Each year, the Santa Rosa chapter of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots awards a scholarship to a local woman pilot. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds to be used for a specific rating or certificate in flight training and/or continuing education to further the recipient’s pursuit of a career in aviation. Eligible applicants must be at least 17 years old, and they must reside within 300 miles of the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa. Previous Santa Rosa Ninety-Nine aviation scholarship recipients are not eligible.
Judging criteria will include the demonstration of activities, the ability to meet planned goals, and a commitment to the field of aviation. The scholarship funds may be applied to academic tuition, to fees for technical schools or to flight training. The scholarship must be used within one year of the date the scholarship is issued. The Santa Rosa Ninety-Nines scholarship committee will notify the winning candidate and all the candidates who did not qualify by mid-August.