarship!

Announcing the First Ever Girls With Wings™ Scholarship!

We are pleased to announce that we will be now accepting applications for the 1st Annual GWW Scholarship. Applications are to be an essay with photo stating why the applicant believes she is a role model for Girl With Wings™, to include her motivation, inspirations and future plans. There is no minimum or maximum length required in the essays; quality and completeness are key. There is no need to submit financial information, but if a factor, can be discussed in the essay. The only prerequisite is that applicants must not have yet received her private pilot's license. Applicants agree to possibly have portions of or their entire essays and pictures posted on the GWW website. Deadline for submission is November 1st, 2007.

One scholarship winner will be notified December 1st, 2007 and be sent a check for $500 to be used toward flying lessons at the flight school of her choice. The winner will be ultimately determined by the President of Girls With Wings™/Very Important Pilots, LLC. The awardee agrees to have her winning essay posted on the website and to submit at least three pictures taking during flight training. In addition, the winner agrees to submit a final essay summarizing how the scholarship helped her, what she learned, and her intent to continue her work as a role model for Girls With Wings™, and her education, flight training and otherwise, by July 1st, 2008 or return the awarded amount. All awardee submissions are to be released for use by Girls With Wings™ and its parent company, Very Important Pilot, LLC, at our discretion.

Please send your essay to:
Girls With Wings Scholarship
1275 Andrews Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107

You may also email your application (and attach a photo) to:

Disclaimer: Applicants agree to not hold Very Important Pilots, LLC, accountable for the outcome of using this monetary award. The selection of a flight school for training rests solely with the awardee and the conduct and safety of the flight training is in no way the responsibility of Very Important Pilots, LLC. By submitting an application, the applicant agrees not to hold Very Important Pilots, LLC, liable for any harm or injury, personal or otherwise, that may result from the award, if she is so selected.
Girls With Wings™ is a movement to encourage more young girls to have an interest in aviation. is a fun and interactive website for girls of all ages to learn more about their opportunities through an active volunteer network of women in aviation role models.

For more information, please contact:
Lynda Meeks
Founder, Girls With Wings™
"Our mission is to encourage girls to have wings no matter what they may dream."
Cell: 216.577.6131

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