Thursday, July 01, 2010

Girls With Wings Scholarship Announcement

Girls With Wings, Inc., announces their 4th Annual Scholarship Program for a future Girl With Wings. The application packet requires 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. Applicants must not have yet received a private pilot's license but have completed her solo. Entries are to be received between July 1st and August 31st, 2010. At least one $1000 scholarship winner will be notified October 1st and be sent funds to be used toward flying lessons. The awardee agrees to submit updates with at least three pictures taken during flight training and a final essay summarizing how the scholarship helped her, what she learned and her intent to continue her work as a Girls With Wings role model. Full details at

Girls With Wings, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on introducing young girls to their role models in aviation-related occupations. Website activities and inspirational stories of women involved in various fields of aviation will motivate girls to pursue their own skyward adventures. Fundraising for outreach activities is done through the sales of Girls With Wings™ merchandise designed to let everyone know “Yes, Girls Can Fly!” While some may view some of our products as just t-shirts, we believe that it is in fact a statement about the potential of girls to be intimately connected with Aviation (and other Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based fields) from the time they are born.

GIRLS WITH WINGS, INC: A nonprofit organization using aviation to entertain and educate girls about their limitless opportunities for personal growth via an interactive website and presentations to girls groups and organizations. The scholarships are primarily funded through private donations. If you wish to schedule a presentation, make a contribution or receive further details regarding program information, please contact Lynda Meeks at or 216.577.6131.

For more information, visit
or contact:
Lynda Meeks, Executive Director
Ph: 216.577.6131

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