The Women in Aviation International is delighted to offer the Yukiko Howell Memorial S.T.E.M. Scholarship. This scholarship is exclusively open to students who are pursuing career in STEM – related field. In addition, candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution for degree or certificate program. The winning candidates will receive up to $1,500. The application deadline is 1 November 2017.
The Washington State Chapter of WAI offers a $1,500 scholarship for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in memory of Yukiko Howell. Yukiko taught math, science, and Japanese language for many years at Annie Wright School, a private school in Tacoma, Washington. After obtaining her private pilot certificate, Yukiko taught weekly aviation lessons at her school, including the basics of flying. She advocated aviation in her lessons, emphasizing math and science proficiency as a means to achieve an exciting aviation career.
The winners of this Yukiko Howell Memorial S.T.E.M. Scholarship will be granted $1,500.
Level and Area of Studies
College or university level.
Place of Study: Not specified.
U.S students may apply this scholarship.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, the applicant shall be pursuing higher education toward a STEM career or continuing education STEM classes, be enrolled in an accredited institution (includes two- and four-year colleges, technical institutes, certificate programs), have experience volunteering in STEM or aviation-related events and/or WAI activities in the previous year, and submit an essay that includes detailed explanations of the applicant’s career plans, goals, and volunteer experiences.
Please click the website and application link below for further instruction.
1 November 2017.