Blackwell – Walker Memorial Scholarship
Each year, in June, the Spaceport 99s Chapter awards the Blackwell – Walker Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $1500. Also included is one year’s dues to the Ninety-Nines.
To be eligible an applicant must be: 1) female, 2) at least 18 years old, 3) at least a Private Pilot, 4) living in, or be a permanent resident of The 99s Southeast Section, 5) of financial need, and 6) must have a desire to make aviation her career. (The 99s Southeast Section includes FL, GA, NC, SC, AL, MS, LA and TN.)
Applications are sent to the Chairman of each 99s Chapter in the Southeast Section, to the Scholarship Office of colleges and universities with aviation programs in the Southeast Section, and to anyone who requests a copy. The application is also available on this website by clicking the “Application” link below. This annual announcement is done in early March. Completed applications must be received between March 1st and May 1st. A panel of three judges evaluates all applications and determines the winner. All applicants are notified of the judges decision.
Click here for a copy of the scholarship application.
Click here to meet the 2020 winner.
Click here for information about other 99s scholarships.